I have a shower faucet that is original to the house. Is there a good
way to identify the manufacturer/model of he faucet? The plastic
nipples that hold the chome-plated flanges on have broken, so the
flanges don't stay tight to the wall. I don't know where to start
looking for replacement parts, I imagine every supplier is going to
need to know manufacturer/part #?
if you're like me, after you look at an incredible variety of such
parts at www.hdsupply.com virtual catalog, you will give in to having
an old time plumber identify the parts and do the first repair. don't
wait for the floor to get water damage. never bury the shower handles
in silicone seal, only plumbers putty which never hardens.
On 4/11/2006 8:48 PM or thereabouts, firstname.lastname@example.org appears,
somewhat unbelievably, to have opined:
Surely there is an old-fashioned plumbing supply house in your city.
Take a part from the faucet to them. They will know what make it is, and
they will have the parts you need. Stay away from Homo Depot, Lowes and
other big stores. You want a small local place that's been in the same
location for 30 years.
As a child, my parents thought I was an idiot-savant.
Now, however, it is rather clear that I\'m simply an idiot.
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