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Even the best re-grout jobs will fail if the sub-floor under the tile is compromised in some way. If the tile are installed on a damaged or wet sub-floor they will eventually loosen from the thin-set that bonds them to the floor. Over time this will be evidenced by cracks in the grout joints. Before you try another grouting remove some of the loosest tile. ...
For drain covers with no screw holes and no option of screwing in itself we usually slap some plumber's putty on the bottom and smash it in. With a screwdriver and a few tugs you can remove and reuse again but should keep it from moving.
It is a good idea not to glue or make the grate non-removable in case access to the drain is needed in the future. For a fast non-adhesive fix to keep the grate in-place wrap a rubber band around the grates edge.
I would think most likely the valve in the shower that controls the water flow has failed. It may be possible to replace the valve or you may end up having to replace the whole shower unit. Follow-up questions: What is the make and model of the electric shower unit? What country are you in?
When I needed to replace the drain in my shower I was told to use this drain removal tool: If that tool would work, there will be four cross bars in the bottom of the drain that the tool grips when inserted. You take a screw driver or other rod and slip it through the holes on the side of tool to then turn it and remove the drain. If the tool doesn't ...
Two options: Find a screw that does fit the thread. You have the screw that holds the handle on, right? Take that screw to the hardware store and buy one that is threaded the same and 3-4 inches long. You can then drill a hole in a 2x4 for the screw (you'll probably need a washer) and use that 2x4 to pull the stem out. Forget about changing the cartridge. ...
How can you call such a mat? The general name for a long thin protective mat is a runner. Walmart "Vinyl Runner".
You don't have to. It is completely up to you. Sealing the grout is doing absolutely nothing as far as water-proofing your current setup. I Redgard/HB many showers/tubs and here is what I do: unsanded - gets sealant. In my opinion it stains easily, especially below level where water constantly hits. sanded - don't seal it. It looks better unsealed and ...
Most hand held shower hose/sprayer units utilize 1/2" pipe thread, aka 1/2"NPT (not all, some have a proprietary thread). You should be able to rig a tee to that mounting bracket (somehow, using hose clamps, velcro, ingenuity, etc.) using 1/2" PCV fittings. You could make it so the hose supplies the fixed tee, then use an additional hose or other fixed ...
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