How To Replace Toilet Shut Off Valve On Pvc Pipe. Turn off the main water valve to the house. Wipe both ends of the plastic pipe on the inside and outside with a cloth.
That will ensure no second guessing on how far it was pushed on. Cover one end of the pvc piping with pipe dope and slide the shutoff valve onto it. Even with a flat escutcheon, this would be difficult to achieve.
Step 2 Make The Use Of Pvc Cement To The End Pvc Pipe So That It Complements Each Other.
Turn off the main water valve to the house. How to replace plastic plumbing shutoff valves. Shut off the water to the toilet, disconnect the supply hose from the toilet tanks and unbolt the toilet from the floor with a wrench.
You Just Need To Cut The Old Pvc Pipe/Nut Off (Use Hacksaw) And Then Prime/Cement The Pvc Adapter With Nut Onto Cut Pipe.
Shut off the water to the pipe from which you are going to remove the compression fitting. Even with a flat escutcheon, this would be difficult to achieve. Let dry as directed on cement can and then install/tighten (use two pair pliers.
Don’t Cut It Too Close To The Wall, Or Else You Will Not Be Able To Install Your New Valve.
Hold the male end of the fitting steady with a pair of adjustable pliers. That will ensure no second guessing on how far it was pushed on. Tools for this job include a pipe cutter, a pvc cutter or a hacksaw.
Then, Brush On Pipe Dope To The Other Connecting Side Of The Pvc Pipe And Insert It Into The Shutoff Valve.
Slip the pipe into the adapter. But if you needed to save the $8 it would cost to buy a new supply hose, you would simply unscrew the nut and screw it. Turn the compression nut counterclockwise relative to the male part of the fitting with another pair of adjustable pliers.
Use The Dabber That Comes With The Cement And Apply A Liberal Amount Around The Inside Of The Pipe.
In this polybutylene pipe repair video we show you how to change polybutylene shut off valves from polybutylene pipes (with the grey pipe fittings). As far as the pvc line is concerned, it could easily be replaced with a braided toilet supply hose. If the pipe in the wall moves back, hold it gently with pliers while pushing.