How do i change a mix-it valve on a shower?

Answer Replacing CartridgesTurn off the water supply to the shower. Remove the screw holding the shower handle with a screwdriver or Allen wrench. Remove the handle. Unscrew the escutcheon, if there is on... Read More »

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How can i change a valve behind a shower?

The valve located behind the shower is known as the shower diverter, and works to divert the water from the main plumb up to the shower head, where the pressure from the water creates the force of ... Read More »

How do you change the cartridge in a Cuthbert shower diverter valve?

Replace Cuthbert shower diverter Note: this is for a Cuthbert brand shower diverter installed in 1977. It's a separate valve between the hot and cold, and above the tub spout but below the shower ... Read More »

How to Fix a Shower Mixer Valve?

Inside a shower mixer valve is a cartridge that regulates water flow and temperature. It can be made of plastic or brass, and it has a series of strategically placed holes that align with the inlet... Read More »

How do I Install a Thermasatic Shower Valve?

One of the attractive features of a thermostatic shower valve is its ability to shut down if the cold water is interrupted, to prevent accidental scalding. Because of its ability to pre-mix the hot... Read More »