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YOO MEE Shut Off Brass Ball Valve 1 2 Standard Connections with Polished Chrome Finish

Last Updated: June 22, 2020 (Refresh Now)
8.9
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Total Reviews
238
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Review Summary - 233 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Water Resistance
 48
water, shower head, valve, shut, flow
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Instead of getting the perfect shower head for him, I just put this inline with the shower head and - 'voila', he could adjust the flow to his liking!  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect shut off valve for my airstream shower head.  ...  "
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" ...  Have been using it for 6 months as a shower off valve and it works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  This valve is easy to turn on and off, does not seem to affect water pressure, and completely shuts off the water.  ...  "
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" ...  time will tell, but so far I am really loving this simple little replacement valve to our shower.  ...  "
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" ...  Fixed my dripping shower without hassle.  ...  "
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" ...  A great addition to our RV shower.  ...  "
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" ...  This valve works great to shut off the water while lathering shampoo or soap.  ...  "
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Setup
 35
easy, install, installation, minutes, water
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Installs quickly and very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  It will work great if this is done before installation.  ...  "
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" ...  I really think my teenage daughter could install this in 15-30 minutes with no problems!  ...  "
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" ...  The was super easy to install and even came with plumbers tape!  ...  "
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" ...  Installed per standard plumbing practice with included teflon tape.  ...  "
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" ...  Took about 10 minutes to install and check out. ... Easy install, doesn't leak, feels solid, and the control works smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  installed in 15 minutes  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 33
easy, install, valve, easier, water
+100%
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" ...  Easy to install, works fine.  ...  "
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" ...  My biggest concern with it was how easy the handle would turn, and I'm happy to say it turns very easily and smoothly, though of course not so easily as to turn on its own or with a slight bump.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy operation and install.  ...  "
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" ...  Installs quickly and very easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  The was super easy to install and even came with plumbers tape!  ...  "
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" ...  easy to install, lets water through of full flow when open, and closes completely  ...  "
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" ...  This solution was easy to install and gave me more time to deal with the larger issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Adding a shut off was easier than changing the handle.  ...  "
Build Quality
 24
handle, valve, metal, teflon tape, ball valve
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Liked that the valve body is metal and not plastic.  ...  "
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" ...  received today, I put teflon on Male and female ends and installed the shower head.and the female end into the wall mount.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice high quality, shiny (if your into shiny things) ball valve!  ...  "
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" ...  The thread tape is actually wide enough and thick enough to do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good materials and construction.  ...  "
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" ...  A slid piece of plumbing that works well.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a very high quality item made from brass and chrome plated.  ...  "
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" ...  solid metal (no plastic)  ...  "
Water Usage
 19
flow, valve, pressure, shut, restrict
+95%
-5%
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" ...  For use on my main fresh water tank drain on travel trailer.  ...  "
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" ...  I love that I can now shut the water off when I need to!!  ...  "
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" ...  I can reduce the flow for most of the shower to save water, but still crank up the flow momentarily to rinse the shampoo from my hair or use the pulse feature on the wand.  ...  "
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" ...  When I turn the water flow back on, the heat hasn't changed. ... The water temperature remains constant and I save water.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a valve that ultimately controls how much water you want to allow to flow out of the faucet.  ...  "
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" ...  This item works great and saves water, but I should have ordered two.  ...  "
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" ...  I can reduce my flow to save water.  ...  "
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" ...  Great FULL-FLOW no water restrictions with POSITIVE off 1/4-turn  ...  "
Fit
 15
threads, seal, ball, water, teflon tape
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Obviously have to use water tape for a nice snug seal but I love being able to shut off and turn on water as needed in shower.  ...  "
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" ...  This shut-off valve has excellent fit and finish and works well.  ...  "
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" ...  I alleviated that situation with this inline ball valve, and it works perfectly and fit perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect fit for the job  ...  "
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" ...  We had an issue with our shower tap where the seals were worn down and we were not able to find any seats that fit the water valve. ... This valve screws onto the neck of the shower and even includes a good amount of Teflon tape to wrap the threads.  ...  "
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" ...  A slid piece of plumbing that works well.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a ball type on/off valve and holds up well.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits a standard showerhead, correct threads here in the US anyway.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 10
stop, working, stopped, replaced, months
+100%
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" ...  Worked great to stop the leak I had.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems whatsoever.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked well for 5 weeks, then started dripping again.  ...  "
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" ...  This was what I wanted from the start and it has been working great for a couple of months.  ...  "
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" ...  valves like this typically should last at least 5 years (I’ll update my report if it ever fails prematurely).  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using it now for about 3 months and I have no complaints, works great!  ...  "
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" ...  It will probably pay for itself in a month or so.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked for me.  ...  "
Price
 10
product, worth, well, money, made
+100%
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" ...  Love them, and quite a fair price.  ...  "
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" ...  I earned the money I spend on it the first month I used it.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money, indeed!  ...  "
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" ...  Well made like U.S. product I had many years ago but about half the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Well made and cost effective.  ...  "
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" ...  great product for a low price.  ...  "
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" ...  Worth every penny!  ...  "
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" ...  This valve was half the price of anything else I have found.  ...  "
Overall performance
 6
smooth, flow, works great
+100%
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" ...  Quality, Performance, Value - its all there.  ...  "
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" ...  Sometimes it sticks or moves fast but on the end you can get it where you want it to be.  ...  "
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" ...  Does its job!  ...  "
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" ...  Smooth operation with easy variable flow.  ...  "
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" ...  Well made, smooth operating, continuously variable flow control down to absolutely nothing.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great and solid.  ...  "
Design
 6
looks, look, like, good, finish
+100%
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" ...  It looks and feels like it would cost more than it actually did.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels weighty like its made well. ... When open, it is a complete hole you can look straight through it.  ...  "
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" ...  But the appearance of the underside makes me think it is metal.  ...  "
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" ...  I choose this particular valve due to it's looks, true  ...  "
Inlet Outlet Pipe
 5
shower head, valve, used, threads, tapered
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Take it from me, I worked for a water department for 36 years, so I know fittings and pipe.  ...  "
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" ...  So without replacing all the pipes this was the best option.  ...  "
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" ...  We installed it between the pipe and the shower head fixture and used plumber's tape to ensure a good seal, and it does the job!  ...  "
Capacity
 4
shower
+100%
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" ...  A great addition to our RV shower.  ...  "
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" ...  Used this on my bathroom sink.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm ordering another for the other bathroom.  ...  "
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" ...  Swapped every gasket and o ring in the house.  ...  "
Comfort
 4
well, times, like, hand, valve
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I bought these to be able to switch water on a hand held showerhead.  ...  "
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" ...  I will work under full pressure and not wear out.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels weighty like its made well.  ...  "
Controls
 3
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Our only very minor complaint is that the knob is a bit hard to turn.  ...  "
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" ...  The prior "button" valve was basically on or off and leaked around the valve when closed.  ...  "
Shave Quality
 3
valve, ball valve, ball
+100%
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" ...  The operation of the valve is nice and smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  This part is beautifully made and the ball valve is smooth and very effective.  ...  "
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" ...  The machining and finish were great and the action of the ball valve was smooth and deliberate.  ...  "
Storage
 3
stores
+67%
-33%
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" ...  They stand a bit tall but they seem very well made.  ...  "
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" ...  I looked at all the big box stores and a couple of rv stores and couldn't find one.  ...  "

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