How to Sweat a Shower Faucet?

Answer When installing a new shower mixing valve, the connections are sweated into place. This is the term used to describe the soldering process that seals the pipes together. Plumbers use this process t... Read More »

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How to Fix a Tub and Shower Faucet?

A combination tub and shower faucet gives you the best of both worlds--it's a shower and bath faucet in one. However, the faucet parts wear down after so much use, which means a replacement is in o... Read More »

Your shower faucet drips only when water is turned on in other parts of the house for instance dishwasher This began when you changed the shower head Why is this happening?

Have you got two single faucets or a single lever faucet? It could be a pressure imbalance or it could just need maintenance

How to Adjust a Shower Faucet?

If your shower faucet doesn't produce enough hot water, the problem may not be the water heater, but the faucet's handle mechanism. Adjusting the shower faucet handle provides more rotation of the ... Read More »

How to Fix a Bathroom Shower Faucet?

Your bathroom shower faucet leaks when the parts inside the handle (called the shower faucet cartridge) begin to wear down. These parts are made of plastic, so their lifespan may be limited to just... Read More »