How do you fix a leaky bathtub spout?


To fix a leaky bathtub spout, first try tightening the spout. If that doesn't work then you can try to fill in the cracks or spaces if there are any. If all else fails, call a plumber.
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1. Turn off the main water valve that provides water to the bathtub and open the faucet handle to relieve the pressure. 2. Remove the handle cover cap by prying it off with the blade
If you had to replace the cartridge twice, you have a problem with the seat and it is tearing up the seating surfaces on the cartridge. Ask your local hardware store about replacing
1. Turn the spout counterclockwise to loosen it. Ad. 2. Unscrew the spout from the pipe. 1. Locate the screws. The screws are usually on the underside of the spout close to the wall
1. Shut off the water for the bathtub. Newer homes usually have a shutoff for the tub located somewhere in the bathroom, perhaps behind an access panel or underneath the sink. Turn
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How to Fix a Leaky Bathtub Spout
A leaky bathtub spout is not only an irritating sound to hear constantly, but it can cost you a lot of money. Instead of placing a bucket under the spout to collect the water, you can easily fix the problem yourself. Make sure no appliances using water,... More »
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