To replace a shower faucet, remove the faucet handles, escutcheons and faucet posts, insert new faucet posts into the old plumbing, mount new escutcheons, screw in the new faucet handles, attach new trim caps onto the ha... More »

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To convert a tub faucet to a shower, remove the spout, clean the underlying wall, install a diverter spout, attach a handheld shower head hose, check for leaks, and caulk the spout. This project requires a wrench, pipe t... More »

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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Fix a leaking kitchen faucet by turning off the water supply, removing decorative trim and handles, and loosening the packing nut. Remove the faucet stem, and replace any worn O-rings or compression washers before reasse... More »

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Fixing a leaking shower faucet involves dismantling the faucet; replacing faulty parts such as the faucet washer, valve stem and valve stem seat; and reassembling the faucet. Be sure to disconnect the water supply to the... More »

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To install a shower unit, remove the faucets, escutcheons, shower head, tub spout and drywall from the area surrounding the existing bath, and disconnect the plumbing after turning the water source off. Mark the drain ho... More »

When trying to repair a shower faucet by Kohler, start by unscrewing the trim's screws and removing it along with the caulking; this allows you to inspect the system. Before removing the trim, it's important to turn the ... More »