Water Shut Off Handle

» Site Navigation
Home Page The Villages Maps The Villages Activities The Villages Clubs The Villages Book Healthcare Rentals Real Estate Section Classified Section The Villages Directory Home Improvement Site Guidelines Advertising Info Register Now Video Tutorials Frequently Asked Questions
» Newsletter Signup
» Premium Tower
» Advertisements
» Trending News
» Tower Sponsors




















» Premium Sponsors
» Banner Sponsors
» Advertisements
Closed Thread
Thread Tools
  #16  
Old 02-17-2020, 09:08 AM
jarodrig jarodrig is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 306
Thanks: 6
Thanked 179 Times in 102 Posts
Default

Last week I replaced the crappy plastic valve with a good quality brass valve . The plastic valves are extremely difficult to shut off and I can see why the handles break .

Used Kiley & Sons and the cost was $164.78

Well worth doing, IMO
  #17  
Old 02-17-2020, 03:28 PM
OhioBuckeye OhioBuckeye is offline
Gold member
Join Date: Sep 2015
Posts: 1,169
Thanks: 0
Thanked 221 Times in 173 Posts
Default Ohiobuckeye

Quote:
Originally Posted by retiredguy123 View Post
If you don't want to do it yourself, I think one of the water softener or filter companies could do it. Typically, they reroute the plastic water supply lines to install their equipment. I don't know if they will do it or how much they would charge. But, it looks pretty easy to replace the tee handle. Mine is red, and says "American Valve" on it.
I agree, to have a plumber replace a $.50. handle they’ll probably have to pay a service call which could be 30 to $40. & I’m sure the plastic handle from the plumber will cost 5 to $10. Surely Home Depot, Lowe’s or Ace has a replacement handle. I wouldn’t think you would have to be a rocket scientist to change it.
  #18  
Old 02-17-2020, 08:18 PM
kcrazorbackfan's Avatar
kcrazorbackfan kcrazorbackfan is offline
Sage
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: The Villages, FL
Posts: 3,035
Thanks: 136
Thanked 1,018 Times in 310 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by dewilson58 View Post
Mike Scott Plumbing
Same here. They replaced mine a few months ago.
__________________
For each of us, life is a journey. Where has your life taken you? Your entire life leads to the next step, the chance to define yourself by where you're headed, instead of where you stand. Today is the day you introduce yourself to your destiny.
  #19  
Old 02-18-2020, 08:00 AM
Villageswimmer Villageswimmer is offline
Platinum member
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,862
Thanks: 2
Thanked 642 Times in 224 Posts
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kcrazorbackfan View Post
Same here. They replaced mine a few months ago.

Do you remember what Mike Scott charged?
Closed Thread

Tags
handle, water, shut, broke, plastic

Thread Tools

You are viewing a new design of the TOTV site. Click here to revert to the old version.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:37 AM.