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To whom it may concern, We recently bought a Hansa Polo mixer for our shower and our plumber has since installed it. However it appears it has been placed upside down, so our mixer is facing the wrong way. Is there anyway that we could get another part or handle or do something to the internal of the mixer to avoid having to pull out the entire mixer and body out of our already tiled wall, as you can imagine our frustration if we have to resort to this. Any assistance is very much appreciated. If you could direct us to anyone that would be great. Please advise Andrew

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  • andrew_damin May 02, 2010

    the plumber fucked up hes instaled them handle is facing up he is going to bear all costs and put 2 new bodys on for me as it is all plumbed wrong

  • Joseph Prosser May 11, 2010

    When you mean "facing the wrong way" do you mean the handle is facing up (it should be facing down so the Hansa name can read easily) and that the two backing plate screws are above the the line of the handle. Or is that the backing plate is correct but the handle is sticking up. When you turn the mixer towards hot do you get hot water or is that the pipes have been connected to the wrong inlets?

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Need Model # and brief description of particular model. You may be left with no option but to call in a professional who can pull the mixer and repair it without leaving any visibly noticable marks. Pulling the tile and drywall is a simple and straight forward repair that any competant general contractor can perform. There is no modification option to a mixer. My only question is "How did your plumber manage to install your mixer upside down?"

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