How do I turn my bathtub faucet into a shower?

The quickest and most basic way to add a shower is a slip-on attachment. These can be used with any type of tub, and feature plastic or rubber connectors that fit over your existing spout, redirecting water through an attached hose to a handshower; nothing gets opened up or removed.

How do you convert a tub faucet to a handheld shower?

How to Add a Hand-Held Shower Using a Tub Spout Diverter Valve

  1. Remove the Tub Spout. First, remove the old tub spout.
  2. Install a New Spout. Purchase a new diverter-style tub spout that uses the same attachment method as the old one: slip-on or threaded.
  3. Mount the Slide Bar.
  4. Attach the Flexible Hose.

Can you attach shower head to faucet?

You can screw the hand-held shower head base onto the arm, attach a flexible hose as you hand tighten it, check it for leaks by turning on the faucet and mount the wall bracket as you follow any manual instructions.

How do you attach a shower hose to a tap?

Simply slide the hose connector (comes attached to the tap aerator) which you screw onto one end of your existing shower hose into the half moon casing and your tap is now ready to be used as a shower.

Can you add a handheld shower to an existing shower head?

Method #1 : Replace your existing Shower with a Shower Arm Mount. The first option is to use a Handshower mount on your existing shower arm. This handheld shower mount attaches to your existing shower arm, where your showerhead used to be mounted.

Can you run a shower from bath taps?

How to Connect Shower Heads to Bath Taps: It’s important to note that a mixer shower cannot be directly connected to your existing bath taps. In order to make this work, you will need a new shower mixer bath tap that can connect to the shower hose.

What size is a shower hose connector?

1/2 inch
Most shower mixers have a 1/2 inch thread, and almost all shower hoses are standardised to this size (on both ends). The 3/4 inch thread is much rarer. (Tip: Connectors can be added to make these connections fit 1/2 inch hoses).

Where is the shower diverter valve located?

Single-Valve Shower Diverter This diverter valve, also known as a tee diverter, is located on the end of the tub spout (see photo above). Activating it requires simply pulling up on the diverter, which then sends water to the showerhead.