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DANCO Shower Volume Control Shut Off Valve Chrome 1 6 inch 1 Pack 89171

Last Updated: June 22, 2020 (Refresh Now)
6.0
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Total Reviews
433
Old Reviews
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Review Summary - 81 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Water Resistance
 17
shower, valve, shower head, flow, shut
+47%
-53%
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" ...  You can not stop the water completely ... I am using this on my leaky shower head in my basement ... Look and saw I cannot turn the water completely off ... Don’t buy it you want to use to turn off the water  ...  "
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" ...  Still have water trickling past valve.  ...  "
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" ...  I installed this to help a leaking shower. ... When the value is off there is still water coming through my shower head.  ...  "
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" ...  Was hoping for a valve that actually shut the water off, this was not it. ... When switched to off, water still came through.  ...  "
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" ...  Absolute garbage, it does not stop the water flow when it is fully turned off.  ...  "
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" ...  This valve is junk, I used it in conjunction with my shower head, as my shower valve would leak and constantly make the shower head drip, I installed this to buy me time before I fix the real problem . ... this valve does not completely seal and allowed the shower head to still drip .  ...  "
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" ...  Have a shower leak.  ...  "
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" ...  It can reduce the amount of water flowing, but does not totally cut it off. ... I wanted a valve that could fully cut off the water.  ...  "
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Water Usage
 15
flow, valve, save, shut, shower
+53%
-47%
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" ...  Easy to Turn the water Off and then back On.  ...  "
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" ...  The ability to easily control the restriction of water is excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well and has large opening for water flow.  ...  "
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" ...  Saves on water usage and also saves $ on energy for hot water.  ...  "
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" ...  Being conscious of water consumption, this was a great addition to my shower.  ...  "
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" ...  Want to save water and money?  ...  "
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" ...  Great for controlling water flow. ... Helps prevent waste when you have to pay for expensive water.  ...  "
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" ...  Save Water, Can't Complain  ...  "
Build Quality
 11
valve, teflon tape, tightened, screw, rubber gasket
+45%
-55%
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" ...  Looks great, but the stop valve does not fully stop the flow of water and the threads are not well formed so it is hard to get a good seal on the supply bib/pipe.  ...  "
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" ...  Missing rubber washer  ...  "
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" ...  The ball valve itself doesn’t seal.  ...  "
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" ...  The threads on both ends must be slightly smaller than standard. ... It took several wraps of teflon tape before they stopped leaking.  ...  "
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" ...  probably should’ve been a ball valve rather than a cylindrical valve if that makes sense?  ...  "
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" ...  Plumber looked at it, said the valve was no good and cheaply made.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 9
valve, shut, install and use, easy to turn, water
+100%
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" ...  Easy to Turn the water Off and then back On.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and use water control valve.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install, easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easier to use than the push button type.  ...  "
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" ...  Much easier to use than my previous push to shut off valve.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent and easy to install and use.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and is a heavy duty shut off valve  ...  "
Setup
 7
valve, shut, install, washers, shower
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Easy to install, easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The in-line valve was to easy install and the shut off worked smoothly and is a durable well made product.  ...  "
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" ...  Sturdy, east to install, and works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent and easy to install and use.  ...  "
Fit
 5
tightened, threads, valve, teflon tape, rubber washer
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  In fact, once I removed the gasket, that allowed the unit to screw on more to the arm threads which improved the seal.  ...  "
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" ...  I removed it again and found a little rubber o-ring that I installed into the fitting, that along with a lot of Teflon tape I got it to face to one side when tightened down, for you can reach the little handle on the right side now.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly what I needed, no leaks & fits perfectly  ...  "
Price
 4
waste, valve, save, reasonable, purpose
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Best product for this purpose under ten bucks.  ...  "
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" ...  Price was reasonable.  ...  "
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" ...  Great valve great size and price.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 3
valve, plumbing, junk
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  They are junk, totally useless.  ...  "
Returns
 3
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  And I cant return it because I need it for now.  ...  "
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" ...  had to return it because it leaked  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
described, advertised
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Works as Advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described.  ...  "

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