Not at all like introducing a fixture for your kitchen sink or bowl you will track down that this is substantially more troublesome. To do this work you will require an Allen wrench, multi-head screwdriver, customizable wrench, copper cutters, light, fireproof protecting, and conceivably PEX cutters and crimpers.
To change out the shower tap you should gain admittance to the rear of the shower. On the off chance that you will tile the front you can get access from the front and do the work that way. As most showers don’t have shutoff valves you should close off your primary water supply Copper taps and channel the water lines in your home.
Presently remove the handle and the face plate of the spigot.
Next cut into the divider from the front or back of the shower. You will require an opening huge enough to remove the old valve and to get a light in to patch the new spigot into place. On the off chance that the house is fresher you may have PEX water lines, yet you should in any case have a copper riser to the showerhead.
You will need to bind copper tube onto the fitting that you will string onto the spigot, except if you purchase the kind of valve that needs to weld directly to the fixture. If so make a point to take the stem out so you don’t have any issues later from dissolving the inward parts.
When you cut out the old shower valve you should gauge to ensure the new fixture will find a way into the right spot. If not you should cut the front of the shower to make this fit appropriately. Spot Teflon on the strings prior to stringing the metal by copper or metal by PEX fittings onto the fixture. Sometimes a shower valve is intended for both a shower and a tub/shower establishment. If so there ought to be a metal fitting to string into the lower part of the valve.
Secure the spigot firmly to a piece of wood or 2by4.
When you have the new fittings set up then spot the spigot in the area of the old fixture. Presently patch, or crease the water lines onto the new unit. Remove the old showerhead and spot an areola and cap into the female joint. Presently shutoff anything you opened to deplete the house and turn the water to the house back on. Check for any holes. In the event that everything is acceptable proceed to kill the water back and channel the house. Then, at that point remove the areola and cap and spot the shower arm and head into the female string. Introduce the faceplate and the handle and walk out on. Ensure the handle is in the appropriate area. If not, take the handle off and turn.
Assuming you had spills you should stop the water and fix, test prior to putting on the handle and faceplate.
In the event that your old shower was a two handle style and you are introducing a solitary switch style then you should place in a plate that will cover the openings of the old fixture. This is sold by Delta at most home improvement shops.