Peerless Shower Repair

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For a great number of people, a daily shower is a ritual. Leaking, dripping and other malfunctions are not tolerable. The Peerless Faucet website offers specific recommendations for the repair of most of the parts of a Peerless shower system.

Shower Head

  • A shower head that drips for a few seconds after being turned off is not a problem. It is the extra water stored inside that must drip out. A shower head that drips constantly can be repaired with a Peerless kit containing a replacement seat and springs. If the problem persists, another kit will replace the valve cartridge.

Handle

  • When the handle of a Peerless shower develops a leak it can be repaired with a Peerless kit for replacing the valve cartridge. Such a problem sometimes occurs when a handle is repeatedly tightened past its tolerance.

Spout

  • When a Peerless shower develops a dripping spout, remove the push button diverter and clean any accumulation of debris before putting it back in place. If the drip persists, replace the seats and springs with the kit available from Peerless. If the drip continues, replace the valve cartridge.

Wall Leaks

  • If a Peerless shower appears to be leaking into the wall behind the shower, the manufacturer recommends shutting off the water supply and calling a plumber. This kind of repair is probably beyond the scope of the average homeowner.

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