Shower Faucet Seat

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by vw6366, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. vw6366

    vw6366 New Member

    Jan 1, 2009
    OK here we go my cold water was dripping so I took it off to replace the washer and then I saw that the Faucet Seat was just sit in the pipe so I tried to put it back in the threads and they are all broke so I cant put the seat back in

    WHAT should I DO NOW
  2. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

    Dec 15, 2007
    Service Plumber
    It sounds like you are ready for a new faucet.
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    either call a plumber who has a set of taps so he can install a different sized seat, or replace the faucet.
  5. vw6366

    vw6366 New Member

    Jan 1, 2009
    so what I have to do is cut the other side of the wall and replace the hole thing or is there an easy way
  6. Mike Swearingen

    Mike Swearingen New Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Independent Real Estate Broker
    On Albemarle Sound In Northeastern NC
    Go to a pro plumbing supply house and look for shower faucets with extra large estucheon plates made for the purpose of going into the wall from the shower side to replace the faucet. The large estucheon plates will cover the larger hole necessary to remove the old and install the new faucet.
    Just ask, and they will know what you need.
    Good Luck!
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