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Is a transfer valve the same as a diverter?

Is a transfer valve the same as a diverter?

The main difference between a diverter and a transfer valve is how they direct the water supply. Diverters switch the flow of water between a tub and shower—either the showerhead or the tub faucet gets the water flow. Transfer valve sends water to multiple outlets at the same time.

What is a 3 way diverter valve shower?

Create your own home spa with this Three Way In-Wall Shower Diverter. 3-way diverter controls water flow between three shower outlets. Set includes diverter, valve, 2 brass plugs, escutcheon and metal lever handle.

What do transfer valves do in a shower?

Transfer valves allow water to flow to multiple outlets, such as a handheld shower head, without shutting off the main shower. Some transfer valves allow the use of multiple components at a time.

Is there a diverter valve in a shower?

Some shower faucets use cartridges that can also divert water. Diverter valves are essential components in tub and shower combination fixtures. As the name suggests, diverters divert water between the fixture’s tub spout and showerhead. The most familiar type of shower diverter is a rod that slides in and out of the tub spout’s top surface.

What’s the difference between a diverter and transfer valve?

While diverters switch the flow of water between a tub and shower, transfer valves allow for the flow of water to be sent to multiple outlets at the same time. These systems are ideal for shower walls or running a handheld shower head without turning off the main shower.

Can you run a handheld shower without a transfer valve?

These systems are ideal for shower walls or running a handheld shower head without turning off the main shower. While transfer valves generally only allow you to use one or two components at a time, some valves allow for more than two components.