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Paula Lange has a slippery shower floor in Carmel, IN. The shower base is cultured marble. Let her tell you the rest. "I have a cultured marble shower floor with slightly raised pattern ( supposed to make it not slippery).  It is very slippery. No bathmat will stick because of the pattern. I have been looking […]

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Stephanie has a banging noise in her shower in Stockton, CA. Allow her to give you a full report: "When I turn on the hot water valve in my shower it makes a banging noise until I increase the water flow. If the flow of the hot water decreases, it will start the banging noise again […]

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Ken Williams has a very slippery shower floor in his Mooresville, NC home. Let him describe it: "The water in my house is very soft and so it is very slippery and the soap never seems to be rinsed off and as a result the shower floor which is 6X6 tiles is dangerously slippery. The […]

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Joseph Gulaskey has to wait and wait for hot water to show up in his faucets in the winter. He lives in North Huntingdon, PA where it can get quite cold. Here's what Joe sent me: "During the winter months and having an unheated cellar, I have my hot water lines covered with polyfoam insulation. With […]

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Kate Knight, who lives in Brentwood NH eighty miles south southeast of my house, has a problem with her new shower valve. Let her describe it: "Recently we had a new valve put in our shower which is bigger than our last one coupled with a water saver shower head. We also moved our toilet […]

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Donna Bunai has a few complaints about the water pressure inside her shower. She lives in Shirley, New York. "I have a problem with the water coming out of my shower . It used to be perfect, no problems.  We had all new plumbing done about a year a go. Now the water comes out normal but […]

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A corner shower needs to be the proper size or you could get stuck. Glass shower enclosures are the rage because they’re so sleek and easy to clean. Be sure your corner shower tub has the proper flanges to keep the water inside the glass enclosure.

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A glass shower door can add pizzazz to your bathroom. The newer shower doors offer a variety of custom glass options. With custom glass shower doors you can match any bathroom style. Cleaning a shower door is easier with the frameless shower doors.

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Replacing a shower head, or if you have to fix a leaking shower head, is not a difficult job if you use the right tools. Shower heads can be a source of water leaks if the proper pipe sealant is not used.

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A shower drain odor can be very unpleasant. The source of the drain odor is often above the water level of the trap. Look at the sides of the drain pipe for biofilm.

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