What is a Shower Diverter Valve? Types, Problems Etc.

A shower diverter valve is an essential component in a shower plumbing system that controls the flow of water between different outlets. Its primary function is to divert water from one pathway to another, typically from the tub spout to the showerhead or between different showerheads. Here’s a brief overview of shower diverter valves, their … 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

Is Your Shower Diverter Stuck – 5 Genius Tricks to Fix It

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If you use a bathtub-shower-combo then you definitely have a shower diverter on your bathtub spout. It is a fantastic design that allows you to have a bathtub as a shower cubicle especially for people with small bathrooms. A shower diverter is a small knob on top of the bathtub spout that regulates the flow … Read more

How to Replace a Shower Faucet Handle – Lever/Knob

To replace a shower faucet handle (lever/knob), follow these steps: You are likely to have the following types of shower faucets in your bathroom: Lever type shower faucets are also single-handle shower faucets. You use the same handle/lever to turn on the water and also choose the temperature depending on which side you turn it. … 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

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

Water in the Shower/Bathtub Not Getting Hot Fixed!


Hot water from the water heater moves to the shower head through a series of pipes and valves. If the water in the shower is cold, something is clearly wrong. Showers are designed to mix hot and cold water (for those of us who can’t take cold showers) so that you receive just the right … Read more

Low Water Pressure in Bathtub Faucet? How to Fix It

A slow running bathtub faucet means that the water pressure in your lines is insufficient, or the water flow is being obstructed by something. The first thing therefore that you should is to determine if the problem is isolated to your bathtub or the entire house. Low water pressure is a bathtub faucet is caused … Read more

Bathtub Faucet Leaking – Here is Why and How to Fix It

Is water leaking or dripping from your bathtub faucet? You are not a lot alone. That is a problem that will affect every homeowner after every few years. A leaking bathtub faucet is not only annoying, but expensive if left unfixed for a while. But what causes a bathtub faucet to start leaking, or continuously … Read more