Kohler kitchen faucets run into some common problems and often need basic troubleshooting. The most common troubleshooting and repair issues that arise in Kohler faucets revolve around the cartridge and the sprayer head. Each one is susceptible to leaks and both problems are fairly easy to repair. Following the general troubleshooting steps laid out by […]
Kohler shower fixtures include temperature control devices that attach to the end of the cartridge. This device is a round collar that you as the owner can adjust if your water temperature is not perfect. Adjusting the heat requires turning the cartridge stem a certain direction. This part is easy, the difficult part is taking […]
Installing a bath tub drain requires a few steps, and some preparation. If you have no experience plumbing a bath tub, it helps to learn the basics first. The tub has a complicated drain that includes an overflow tube and a straight drain pipe that connects to your tub drain basket. The tub drain basket […]
Installing a bathroom tub shower is a big project to take on, and it will require some heavy lifting and the use of power tools. If you have little experience building or repairing things, you may want to hire a professional, or at least get help with this project. You’ll find this installation takes several […]
Installing the Symmons Temptrol shower faucet valve requires a few basic plumbing skills and the right tools. If you have installed faucets before, you’ll find this process requires similar steps. If not, brush up on your faucet knowledge before you attempt this process, and pay attention to a few common pitfalls.
A rotary ball shower faucet uses a valve with a ball as the main water flow control mechanism, instead of a cartridge with ceramic disks. An older type of faucet, it is still possible to fix with replacement parts available through a plumbing supply store or your hardware store. Repairing this type of faucet is […]
Moen offers many shower options, including single-handle faucets, handheld showers and even Roman tubs. Some faucets also offer additional options and features that make the appliances stand out from the rest. Before you buy. consider which ones will make your showering experience a better one.
If you want to change your shower head, first you have to remove the shower head already in place. This is not a complicated project, and it only takes about ten minutes. All it requires is a wrench and some special plumber’s tape, commonly called Teflon(r) tape.
If you want to add clothing storage space to a closet, install a closet rod using simple brackets you can find at any hardware store. Installing a closet rod only takes about an hour, and it is so easy, you’ll wonder why you didn’t take this project on before.
A clogged Grohe shower head requires a certain type of cleaning in order to restore the water flow to proper levels. Fortunately, this cleaning is very simple and requires few special tools. The manufacturer recommends cleaning the head using a few simple steps. However, if your faucet continues to clog, you can take additional steps […]