1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Terry

    Crane single handle shower, very old

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

    How to unstick the stop valves of a Moen shower?

    Hello, I need to substitute the cartridge of my old Moen pull-out shower handle that has become so hard to push back in that in the last attempt I broke the faceplate. The problem is that I live in a condo and I can't switch off the water to my apartment without affecting the whole column (which...
  6. Garrit22

    Removing old Moen with no set screw

    I'm helping a friend remove their shower knob to replace it but can't figure out how to pull it off. There used to be a handle and screw that held that in place but that was lost. It is a Moen shower handle. Any ideas or help identifying the model?
  7. Conqurall

    Aquabrass, Mystery Shower Cartridge

    I have a shower cartridge that I cannot identify. I have pulled on all my sources and have come up empty handed. Does this look familiar to anyone?
  8. Greenwood

    Shower sound from downstairs neighbor super loud

    Hello, I wish I could get some advice here. I am living upstairs in a condo. Recently, my downstairs neighbor's shower sound is super loud which always wake me up from sound sleep at late night. It's like they are showering in my bathroom. It didn't occur before and only recently since one day...
  9. Greenwood

    Shower sound from downstairs too loud

    Hello, I wish I could get some advice here. I am living upstairs in a condo. Recently, my downstairs neighbor's shower sound is super loud which always wake me up from sound sleep at late night. It's like they are showering in my bathroom. I have recorded the sound with a decibel meter. Here...
  10. DeRun

    Need Help! Adding Shower to Basement Half - Drain and venting

    Hi. Noobie here and thanks for the add! I'm a DIYer and want to add a shower to the half bath in basement. Not sure how to add drain line and vent. Please see pic attached. Red arrows show toilet and sink drain direction under slab. The blue circle shows where the copper vent meets slab...
  11. MzG

    Probably a stupid question, but…

    I purchased a home recently that turned out to be a mobile home with add one. On the outside it looks great and never guessed it wasn’t a stick built home, but am finding LOTS of undercover issues! I decided to convert my extremely small full bath into a half bath when I discovered the subfloor...
  12. TheOverThinker

    Drywall / Coating shower renovation. 1950's

    Hmm. Consider this shower: This was apparently built between 1957 and 1966, but without the required City permits. It's now come to light with the authority having jurisdiction, and must be inspected to meet the 2019 California Residential Code. The City has no problem with the galvanized...
  13. Beadyeye

    Abca01004, Shower mixing when off and dumping water into cold pipe; can you help identify the hardware manufacturer?

    My shower is constantly mixing hot and cold water and dumping into the cold pipe. It also won’t mix in enough hot water anymore. I also can’t figure out the manufacturer to find out what part I’d need to order and replace. Can you help identify who manufacturers the hardware and help me find...
  14. WoodchuckDIY

    Master Suite Bath Drain Advice - Tub and Bath Separate

    Hello All! I've been perusing the forums (and much of the web for that matter) without finding details on the proper way to vent a stand alone shower and stand alone tub into the same drain line. In addition to this, open to any feedback/concerns/advice on my general plans for the relocation...
  15. Narshe9999

    Leaking Grohe Grohtherm 1000 Temperature Control. New shower could be installed within a month. How should I fix this without throwing away $300?

    Hello! This installation is about 20 years old now, and this is the first problem I've had. It leaks whether the shower is running or off. It leaks whether the temperature control knob is turned hot, cold or in between. It has been leaking for 2 weeks. And the leaking is getting a lot worse...
  16. Rkol297

    Hansgrohe - Two function Shower with a shared function - Plumbing nightmare

    Hello, I'm installing the Hansgrohe iBox part # - 01850181 with the Quattro Rough 3 way diverter valve 15930181 that allows for the use of two separate functions (Rain shower & Hand Shower) as well as a shared function (both together. I've plumbed them up and when I got to the plumbing of the...
  17. Positronus

    Moving shower drain across floor joist

    Below is the diagram of my bathroom plumbing system, hopefully it's somewhat correct. I'd like to move shower drain to the right of the joist (marked with 'new'). I was thinking about following options, that might as well be incorrect because I am not very versed in plumbing codes: * Move drain...
  18. Oldtimm

    Venting a basement shower remodel

    Hello all, In the process of a remodel and I'm trying to wrap my head around how to vent the shower. The way I see it, I have two options based on where everything needs to be. Option A (red lines are my proposed runs): Option B: The shower trap will be too close to the wall to fork off of...
  19. Dumb DIY

    Rubber Gasket won’t seat onto 2 inch PVC shower drain all the way.

    Hey guys, Replacing an old acrylic shower pan that was on it’s last leg with a new acrylic one. The shower pan I bought came with a special drain that I haven’t seen before. Standard center drain, however the drain has a rubber gasket that is supposed to fit over the 2 inch pvc drain pipe. Had...
  20. JMustang

    HELP! Shower Head Leaking when Guest Bath is Used

    My master shower dribbles and drips when the guest bath/shower is used. Both the valve and cartridge(Single Lever) have been replaced and it's still doing it. What the heck?
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