articles

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 »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

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 »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing
similar articles

To install a shower head, remove the old one, wrap Teflon tape around the threads of the shower stem, attach a diverter to the stem, and screw the shower head onto one end of the diverter. Wrap the diverter's other end w... More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

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 »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

To repair a bathtub faucet, turn off the water, take the faucet apart and replace broken or worn stem parts. Use plumber's grease to lubricate new parts before installing them. More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Repair a leaky faucet by shutting off the water supply, removing the stem and replacing the washer. Reassemble the faucet by reversing the steps and turning on the water. The process requires an exact replacement washer,... More »