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I had the same issue. Knocking coming from my master bathroom sink and when I flushed the toilet along with the shower. After checking out a couple of blogs I decided to replace my shower cartridge. I had a delco universal one in there. After installing the Delta cartridge made before 2006 the knocking went away.


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Your picture shows parts that are for a knob style handle. You say you changed to a lever handle which should use a cam with a rounded triangular hole rather than the pictured "slot style" cam. Also, the ball for lever handles is different than that for knobs. It has a slot in the side of the ball that engages with a small pin which protrudes from the right ...


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Larger supply piping and a "parallel" (as opposed to "series") manifold arrangement will help, but you need to realize that there is only so much you can do. You are limited by your home's water supply pressure and size. Probably the easiest thing to do is use low flow "water saving" shower heads/nozzles. If you want to do more, check the size of your: ...


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I am sure that this can be fixed with a thread locker material. There are products available that can be placed onto threads before assembly and then will cure into a very tight joint to keep the threaded fasteners from coming loose. You can get this at almost any auto parts store. Ask them for "loctite" thread locker. Before trying to use it clean out ...


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Most modern machines will self regulate the amount of water allowed to enter the washer. The typical washing machine is connected to the water supply by a hose. The hoses can fail with age. The most common use of a shut off valve like yours is to stop the flow of water when the machine is not in use. So you would open the valve allow the washing machine to ...


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Well... since nobody responded. I used 2 10' straight pipes as well as a 10' of soft copper tubing, and a bunch of couplers and 45 degree elbows. I used copper clips and masonry screws to attach the pipe to the wall and to the upper hanger, and used sweated joints througout. Was much slower than using PEX!



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