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How do you make a shower hotter?

Asked by Chawk80 (128 points ) September 7th, 2009

I replaced the valve inside the faucet of my shower and it now does not get hot like it used to. Is there something I can adjust? I dont think I put it in wrong it has guides to put it in. Such as hot side cold side. So not sure what I did.

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Allie's avatar

Check the water heater. If you want a hotter shower, increase the temperature that it heats the water to. Maybe it’s temp is set too low right now.
I think that’s how it works… yes?

XOIIO's avatar

flusf the toilet?

Beta_Orionis's avatar

If you can’t solve it via hardware, you could always go the relative route by starting with really cold water. :P That is not the solution you probably wanted to hear about.

PandoraBoxx's avatar

Be careful if you adjust the water heater, not to make the water too hot. The plumber was here a few weeks ago because having the water too hot ruined all the washers in the faucets over time, and I had 5 leaking faucets because of too hot water.

filmfann's avatar

Okay, this problem began when you replaced the washer on your shower controls? Is it one of those single handle/pressure matching faucets? Was the washer on the hot water side, or the cold water side?
Inquiring minds want to know!

eponymoushipster's avatar

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