Shut off valves - Removing

Reply

  #1  
Old 10-22-07, 12:57 PM
W
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA
Posts: 104
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Shut off valves - Removing

I need to move the bathroom vanity. To do this I need to remove the shut off valves and then put them back in place after the vanity is out. Can I use the same compression rings or do I need new rings when I put the shut off valves back in place? If I have to remove the old compression rings, how do I do this?
 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 10-22-07, 03:20 PM
J
Member
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Wilmington
Posts: 4,219
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
If the vanity is going in the trash, you don't even have to remove the valves, just enlarge the holes around them. But, yes, you can reuse the compression rings. Shut off the water(house valve), unscrew the valves after bleeding off the pressure, and reinstall later. I usually mark which was which. Just a thought, but you can replace those valves with 1/4 turn ball valves with the same nuts/rings. 1/4 turn valves work much better and will likely work in 10 yrs when you redo the vanity again.
 
Reply
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: