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  1. Outdoor faucet stem with hole manufactured hole

    Plumbing
    Hi all. I have an outdoor faucet (connect to garden hose, etc). The stem has a hole in it that looks like it is there by design. Take a look: I'd like to replace the stem with one that doesn't have a hole, as water sprays everywhere whenever we turn on the water. However, if for some reason a...
  2. Help to find a valve stem

    Plumbing
    Hello, The valve stem in the shower has broken, and I can't find a replacement of a correct size. This is the closest match I bought: But it is too long, and if I install it, I don't have any movement to open the water. The length inside the wall on this one is 50mm, and the original was...
  3. Need help: Broken stem in Moen shower faucet valve cartridge

    Plumbing
    Hi there, Here's my first post ever for help, but I really need it! I'll start up front by saying that I learned a ton from the site I was led to from blogs on this diychatroom! (Pages of Rages: Stuck Moen Shower Faucet Cartridge Replacement http://vivara.net/blog/?p=28). It's indispensible. I...
  4. REMOVE worn out STEM TYPE shower faucet...

    Plumbing
    Hello, I am getting closer to removing the worn out old stem from my shower faucet. I am ready to turn off the water and take a wrench to that exposed nut (i guess turning counterclockwise to release). I am wondering if there is another nut hidden deep in the wall back there that needs to be...
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