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I have a traditional two handled (one hot and one cold and they are separate) bath faucet. I recently had it reseated and the washers replaced, however, what I noticed was that immediately after shut off, there is still water coming out of the faucet, but slowly after a 3-5 minutes there eventually will not be any water dripping out of the faucet. All my other faucets in the bathroom do not drip at all immediately after shut off. I can't figure out why. I really want to understand if this is normal or whether this is fixable. It's annoying to me now because every time I use the bath I tend to stare at the faucet until it stops dripping.

This picture looks very similar to my bath faucet.

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Does it matter whether it's just the hot or just the cold? –  wax eagle Jun 6 '13 at 13:37
After you shut it off, Turn the diverter to shower and back. Does the water flow out all at once and stop? –  Chris Cudmore Jun 6 '13 at 13:46
@waxeagle I've tried to turn on/off both the cold/hot tap individually I didn't know any difference in the amount of water dripping out of the spout. I also felt the temperature it was always cold. –  Jeff Jun 7 '13 at 11:52
The diverter is that little stick on the faucet. Give it a tug and see if it drains faster. –  Chris Cudmore Jun 7 '13 at 13:35
@ChrisCudmore sorry I knew I didn't find the right picture last time so here you go. Again mine don't have the diverter. renovationd.com.au/images/betis_bath.jpg –  Jeff Jun 7 '13 at 13:38

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