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Large diameter, flexible clear tubing that'll fit snugly over your faucet head, and is long enough to reach humidifier reservoir. Measure your faucet outlets diameter, and head to the hardware store. Keep hose under the sink when not in use.


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A throughly equipped modern plumber (or a seriously motivated macgyver DIYer) could improvise a shutoff where no shutoff exists by freezing a section of pipe. The plumber would have a portable pipe freezing refrigeration unit - or possibly one that uses carbon dioxide (total loss) as the cool source. The DIYer would have to rent one of those if the ...


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That is a Moen brand shower valve. It has a cartridge (plastic or brass) that inserts into the valve body, retained by a "U" shaped clip. The cartridges get sticky over time which can be remedied with waterproof plumber's grease but I would probably replace the whole cartridge. The water needs to be turned off but you may be able to do it right at the ...


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Most showers do not have shut off valves like sinks & toilets do. I would check with the building manager or maintenance person (sounds like you did this). When you disassemble the valve to repair it water will flow unless turned off. so the answer would be No the water needs to be turned off to repair the internals of a valve.



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