Q: How do I replace a tub spout?

Slip Tub Spout

Slip Tub Spout Example

 

  1. Loosen the set screw underneath the tub spout against the wall, rotating counter-clockwise. (Use appropriate tools such as an Allen wrench or Phillips head screwdriver).
  2. Slide off the tub spout.
  3. Replace with a new tub spout.
  4. Reinstall the set screw until snug.

IPS Tub Spout

  1. Loosen the tub spout, rotating counter-clockwise, using a pipe wrench or other technique.
  2. Clean pipe threads ensuring excess thread sealant tape is completely removed.
  3. Apply thread sealant to the pipe threads.
  4. Reinstall the new tub spout.