|Posted by Marc , bay area plumber on June 25, 2004 at 11:12:51:|
|In response to Re: hansgrohe thermostatic mixer/diverter/vloume control|
We always make up the male adapters on copper pipe first. It saves dissasembly of the valves in many cases. But on the Hansgrohe, I believe they call for complete removal of the innards for flushing anyway. Those valves are amongst the most sensitive we have used, get call backs too often for leaks...so I refuse to install them any more. They also have a velcro faceplate attachment which usually fails...use silicone to reattach the velcro to the various parts, let it set a day, then reinstall...good luck.
: You can order most rough valves in sweat configuration; if you buy it at the Depot it will have threads.
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