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 »

Top Q&A For: How to Sweat a Shower Faucet

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 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 »

How to Remove an Old Shower Tub Faucet?

The faucet is the part of the shower tub that controls the flow of water. The faucet handle is attached to a part called the valve stem. Opening and closing the handle turns the valve stem which, i... Read More »

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Faucet?

A leaking shower faucet will cost you money on your water bill. However, you don't have to spend additional money on a professional plumber to get it fixed. Following a few simple steps will allow ... Read More »