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Old 10-12-2011, 06:40 AM  
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Hi all, can you divert a three control shower to two control without removing the main shower body? I'd like to put the diverter on the spout. thanks



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No, changing the valve body is about it....

If I did anything I would consider upgrading to a pressure balanced valve...

I like consistant temperatures even when others in the home use water....



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No, changing the valve body is about it....

If I did anything I would consider upgrading to a pressure balanced valve...

I like consistant temperatures even when others in the home use water....
thanks, but what's a pressure balance valve? and what does it look like?
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Old 10-13-2011, 02:29 PM  
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Most pressure balanced valves are single handle ones but they are also available in 2 and 3 handle models.

The article at this link does a pretty good job of explaining them along with thermostatic valves as well...

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