How do I identify my tub shower valve brand?

Look at the center of the trim plate behind the shower handle to find a brand name or manufacturer symbol. If you see a “K,” the faucet is a Kohler unit; an “M” signifies Moen. American Standard, Delta and Price Pfister typically print their entire name on the faucet itself.

How do I know what kind of tub valve I have?

Count the Number of Shower Faucet Handles

Often, the type of shower faucet and handle(s) will indicate what kind of shower valve is behind it. Zero handles may imply a shower panel faucet with buttons to control water flow and temperature.

How do I identify my shower hardware?

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How do I know what kind of shower cartridge I have?

Easiest of all is when it says the brand name right on the faucet face. But you should also look at the bottom of the faucet, on the handles or on the round plate behind the handles. If you find a brand name, go to the manufacturer’s website and call the contact number for assistance.

What are the different types of shower valves?

In a nutshell, there are three different types of shower valves on the market: pressure balancing shower valve, thermostatic shower valve and diverter shower valve.

How do I find the manufacturer of my bathtub?

Identifying Your Bath or Whirlpool Model

  1. For soaking baths, whirlpools, and air baths (BubbleMassageā„¢), the model number with manufacturing date or the serial number are the best methods for identifying the product.
  2. The model number and serial number are printed on a white or silver label.

How do you replace a shower valve without removing tile?

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How do you replace a old shower valve?

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Do you have to replace valve when replacing shower faucet?

The first issue to look for is if there are any leaks in the valve when you turn on the water. If there are drips, that’s a good indication that you should think about replacing the valve. Because, not only are you wasting water, but water that leaks behind the wall can cause rot as well as mold and mildew growth.

How do I know what faucet cartridge to buy?

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Is a shower valve the same as a cartridge?

About Shower Cartridges

Cartridges comprise an advanced type of faucet-stem valve assembly. Conventional shower stem valves consist of a metal body concealed behind the shower stall’s wall.

Where do I find my faucet model number?

Identifying Your Faucet Model

  1. The model number is printed on a tag that is attached to the cold water supply line of the faucet.
  2. The supply line is located below the sink, countertop, bath rim, or behind the bowl of a bidet.
  3. The model number, or part number, is typically preceded by “P/N.”

How do I identify my faucet manufacturer?

To determine a faucet brand, look on the faucet for a logo or model number, which might be small and hidden around the curves of the faucet or handles. Try cleaning the faucet off first so it’s easier to spot the logo or model number.

How do I identify my Delta shower valve?

The model number on the package by the UPC code or may be found on a supply line tag. We also have an online tool to help identify the model. The model number is on all packaging, some faucets, and all installation instructions provided with your faucet. On the packaging, look near the UPC code or the top of the box.