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Replace A Shower Valve
Replace a shower valve
Aaron Stickley
To replace a shower valve involves two main parts: removing the old valve and installing the new valve. There are various reasons to replace a shower valve. In this case the old shower valve was not pressure balanced so anytime someone used water throughout the house the shower pressure would fluctuate. These fluctuations are sometime just uncomfortable but sometimes the temperature change can actually cause burns. The solution is to install a pressure balanced shower valve.

This is more of an advanced project that will require good copper soldering skills and safety precautions especially when doing it in a small space like shown here. It is a good idea to have a helper if possible.

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