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 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 »

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 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 »

How to Adjust the Temperature on a Moen Shower Valve?

You may have noticed that the temperature of the water flowing from your Moen shower has changed. The water may be cooler or warmer than you are used to due to changes in the temperature of your lo... Read More »