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Tuscany holland tub handheld shower faucet Putting in basemencan the distance between aterspout and shower head be shorten and will 1\2in pvc be ok model #673 7247 phone # 269 651 8920

Can the distance between waterspout and shower head be shorten? And will 1/2 in pvc be ok?

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Wouldnt recommend pvc visit your local hardware store for best recommendation i can give you where im not familiar with the setup if it is inside the wall enclosed copper or crimped waterline usually used

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Your problem is in the water restrictor located inside the shower head. All plumbing manufacturers install these small plastic internal blockers to reduce water down to 2.5 gals per minute. In your case, this restrictor is most likely filled with sediment which is restricting it even further. Remove the shower head from the curved shower pipe. Look inside where the water goes through it. You should be able to see the restrictor. Maybe you can flush out the sediment. Otherwise, remove it and I'm sure you'll get more pressure then originally installed. Because most restrictors are sort of plastic screens or cones, I usually put a wood screw through the center of this product and then once a few threads bite in, I use a plyers on the head or the screw and pull outward while holding the shower head in a stable position. If you are able to get it out, technically your "out of code" because now your going to get all the water it can really supply.Most people are delighted to have it gone.
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SOURCE: single handle tub faucet will not divert to shower

the diverter on the tub spout is bad you need to replace the tub spout or the pull up diverter if its a separate piece if you have the owners manual with a parts diagram you can order it on line from the manufacturer or a plumbing supply store. you will need to unscrew the tub spoup from the wall to do this use a broom handle or something similar inserted inside the spout and turn it to the left to remove it from the wall

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SOURCE: water steams out of shower head when tub faucet is on

check the tub faucet the pull lever maybe slightly faulty causing back pressure in line and pushing water up to shower head --u may have debris in tub line causing partial blockage -or u have alot of water pressure coming in and it is to much for the lines to handle and it is pushing up to shower head

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SOURCE: distance from floor for shower head, water

Look at link below to get the measurements you need.

http://www.moen.com/shared/pdf/instruction_sheets/ins2437b.pdf


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Call Moen directly. They will ship what you need to your door, for free.

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