|Posted by Dale's Plumbing Service LMP` on January 25, 19100 at 20:01:08:|
|In response to Re: Replacing Shower Valve Body|
: I just bought an older home that has galvanized steel plumbing. Recently the bath tub spout
: began leaking between the back of the spout and the fake tile surround wall. It leaks even after
: the water is turned off, and I think it's coming from the hot water side.
: I'd like to replace the shower valve body, but am unsure how to access it. I think it would be
Installing it with diolectric unions is fine. But you sure have a problem getting to this faucet. I guess it is a flip of the coin.I think i would try inside first, but be prepared to get another tub encloser. I would supect that the sheet rock needs to be replaced anyway. Dale's Plumbing Service LMP
: My other option is to remove the exterior wood siding and plywood sheeting from the outside
: Also, once I get in there, I'm a little leery of dealing with the old galvanized pipe. There are hot
: Thanks, any advice is greatly appreciated.
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