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Is it OK to use CPVC for tub spout?

Is it OK to use CPVC for tub spout?

CPVC is almost never a good idea for use to the tub spout. The ID is smaller than copper, and it can cause a restriction that causes water to back up and come out of the showerhead.

How do you remove tub spout from Moen faucet?

Unthread the tub spout counter-clockwise to remove. Loosen the Hex screw until the tub spout slides off. For additional information on Moen products visit solutions.moen.com and select the type of faucet you are repairing.

Can a spout be removed from a slip on bathtub?

You can remove your tub spout by twisting it counter-clockwise to see how your existing spout is threaded, if desired, but it is recommended you leave the spout on if you might need to use the tub before your new spout arrives. A slip-on style bathtub spout will have a setscrew, which is a small screw located on the bottom of the tub spout.

How can I tell what kind of tub spout I have?

Within those two types are different attachment options: slip-on with setscrew or the threaded type. Grab a flashlight and look beneath the tub spout while it still attached to the wall. If you can see a tiny screw on the underside of the spout, you have a slip-on tub spout with a set screw. If there is no set screw, you have a threaded tub spout.

Where does the diverter gate go on a Moen faucet?

The diverter gate (#4) goes into the bottom of the tub spout (#2) with the installed washer (#3) facing the wall. Snap the tabs of the diverter gate (#4) onto the lift rod (#1). For additional information on Moen products visit solutions.moen.com and select the type of faucet you are repairing.

Unthread the tub spout counter-clockwise to remove. Loosen the Hex screw until the tub spout slides off. For additional information on Moen products visit solutions.moen.com and select the type of faucet you are repairing.

What are the different types of Moen tub spouts?

1. Diverter or Non-Diverter 2. Metallic or Non-Metallic 3. Length 4. Connection Type (How the tub spout is secured) For warranty information, see article How to Identify if My Product is Warrantied. This article will explain how to identify a Moen tub spout by function, material, length and how it is secured to the wall.

How do you remove the spout from a bathtub?

If you see a tiny screw on the underside of the spout, then you have a slip-on tub spout with a set screw. If there is no set screw, like mine, you have a threaded tub spout. You can remove your tub spout by twisting it counter-clockwise.

How to choose the best tub spout design?

Below are four steps to help pick the perfect tub spout design. 1. Diverter or Non-Diverter A diverter tub spout will have a lift rod that you pull up and push down on to divert the water between the showerhead and tub spout.