1. mha

    Faucet and Head don't fit - adapter?

    Hey guys, I have a shower faucet that measures 1 in diameter, and am trying to fit a standard 1/2 in shower head onto it. Anyone know of an adapter that can fit this?
  2. JMitch

    Toilet plumbing (sanitary) versus shower drain connected wrong?

    I am doing a minor renovation and I changed the pipes for the plumbing. When I spoke to a plumber who happened to be passing by, he said the work was done incorrectly. The 3 inch pipe has a toilet above it. The 2 inch pipe comes from a shower. This is in DC where 2012 ICC plumbing codes...
  3. Niccolo

    Running shower glass up to ceiling

    I have to rebuild a defectively tiled shower in a home I recently purchased and am mulling shower design issues. The prior shower had a frameless, floating glass construction, with a door hinged off a piece of glass that was anchored only at the base and wall but not on top. But there was a...
  4. Takeya40

    How do you remove old Grohe shower handle

    Per title. Need to remove handle to identify shower cartridge. No apparent set screw. Only visible hole leads to nothing. Any help is appreciated. Note that water stops not turning. Trying to avoid a do or die or situation. Update: Heard back from Grohe. The top part of the handle slides off to...
  5. Niccolo

    Verdict on Delta thermostatic shower hardware

    I'm considering purchasing Delta shower hardware and am interested in getting a verdict on the company broadly, and perhaps also the specific hardware. The context is that I'm having a contractor demolish and redo a tiled shower that had serious construction defects in a home I recently...
  6. Niccolo

    Help thinking about shower hardware

    I'm having a contractor demolish and redo a tiled shower that had serious construction defects in a home I recently purchased. I could use advice to help me in selecting shower hardware. Specifically, I'd welcome references to overview articles that will help me pick up key terms, make sense of...
  7. KC27

    Glued In Shower Drain Repair Question

    I have a fiberglass shower on a second floor that has sprung a leak - see photos below. What do I need to do to correct this problem? The lock-ring that is visible from the top of the shower reads: Caspers Industries Oakland CA No. 101-PS ABS IAMPO Use glue only. Warning: Do not use oil base...
  8. calebpinter

    Adding pony wall bathroom remodel

    Hey, I'm in the middle of a bathroom remodel and am converting my bathtub to a walk in shower. I've done all of the framing, laid my first layer of cement in the shower, and I'm about to put in my shower liner and pour the mortar for my shower threshold but as I prepared to do this I began to...
  9. Rese

    Bathtub faucet spout shoots off like a rocket

    Hello, When the water is on the faucet functions fine, but once the diverter is pulled up to activate the shower the spout shoots out. I've tried to manually hold it in place and it still fights to come off or the water comes out of the back end. I've tried some Teflon tape on the tip of the...
  10. punkiister

    Pfister, Too Hot or Too Cold Water in Shower Panel

    Hello, My bathroom has a Pfister shower panel model # 016-700SP. I have replaced the temperature and diverter part # 974-251A. Since i have installed the new part the water only flowing at extreme temperature either its too hot or too cold. Its not mixing at all. I took out the handle and...
  11. Larryb123

    Outdoor shower septic odor

    First timer here needing advice: Had my septic system replaced and the contractor connected the outdoor shower to it. I’m assuming that’s code here at the shore in CT. Problem: now I’ve got septic odors coming up from the shower drain. Can I install a backwater valve to prevent this? Thanks...
  12. Lori Spurgeon

    Reversible basement shower

    Moved into daughter's unfinished basement that has preexisting kitchen area with full sink set up, stove, fridge, deep freeze, counters, washer and dryer, and only floor drain downstairs. 5ft away is a walled in bathroom with toilet, temp utility sink drains into main stack cleanout so it can be...
  13. kilkenny

    Jetted tub shenanigans

    This is an 11 year old jetted tub in a condo master bath. The jets have stopped working. I cannot find anyone willing to repair the tub (have called 15+ handymans and tub specialists) because there is no obvious access panel. Some guys said to call them back if I can get access myself. Is there...
  14. Karen Vanek

    Shower renovation help requested....

    Hi. I am 2/3 of the way done with my bathroom tear down/ rebuild. I have installed 1/2 of my cbu (hardie board). I am using onyx collection pan and wall panels. The onyx collection people claim you do not need to waterproof under their panels.... I just wanted to know if you all agree with...
  15. Martin Semelak

    How to tell a shower has properly instaled drain & trap? (picture included)

    Hello, I'm no pro so sorry if there are any mistakes in terminology. I'm about to rent an old house in Norway. The shower there looks as terrible as the smell which comes from the drain. The sink and toilet are ok. Could you please advise if the drain in the picture looks altight and if the...
  16. VictoriaK

    Cat litter blocking drain - advice please.

    Hoping someone can advise me as to how to clear my shower drain. The previous owners used to put a cats litter tray in the downstairs shower cubicle - it is completely blocked with cat litter and is starting to cause a funky smell. It is blocked right to the top, and I have no clue as to where...
  17. Kyle Marsden

    Tub/Shower to Shower only: trap arm and venting

    Hello all, wonderful site have learned a lot over the last couple days. I typically do tile work but have been tasked with some plumbing work on my current project (rural job in Missouri, owner is NOT pulling permits) Pictures attached are the re-work of a second floor drain and vent. Existing...
  18. Donovan

    Upstairs water pressure

    Hello, we have well water, for the passed few months our upstairs water pressure has gotten significantly worse. It began by going in and out of pressure, this got worse when the filter needed changing. When we changed the filter it would get a little better, but not much and not for long. Now...
  19. JonnyThunder

    Help identifying make shower cartridge

    Hi, My shower is leaking and in speaking to a local hardware store clerk I learned enough that I probably should replace the cartridge. My challenge is I can’t figure out the make/ model. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how to identity this ? Thank you ! Rod
  20. Peter B Crocker

    Toilet Almost Overflows When Shower Is Running

    My toilet and shower is 6 feet apart from each other. I also have a separate tub and two sinks in the bathroom. If the shower is running and then I flush the toilet, the water slowly comes to the top but doesn't overflow. This has been going on for over a year. I would think if it's a...
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