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Re: [Shop-talk] Diverter valves

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Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Diverter valves
From: Doug Braun <>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 13:37:25 -0500
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In the past, when I had a leaky one, I replaced the entire spout/diverter
assembly, and the leak
went away.  Unless you have a high-end matched set of fixtures, the spouts
are cheap and easy to replace.


On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 1:10 PM, <> wrote:

> Can someone please tell me why diverter valves are built to leak?  I mean,
> why don't they have a ball valve on them so all the water / pressure goes
> to the shower?
> Is there a reason I can't add the ball valve myself?

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