COMMUNITY FORUM

sally79

07:36AM | 09/11/05
Member Since: 09/10/05
2 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
I have a shower faucet with one knob that only controls temperature. I have no control over volume and I would like to change the faucet where I can control volume independently of temperature. How can I change this? I took off the cap & pulled off the control knob and plate cover. There is just a single bronze colored valve sticking out of the wall. Is this what I need to replace to get the volume control? Thanks


RayVinZant

06:50AM | 09/14/05
Member Since: 08/29/04
227 lifetime posts
You will have to replace the valve, though you probably cannot replace it from the front side. You probably have to open up the wall on the back side, by cutting the drywall and extracting the valve from the back. Connections to the shower head and water supply will have to be cut and the new valve installed with couplings. Its not a very difficult job, but make sure you read the instructions for installation that come with the new faucet. Get a book on home plumbing by Black and Decker. This will help you to understand plumbing remodeling.

Good Luck

Raymond VinZant Plumbing Prof.

sally79

06:56AM | 09/14/05
Member Since: 09/10/05
2 lifetime posts
Thanks for the helpful reply. Now I at least have some idea what needs to be done. Couldn't find info regarding it anywhere else.
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

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

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Painting your front door a striking color is risky, but it will really grab attention. Picking the right shade (and finish... Built on a rocky island in the Drina River, near the town of Bajina Basta, Serbia, this wooden house was cobbled together ... Large steel-framed windows flood the interior of this remodeled Michigan barn with daylight. The owners hired Northworks A... Edging formed with upside-down wine bottles is a refreshing change. Cleverly and artistically involving recycled materials... A Washington State couple called on BC&J Architects to transform their 400-square-foot boathouse into a hub for family bea... Similar to the elevated utensil concept, hanging your pots and pans from a ceiling-mounted rack keeps them nearby and easy... For windows, doors, and mirrors that could use a little definition, the Naples Etched Glass Border adds a decorative flora... The thyme growing between these stepping stones adds a heady fragrance to strolls along this lush, low-maintenance garden ... Decoupage is an easy way to add any paper design to your switch plate, whether it is wallpaper, scrapbook paper, book page... 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... Reluctant to throw away any of those unidentified keys in your junk drawer? Hang them from a few chains attached to a simp... A stripped-down model, sans screened porch, starts out at $79,000. Add the porch, a heated floor for the bath, and all the... Salvaged boards in varying widths and colors make up the dramatic accent wall in this attic space. The high-gloss white of... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp2