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How to Install a Shower Steam Generator

DIY experts show how to install a steam generator in the newly framed-in shower.

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  • Time

    Under Half Day

  • Price Range

    $100 - $250

  • Difficulty



Step 1: Cut the Stubs and Solder

Cut copper stubs to make unions to attach to the generator (Image 1).

Add flux to the stub, union and male nipple and solder the joints (Image 2).

Step 2: Attach the Steam Unit

Wrap threaded ends with Teflon tape, attach to the steam unit and tighten with a crescent wrench.

wrap threaded ends with teflon tape

Step 3: Dry fit the Copper Tubing

Cut and dry fit all copper tubing and fittings together, then solder the joints.

cut and dry fit all copper tubing

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