Bathtub Shower Plumbing
We service and repair all models and brands of shower or bathtubs. If your shower or bathtub is not getting cold or hot water, you need to replace the old shower or bathtub or you have other issues with your shower or bathtub, simply call us and we will take care of rest, bringing back your shower or bathtub to normal working order. Call us anytime to schedule an appointment for your shower or bathtub repair service. Certainly we will work with your schedule when we set up your shower or bathtub service appointment. For a convenient shower or bathtub service appointment, call us 24 hours 7 days a week.
If it’s more convenient for you, you can contact us via email for your shower or bathtub appointment. In your email, please specify your zip code, name, phone number, and a brief explanation of the shower or bathtub issue. As soon as we receive the email, we will contact you, so that we can schedule your shower or bathtub repair service appointment.
Our bathtub and shower plumbing service covers all of the surrounding areas.
This text will help you to gain more knowledge about your shower or bathtub systems. This will be helpful for you to use your plumbing utilities effectively and efficiently so that you save on shower or bathtub repair bills while also extending the life of your shower or bathtub systems.
WARNING: Do not take chances with your personal safety. This text is only for shower or bathtub learning purposes. We never suggest that you do get involved with shower or bathtub repairs on your own. Any shower or bathtub repairs require professional training, knowledge, and experience with water, gas, or electric systems. Undertaking such repairs can be extremely unsafe if you don’t have the appropriate knowledge and training. For professional shower or bathtub repair service call us any time.
One-piece showers offer the least possibility for problems of all the various types of showers. Because of their one-piece construction, leaks in the walls are nearly unheard of. Unless the unit is cracked, you can rule out wall leaks.
The valve escutcheons on showers are one source of mystery leaks. Just as was described in the last chapter, these escutcheons can let water penetrate the shower wall.
The escutcheons used for single-handle valves are frequently equipped with sponge-type gaskets. These gaskets are factory installed on the escutcheons and do a good job of preventing unwanted leaks.
Two-handle shower valves generally require a gasket or a putty seal to be placed behind the escutcheons. If these seals are missing or have deteriorated, water can find its way into the wall. A visual inspection can reveal the possibility of this type of leak, but a water test is the only way to be certain the escutcheons are not responsible for leaks.
Unfortunately, many showers don’t have access panels that allow easy inspection of the shower valve. Bathtubs that use waste and overflows with mechanical joints are required to have access panels, but showers are not.
The lack of an access panel greatly reduces a plumber’s ability to make sound judgment calls on problems related to showers. It may be necessary to cut into a wall to gain access in the case of stubborn leaks, but there are ways to make reasonable assumptions without butchering a wall. To expound on this, let’s look at various circumstances on a step-by-step basis to see how cutting into walls and ceilings can be avoided.
Tubs That Won’t Hold Water
Tubs that won’t hold water generally require an adjustment to the tub waste. It is possible for water to leak around the trim ring of the tub drain, but the problem is usually with the adjustment of the tub waste. If there is no water leaking from under the tub, you can rest assured the cause is in the tub waste adjustment. There are several different types of tub wastes in use, and each of them can present its own type of trouble. With some types of wastes it is necessary to make adjustments in the trip mechanism. Others require the replacement of a seal or an entire stopper.
Toe-touch wastes don’t contain any internal adjustment mechanisms. This type of waste depends on the stopper to hold water in a bathtub. If a toe-touch waste is allowing water to leak out of the tub and down the drain, there are three options available to you.
Begin your troubleshooting by turning the stopper clockwise. If the stopper is not screwed into the drain far enough, water can leak past its seal. If the stopper is screwed into the drain properly, remove it and inspect the seal. To be sure the problem is with the toe-touch stopper, install a rubber stopper in the drain and test the tub. If water doesn’t leak past the rubber stopper, you have identified the cause of your problem; it is the toe-touch stopper.
Once you know the stopper is causing the trouble, you can replace the entire stopper with a new one. It may be possible to replace the seal only, but with the low cost of replacement stoppers, I would replace the whole unit to be sure of correcting the problem without a callback.
For a professional bathtub or shower service call us.
When you need the same day heating and plumbing service
When you need same day service, we are here to help. Call us for your residential plumbing, commercial plumbing, or industrial heating and plumbing repairs, any time day or night — any day of the week. We service heating and plumbing problems that include anything to do with a clogged shower, water heaters, gas and water leaks, and any heating and plumbing service needs. We deliver the most customer-centric plumbing services to assure your satisfaction:
Our plumbing visit is always free when you hire us to do a repair.
