05:27AM | 03/31/08
Member Since: 03/28/08
1 lifetime posts
Sr. apt. bldg. is only 4 years old.

When I moved in almost 3 yrs ago, no one had ever lived in the apt. From the beginning I had the problem that when taking a shower the water would turn cold on me. Talked to the maintenance man who just gave me a long look. Contacted manufacturer. They suggested to hire a licensed plumber the management company refused to do (in order to save money).

Thermostats have only three (3) settings: A, B, C. They are set on B. At times the water will be scalding hot, kitchen and bathroom sinks, but not the shower. What's the problem??


12:44PM | 04/13/08
Member Since: 07/22/04
530 lifetime posts
if it's a single handle it could be the limit on the shower valve is out too far not allowing enough hot to be mixed with the cold.

put in another request and tell him what i said.


maintenance supervisor.

p.s. others are scalding hot? that's not right either but i've never heard complaints of water being too hot but there are codes.


Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.


type the code from the image


Post_new_button or Login_button

With technology similar to that used by keyless ignition cars, the Kevo communicates with your iPhone via Bluetooth or a k... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... For some decorative recycling, consider burying old bottles upside down to create edging for your garden beds and walkways... Chocolate-colored walls and large window frames allow the exposed wood beams to take center stage in this small screened p... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... Like no other floor type, a checkerboard design works wonders to underscore the retro kitchen theme. Vinyl flooring, ceram... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... In this urban apartment, a standard-issue patio became a serene and green perch by replacing the typical concrete with gro... If you put the washing machine in the mudroom, you can stop the kids from walking through the house in dirty, grass-staine...
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon