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It's quite likely that one shower fixture might well deliver less water (gallons per minute) than another one. This change might save your landlords a good deal of money over a number of buildings, especially if they are paying for the water heating. Since you are in a rental, and you have a shower that works, whether or not it works exactly as it used to, ...


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You can see the connection because it has a wrap of PTFE (Teflon) tape (just above the blue section). Someone used a pliers on it and boogered it up, but there are flats for an open-end or adjustable wrench. You can see one of them on the lower edge facing the photographer. Support the pipe nipple as you turn the fitting--don't crank on it or you might ...


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By design, this assembly is not supposed to need any glue or caulking. The gray gasket on the overflow horn (visible in pic) is supposed to press and seal against the back of the tub wall, and the white gasket on the overflow strainer is supposed to press (no need to seal the front, it's just a cushion) against the front of the tub wall. If it were me, I ...


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If you can not get a decent shower with the shower head that is installed I would recommend that you purchase a Delta 52650-PK. I tried this shower head and I liked it so well that I purchased 2 more for all 3 showers in my house. My wife loves it too so you know the old saying "a happy wife = a happy life". I checked on Home Depot this morning and ...


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Older shower heads and the pipes that fed them generally allowed a higher flow rate than is now considered standard. The formerly standard double handle mixing valves allowed more control by the user, and allowed a user to take very hot showers at a high flow rate. The result was widespread moderate skin damage and occasional incidents of 2nd deg and even ...


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You can save a lot of money doing it yourself. You need to do some research on what you want and get some basic ideas of how to do it. Watch a few U tube videos on installing showers. Then come back here for answers to specific questions. A project like this takes time so it will take more than a weekend.


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If replacing the tub isn’t possible a combination of materials is a good option. Construct a frame to support the tub. Use backer board to cover the the frame as you would a wall cubby. Tape & cover with thin set mortar, roll-on Redguard moisture barrier. Set tub on frame and use an edging trim to hold the backer board and something like what Supply ...


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