Shower Water Supply Plumbing?

I need to replace my mom's old shower water supply plumbing. She has a tub/shower combination, and I need to replace the one part that acts as The hot/cold water faucets The nozzle that fills the tub The handle that changes to /from shower/tub This is all one unit, the pipes are old metal pipes, and there is no shut offs. Note, the plumbing is old also and I want to go ahead and replace it with plastic pipe I am looking for an easy to follow diagram of how the plumbing needs to look.

Asked By: meppwc - 4/7/2008
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Answered By: Mr Phoenix - 4/7/2008
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go to home depot or Lowe's they'll have all you need and usually if you go between 7am and 3 pm you will find a retired plumber working in there and can talk you threw it
Answered By: smilly - 4/7/2008
idont like the idea of plastic pipe but if you do choose to use it rremember that you do not use PVC for water supply. You use CPVC instead,,,with the appropriate glue for this. NOT pvc glue.
Answered By: alvarz - 4/7/2008
You need to find the stop cocks 1st (shut offs) when the water supplies are turned off, you need to replace the pipe work as it is layed out at present, so trace along the pipes to the nearest joints, strip out the pipe work to those joints from the taps (faucets) on the tub, you will need conversion fittings to... More
Answered By: richdance - 4/7/2008
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