08:59AM | 02/06/08
Member Since: 02/05/08
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I am currently trying to remodel my bathroom. But ran in to a situation, so my question is. Do you have to use a diverter when in put in the tub and shower or can you just use a tee? Mu husband says it will cause to much pressure to build up.

Please advise

Thanks for reading

Beth S


10:40AM | 02/06/08
Member Since: 04/25/05
1915 lifetime posts
Without a dirverter of some kind all of the water will only come out of the tub spount.

Some faucets that diverters built in.

Some use a seperate valve. And some of those have multiple ports so that you can selectr different combination of shower heads.

But the basic installations the shower vavle has 2 ports (or one and a T). They the spout has a shut off vavle in it that stops the flow of water to the tub and forces it up the shower.


07:14AM | 02/08/08
Member Since: 01/24/06
1558 lifetime posts
Your husband should listen to you and leave the plumbing to someone better suited to do it


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