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deb622
How bad is this?!?

Took the faucet stems out of the shower in my 80 year old house...planned to replace washers since there was a very slow drip coming out of the shower head. When I used a flashlight to check the valve seats, I saw what I think is extreme deterioration of the area around the valve seat (in the 3 o'clock position on the hot water side, and at the 9 o'clock position in the cold water side). Images attached. Is this a catastrophe waiting to happen?

JLMCDANIEL
Re: How bad is this?!?

No big deal, get a seat tool and remove the seat. Get a new set and install.
Jack

AnthonyStanley11
Re: How bad is this?!?

Not a bad deal at all...Should be quite simple to repair!

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