Water Leaking Through Ceiling After Shower? Do This

Water leaking through the ceiling after taking a shower can be a concerning issue that requires prompt attention. Here’s a summary of the common causes and solutions for this problem: Causes Solutions 1. Loose Shower Arm A shower arm is the horizontal (often curved) pipe from the wall where the shower head is connected to. … Read more

No Cold Water in the Shower? Why and What to Do


Most homeowners will from time to time experience lack of hot water in the shower but rarely is there no cold water. But it happens. Causes of No Cold Water in the Shower and Solutions: A Brief Summary Causes: Solutions How to Fix a Shower without Cold Water As I have mentioned above, if you … Read more

Is Your Shower Squealing/Whistling? Stop it Now!

Causes and Solutions to Shower Squealing/Whistling: A Brief Summary Causes Solutions How to Stop a Squealing/Squeaking Shower As we have already established, a squealing shower can be caused by a couple of faulty parts. I have found out that the best way to troubleshoot and fix the problem is by checking one thing at a … Read more

What is an Escutcheon in Plumbing? Read on!


Think about all the water pipes exiting through walls in your house? Imagine there was no way of hiding the ugly hole through which the pipes come out from. That is where an escutcheon comes in. An escutcheon is a piece of plate or ring usually made of metal that is used to cover the … Read more

How to Remove a Stuck Shower Head Fast!

Causes and Solutions to a Stuck Shower Head: A Brief Summary Causes Solutions How to Remove a Stuck Shower Head While installing a shower head, Teflon tape is applied on the shower arm’s threads to make the connection watertight. While you don’t need to make the connection crazy tight, such is unavoidable especially when repairs … Read more

How to Replace a Shower Arm in 10 Minutes

Replacing a shower arm is a straightforward DIY task that can improve the functionality and appearance of your shower. Here’s a summarized guide on how to do it: Materials Needed: Steps: Types of Shower Arms Before replacing your old shower arm with a new one, you should first buy a good replacement. As I have … Read more

How to Replace a Shower Diverter Valve in 10 Minutes

If you have a shower-bathtub combination in your bathroom, you then surely have a shower diverter which as its name suggests diverts water to the shower head from the tub spout and back to the spout when needed. There are different ways to install a shower diverter in your bathroom. You may have a: In … Read more

How to Replace a Shower Valve – Steps with a Video

Replacing a shower valve is a more complex plumbing task that may require some experience and skill. Here is a summarized guide to the basic steps involved: Materials and Tools Needed: Steps: In order to replace your shower valve, you must first identify the type of shower valve you have. Apart from the brand, there … Read more

Bathtub Faucet Leaks When Shower Is On? Do This

Bathtub Faucet Leaks When Shower is On: Causes and Solutions – A Brief Summary Causes Solutions How to Fix a Shower Diverter that Leaks when the Shower is on If you have a single or double handle shower/bathtub faucet, you will see a small knob at the top of the tub spout. This is the … Read more

Remove Hair From Shower Drain in 7 Easy Ways

Removing hair from a shower drain is a common maintenance task that helps prevent clogs and drainage issues. Here’s a brief summary of ways to remove hair from a shower drain: This is the process of removing hair from a shower drain: 1. Remove the Shower Drain Cover A shower drain cover is installed to … Read more