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Old 08-13-2012, 11:20 AM   #16
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I should be able to turn on the water without getting wet if the valve is under the window....the head will be off to the right...

So....what would you recomend for a valve?

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Old 08-13-2012, 12:37 PM   #17
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FWIW, on several Canadian DIY shows I've seen a tub spout added to a shower.
I admit it looks a bit strange to me, but I can see the advantage. It not only lets you turn on your shower without getting wet, it would be handy to fill a bucket or such.

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Leave it to Canadians to put a tub spout in a shower. . . .



To the O.P. Typically we put shower valves at 42" so it seems your walls might be a little low for that.... would it be that bad to build them another 6" taller so that the valve can be installed at a standard height?
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To the O.P. Typically we put shower valves at 42" so it seems your walls might be a little low for that.... would it be that bad to build them another 6" taller so that the valve can be installed at a standard height?
I considered that....but if you look at the window on the right side of the pic, those walls are at the same level...

Besides, if the walls are too tall, we won't be able to see as much of each other awsome bodies while taking a shower......
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But then again....maybe taller walls are not a bad idea......

This is going to take some more thinking......one of my issues is getting the hot and cold to the shower....under that bottom plate at the wall is a 3.5x11.25 PSL beam.....

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