How to use single handle shower

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by greenmax, May 5, 2010.

  1. greenmax

    greenmax New Member

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    Hi,
    I have a rookie question for this forum :).

    We just moved into a property that has a Delta faucet in the master tub. We have not been able to figure out how to use the shower. The tub spout works fine when I turn the knob and we can control the temperature of the water by turning the knob.

    I can not figure out a way of sending water to the shower. I have tried to pull/push the knob and twist it in every possible direction.


    The knob for the faucer is similar to this one. It is a Delta brand and I dont know any more details about it.




    Is there something very obvious that I am missing.

    Thanks

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  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    You turn the water on and then pull DOWN on the ring around where the water is coming out of the spout.
  3. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

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    If your spout looks like this:

    delta_tub_spout..jpg
    pull down on the ring at the nose.
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  4. greenmax

    greenmax New Member

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    Thanks.

    Thanks for the replies. This works fine forme. I should have seen it eariler :)
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