What temperature should a hot shower be?

Answer A hot shower at 120 degrees F provides hot water without a scalding hazard. Water heater manufacturers often recommend 140 degrees, but this increases mineral buildup and corrosion and shortens the... Read More »

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How to Have a Consistent Shower Temperature?

Newer single lever faucets in showers contain anti-scald devices to prevent harmful temperature extremes. By mechanically limiting the range of travel of the mixing valve, the balance of hot water ... Read More »

How to Fix the Temperature on a Delta Shower Knob?

To optimize your shower's comfort and safety levels, adjust the maximum temperature of the hot water that flows through your Delta shower faucet by adjusting the faucet's pressure balance valve. Th... Read More »

Why does my shower keep getting colder after I have set it to a good temperature. Is there anything I can do?

It sounds like your hot water heater needs some maintenance. Depending on it's age, it might have a lot of calcium buildup in it. You should probably have a plumber look at it.

How to Adjust a Shower Handle's Temperature Limits?

Some shower handles control only the flow of the water coming out of the shower. But many contemporary shower handles also control the water temperature limit. A small adjustable piece on the show... Read More »