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DELTA Shower Valve Cartridge Replacement Part # RP19804

How to Replace a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge

The shower head developed a persistent leak that was growing worse as if the shower handle wouldn’t completely shutoff. The leak wastes water and kept the shower stall wet promoting mold and mildew growth. I traced the problem to a worn out shower valve cartridge that was 12 years old and leaking. Replacing the shower […]

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Leaking DELTA Shower Valve Cartridge Replacement

How to Remove a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge

The old and leaky Delta Monitor Series 1300/1400 shower valve cartridge is removed in preparation for installing the new cartridge. Remember the water has been shutoff to the entire house. This project is continued from How to Replace a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge. How to Remove a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge Remove the Shower Valve […]

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Install DELTA Shower Valve Cartridge RP19804

How to Install a Shower Valve Cartridge

The leaky Delta Monitor Series 1300/1400 shower valve cartridge has been removed. Next I’ll clean the shower valve threads and install a new shower cartridge, bonnet nut and sleeve O-ring. This project is continued from How to Remove a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge. Clean the Shower Valve Bonnet Nut The bonnet nut holds the cartridge […]

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Adjust the Shower Valve Cartridge Temperature Setting

How to Adjust a Shower Valve Water Temperature

I replaced the shower cartridge on my Delta Monitor Series 1300/1400 shower and turned the house water supply back On. Now I’ll check and adjust the shower valve hot water temperature and take apart the old cartridge to see why it leaked. This project is continued from How to Install a Shower Valve Cartridge. How […]

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Leaky Shower Drain Repair FS

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain

How to fix a leaky shower drain by tracing the water stain on the ceiling to the shower, take apart the drain and replace the cracked shower drain body and rubber gasket. The repair cost about $30 for new parts. How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain I noticed a water stain on the drywall […]

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Leakage and Crud Buildup at the Gasket

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain – Part 2

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain – take apart the shower drain and remove the bad rubber gasket. This repair is continued from How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain – Part 1. Shower Drain Repair: Take Apart the Drain Because I could see water was leaking from the shower drain and dripping off […]

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Comparison of Drains - Course and Fine Threads

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain – Part 3

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain – identify the shower drain manufacturer and find a replacement part for the cracked shower drain body.  This repair is continued from How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain – Part 2. Replacement Shower Drain Body I bought a Sioux Chief brand 2″ PVC shower drain from Home […]

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Installing the New Rubber Gaskets

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain – Part 4

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain photo tutorial. Clean the shower drain, install new rubber gasket and shower drain body to complete the repair. This repair is continued from How to Fix a Leaky Shower Drain – Part 3. Clean the Shower Drain After cleaning the rim of the drain body and bottom of […]

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