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Old 03-19-2013, 08:33 PM   #46
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I thought Glacier Bay was a ceiling fan made for Home Depot or Lowes.

Yeah, Delta and Moen for shower. Good reliable standards. Kohler for kitchen fixtures and Toilets, Elkay for Stainless Sinks. I am hearing good thinks about TOTO Toilets too, but have not installed any yet. Any Feedback?

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Old 03-19-2013, 08:50 PM   #47
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Great! No idea about the last one...
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Old 03-19-2013, 09:15 PM   #48
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Youz livin in Pittsburgh yeah. Now I understand a great deal more. Youz been ripped on the junk they put in your bathroom, your plumber is only a plumber in name. Take a hammer and pound the hell out of the tile and wall and everything. Cut out all the plastic pipes. Then call up a plumber and tell him you want it fixed.
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Old 03-19-2013, 09:29 PM   #49
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Hahaha exactly!
By the way... My water pressure is just Ok... Will changing the valve help with this issue 2? I mean the water pressure is OK but I wish it was better... I know that I get enough water pressure from the street line...
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:17 AM   #50
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If water pressue is not strong throughout the house, it could be that you have 1/2 pipes which don't provide the pressure of 3/4 inch pipes. Add to that mineral deposits and the result is low pressure. If it is just the shower that has low pressure there may be a device that plumbing fixtures often have which restricts flow to save water. This device can often be removed.
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:27 AM   #51
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Ya if your not happy with shower pressure its probably low flow shower head. This is actually something you could fix yourself. Just take a wrench twist old one off put new one on. Before putting new one on. Run some plumbers tape (teflon tape) around threads. He probably bought the cheapest one at home cheapo when he bought the shower faucet.

This is the shower-head i have. Fire hydrant presidential. http://www.takeashower.com/headshome.php

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Old 03-20-2013, 07:04 AM   #52
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Once the shower head is off, look inside for a plastic or nylon washer-like piece with fine holes in it. That is the flow restricter, designed to reduce water consumption. I routinely remove them as my water pressure is not so great anyway. Buying another shower head won't help as it will also have a flow restrictor. So just use the one you have and remove the flow restrictor. I use an awl or a dental pick to pry off the flow resrictor.
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:30 AM   #53
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Tnx for all the comments! I'll try to get it done this weekend and post my results... As far as for valve ill, go with delta.
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do yourself a favor before spending money.
take the shower head off and run the shower hot full blast with the head off. see if the water gets hot without the shower head on.
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Ok ill try that first! Tnx for the heads up
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:10 AM   #56
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I love it, "Home Cheapo" and "Blowes"
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Old 04-03-2013, 06:47 PM   #57
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Got it fixed! Pretty simple... There was a red rubber regulater took it out of the faucet... Boom hot water!
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