1. J

    My pfister shower won’t turn off

    Hi I have an older pfister shower model and when I went to pull on the temp adjustment to turn on the shower it turned on like normal but the nob refuse to push back in I could really use some advice on how to fix this if anybody knows how. It won’t let me add any pictures
  2. T

    Used wrong size trowel for wall tile

    Good Evening, I installed 12x24 wall tile in my shower remodel. I realize now that I should have used a 1/2 x 1/2 trowel, but used a 1/4"x1/4" trowel. I back buttered and troweled each tile as well as the wall. I pullled up tiles every so often and always had good coverage of the back. The...
  3. Brian Kehlmeier

    Okay to use Pex B for a new addition?

    I am down to the last part of my room addition; the supply lines. I have always used copper, but my friend has a Pex B crimp tool and I know it would be a huge time saver, plus less time in the crawl space. I currently have 3/4" supply coming into the house that feeds the water heater. Every...
  4. Offguard-2

    Moving outside shower drain from dry well to storm drain

    I have an outside shower that drains to a dry well. It doesn't last long (maybe 1 to 2 minutes) before the water starts to come back up the drain. My neighbors have there outside shower drains connected to the storm drain that lets out on the street. I'd like to connect my shower drain to the...
  5. D

    Need help identifying shower mixer stem

    The stem pull out does not unscrew. It has a brass housing that is removed first that holds it in place. Has a D shaped broach. Any help would be great I took it to a plumbing supply store they looked through their catalog and could not find a match.
  6. T

    Dual Shower Temperature Problem

    I recently converted my regular tub shower combo to a dual head standing shower. Each shower head has its own control via pressure balancing valve, and I plumbed it (basically) as shown in my attached crude drawing. I’m a novice when it comes to plumbing, but based on some research, I built the...
  7. rugoofy

    Water on bathroom floor.

    After taking a shower my bathroom floor is dry but when I go back in there 1-2 hours later there are puddles of water on the floor. Any suggestions as to what could cause this? This only happens after taking a shower. Any suggestions are appreciated! Thank you!
  8. jba

    Help Convincing Inspectors They Are Wrong About Code?

    Hi All, Desperately wanting to have my final final on a whole house redo that I've been too many years working on. Failed my final plumbing with a list of small things I've already fixed and one big problem: the inspector says my shower fails under UPC 408.6 because you cannot fit a 30"...
  9. Rob13

    Fiberglass tub leaks at drain...

    How can I fix this leak? Just replaced the whole floor and studs because of this issue. It's leaking at a notch in the fiberglass. Should I sand it down or use jb weld or both? Please, Any Help Much Appreciated...
  10. C

    5 min of hot water after changing cartridge on dual delta shower

    Our master bath shower had two shower heads. One was leaking/dripping so our plumber changed both cartridges since he was already there. That fixed the leak, but ever since one side gets too hot and the other side only stays hot for 5 minutes before slowly getting colder and colder. Our plumber...
  11. B

    Clean water backing up after shower

    I am a new homeowner with a small leak/backup problem. Not sure which. Shower on second floor, washing machine in basement. Observed small amounts of water on basement floor (less then 8 fl oz) two successive days, but did not observe why. Not sure if foundation leaking (although has not been...
  12. G

    Install Delta shower valve in space with copper vent pipe

    Ripped out shower walls and alcove tub in a renovation. Planning to install Delta multichoice universal shower valve, install asks for 2x4 blocking behind. Have installed in a previous renovation but I’m not an expert. After opening though found there is a copper vent pipe right next to existing...
  13. Jdoerfler93

    Tub drain p trap problems

    All, I have an antique claw foot tub I'm installing. The drain is a brass 1.5" pipe going into the crawlspace. This is replacing a shower that used to be in the same location. When I went under to see the previous setup I got puzzled. The old shower drained through a 1.5" pvc pipe into a 2"...
  14. Mjmonty75

    Mysterious Diverter Valve Issue: Shower Diverter Keeps Moving to Closed Position

    Hello, I am having an issue with my shower and I was hoping to get some advice on what could be causing it. Every morning, I make sure to push down the diverter valve after turning off the shower valve. However, lately I have been noticing that the diverter valve is being found in the closed...
  15. Terry

    Speakman Sentinel shower valve 57-RS

    Speakman Sentinel shower valve 57-RS, which I believe uses the G05-0218-MO valve body parts.
  16. 729zoom

    Pipes protruding past front of wall studs 1/8"

    I just discovered the pipes run to the tub/shower valve stick out past the studs below the valve and above the valve before the pipe goes back more inside the wall cavity about 1' up. If the tile guy was planning to use backerboard, I believe this would pose a problem but if he floats the wall...
  17. Margeson

    Will check valve work to fool Delta scald guard shower valve?

    We have a Rinnai tankless water heater, natural gas powered, new 2021. Set to 130 degrees F. Home has good water supply 60PSI very consistent. No issues with water heater. Four sink faucets produce hot water perfectly. 2 baths have Delta shower faucets, new 2021, with scald guard. I...
  18. Phantomracer

    Symmons shower/tub valve - low volume and little hot water

    Having an issue with the Symmons shower/tub valve (shocking I know) . The volume of water/pressure is low, and the temp does not get very hot. The diverter (ta-25a) was stuck, so I removed it. it is working now (unrelated but I wanted it fixed) Removing the shower head, the volume of water...
  19. RoboRoberto

    Plumbing Shower drain into Existing Concrete

    My elderly aunt was just diagnosed with a medical condition, so she's moving in with me into my ADU (I've always planned on her moving in anyway, but the medical issue just made it sooner). Only issue is, the ADU has a toilet, sink, but no shower (which I'm sure was originally planned because...
  20. Terry

    Crane single handle shower, very old

    Crane single handle shower, very old, I have never seen one like this one.
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