Leaky shower faucets are usually fixed by replacing worn out parts in the shower faucet valve such as the cartridge in single handle shower faucets. Shower faucet valve parts get worn down in time due to regular use, cor... More »

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A shower stem can be replaced by turning the water off and removing the existing stem. Basic tools such as a screwdriver and wrench are needed. More »

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Repair a leaking Delta shower valve by replacing the cartridge. Prior to starting the repairs, shut off the water supply at the main. Most repairs can be done without cutting through the drywall behind the valve. More »

To fix a leaky shower faucet, begin by purchasing all the necessary parts. Shut off the water from going to the shower faucet and remove the faucet handle. Unscrew the stem assembly using channel lock pliers and repair t... More »

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Some common repairs for a leaky bathroom faucet include replacing the washer in compression faucets, the O-ring in compression and cartridge faucets, and the cartridge valve in the cartridge faucets. Sometimes, the valve... More »

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Stop a Moen faucet from dripping by replacing the cartridge. Moen cartridges are readily available, but the company makes several different styles of cartridges, so remove the old one and take it to the plumbing supply s... More »

Repair a leaking Delta shower valve by replacing the cartridge. Prior to starting the repairs, shut off the water supply at the main. Most repairs can be done without cutting through the drywall behind the valve. More »