To install a washerless bathtub faucet, turn off the main water supply, install the putty plate and faucet, make the plumbing connections and turn the water back on. The most common type of washerless faucet is the cartr... More »

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The process of installing a new bathtub involves removing the existing tub; moving the new tub into place before connecting the supports, drain and water supply; securing the tub in place; and installing the finish. Repl... More »

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To install bathtub and shower plumbing, expose the studs and piping in the shower walls. Locate the cold and hot water supply lines. Use CPVC pipe or copper tubing to run new water lines, and mount a mixing valve to this... More »

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To replace a bathtub faucet, disconnect the water supply to the tub, drain the tub, and remove the set screw. Turn the faucet counter-clockwise until it comes off. Clean the outlet pipe with steel wool, attach the new fa... More »

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 »

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To fix a leaky bathtub faucet, turn off the main water valve, remove the faucet handle and plate, remove the old O-ring and replace it with a new one and replace the faucet plate and handle. Most leaks are caused by a wo... More »

To remove a cast iron bathtub from a bathroom, disconnect water supply to the tub, drain the tub, disconnect it from plumbing, remove the framing surrounding the tub, and piece the tub with a sledge hammer. Collecting an... More »

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