There aren't many household systems more confusing than plumbing, which is why I stopped trying to fix mine on my own. I realized that taking things apart was increasingly more difficult, so I stopped guessing and started looking for a trained expert who could come out and help. When I found the right professional, it was amazing to see how much easier things were. They went through, evaluated my plumbing system, and made changes that changed my home from the inside-out. Check out this blog to find out more about how to avoid plumbing problems and when to hire a professional of your own.
If you have a single-handle shower that constantly drips after using it, a simple DIY repair will get rid of that annoying water leak. You'll need a few simple tools and a couple of hours to complete this project. Here are the step-by-step instructions for this DIY plumbing repair.
What You'll Need
From your local plumbing supply store:
Steps to Removing the Leaking Shower Cartridge
Each shower manufacturer has a little different design for their shower cartridges. Take the old cartridge to the home improvement or plumbing supplies store and have the staff match the cartridge for you.
Steps to Installing the New Cartridge
Problems Requiring Help
There are a few issues you may encounter that need special tools or the help of a plumber to resolve.
27 August 2015