By Kerri Vargas. Shower. Published at Monday, December 18th, 2017 - 01:20:13 AM.
First, how does a shower diverter work? Bath and shower head diverters frequently incorporate some sort of pressure balancing feature so that the hot/cold mixture ratio will not be affected by transient changes in the pressure of one or the other of the supplies. This helps avoid scalding or uncomfortable chilling as other water loads occur (such as the flushing of a toilet).
A diverter valve can channel water to the showerhead OR the handshower OR the body sprays'but not all at the same time. If a hot supply and a cold supply were plumbed into a diverter valve, the water would run constantly with no way to stop it. You've figured that you have a shower diverter valve problem. Tackling plumbing problems in the home can be quite daunting. Shower diverter valve replacement or replacing a diverter washer can be tricky if you're not familiar with the process.
It can be the most relaxing part of the day, and is like having your own spa at home. But steam showers should not be used by people with cardiovascular diseases, or high BP. Small children and pregnant women should also stay from it. Take some basic precautions like
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