We also never charge more for driving time or if you need a plumbing repair on the weekend or at night
We will provide a written quote before performing the plumbing repair, and you must give authorization in order for us to perform the plumbing service.
With the most competitive plumbing prices, we have a plumbing low-price match policy, which ensures that you pay the lowest price for your heating and plumbing repairs.
Call us any time for the same day plumbing repair service.
We do everything that we can to work around your schedule when we set up your plumbing or heating service appointment. For a convenient plumbing or heating service appointment, call us anytime at.
If it’s more convenient for you, you can email us for a heating or plumbing service appointment. In your email, please include your zip code, name, phone number, and a brief explanation of the plumbing or heating problem. As soon as we receive the email, we will contact you, so that we can schedule your plumbing service appointment.
Our heating and plumbing service includes the surrounding areas.
The text below will help you to gain more knowledge about your plumbing systems. This will be helpful for you to use your plumbing utilities effectively and efficiently so that you save on plumbing utility bills while also extending the life of your plumbing and heating systems.
WARNING: Do not take chances with your personal safety. This text is only for plumbing educational purpose. We never recommend that you do get involved with plumbing or heating repairs on your own. Any plumbing repairs require professional training, knowledge and experience with water, gas or electric systems. Undertaking such repairs can be extremely dangerous if you don’t have the appropriate knowledge and training. For professional plumbing and heating repair help call us any time.
If you are like most homeowners, the maze of hot and cold plumbing supply pipes and plumbing waste pipes in your basement resembles nothing more meaningful than a plate of spaghetti. The text below will show you that, in fact, your house contains three separate plumbing systems of pipes, all making perfect sense. Understanding their purpose and how each one works will enable you to decide which plumbing projects are in the realm of a homeowner, and which ones require a plumber. If you’re planning to build a new home or do major plumbing remodeling, this text will also help you to visualize the plumbing requirements, and how they’ll fit into your space. A visit to the plumbing aisle of your local home center will show you that do-it-yourself plumbing repair has never been easier. There you will find plumbing kits, including illustrated instructions, for just about every common plumbing repair project. Plumbing is not dangerous, unless you’re dealing with gas pipes. In fact, call a licensed plumbing professional if your repair or installation involves any change to existing gas plumbing piping. But plumbing mistakes can be damaging to the finishes and contents of your home, just by getting them wet. The force and weight of water are also something to be reckoned with if many gallons flow where they should not. Before starting a plumbing project involving the plumbing supply system, locate the shut-off valve for the plumbing fixture you’re working on. If you can’t find one, shut off the main valve is where the plumbing supply enters the house.
How Plumbing Works
The tile plumbing supply system is the network of pipes that delivers hot and cold potable water under pressure throughout your house plumbing.
1. Water enters underground from ‘the street through a 3/4″ or 1″ metal pipe. In houses built prior to 1950, the metal is usually plumbing galvanized steel after 1950, plumbing copper. In the case of a private water supply, the plumbing pipe is usually polyethylene.
2. If you pay for water and sewage, your home’s usage is measured and recorded as tile water passes through a water meter. If you find no meter inside the house, one is probably located in a pit between the house and the street. You can monitor your consumption, measured in cubic feet, by lifting the cap and reading the meter.
3. Next to the water meter (before, after, or both), you will find a valve, which allows shutting off the water supply, both cold and hot, to the entire house. If you have never noted this plumbing valve, do so now. When a plumbing pipe or fixture springs a leak, you don’t want to waste time searching for it.
4. Plumbing supply pipes—both cold and hot—that serve many plumbing fixtures are called “trunk lines,” and are usually 3/4″ in diameter. Pipes serving hose and other plumbing fixtures with high demands may be 3/4″ as well.
5. Plumbing pipes serving only one or two fixtures are called “branch lines.” Because they carry less water, they are often reduced in size to 1/2″ and, in the case of toilets, 3/8″. Exceptions are pipes serving both a shower and another fixture.
6. Every plumbing fixture should have shutoff valves on both hot and cold incoming supplies. This is so that repairing the single plumbing fixture doesn’t require shutting off the entire house supply at the meter valve.
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