Replace Moen Shower Cartridge Question

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by rubyburns, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. rubyburns

    rubyburns New Member

    Sep 5, 2006
    Would a plumber be able to replace the cartridge of a Moen shower faucet (the one handle variety) with a dripping problem if they didn't know the model number. I am assuming they could just take it apart and tell by looking at the cartridge?

    Approx. (I know there is a price difference in area, etc.) how much would this cost?

    Thanks, Ruby
  2. Lancaster

    Lancaster New Member

    Nov 7, 2005
    Yes,they would.
    The price could be anywhere from 100 to 500$.
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  4. rubyburns

    rubyburns New Member

    Sep 5, 2006
    Oh, come on - $500, really. I would never have a plumber out who would charge so much. Maybe in New York City or London :D

    I asked hubby tonight and he said the guy he wants me to call charges $85/hour which, I think, includes the trip charge. Couldn't possibly take more than an hour to replace one cartridge. Well, unless the whole apparatus fell apart as soon as he unscrewed the handle :rolleyes:
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