Re: Delta Faucet
1 - Calculate the total thickness of your wall surface, from the face of the framing to the finish surface.
2 - Install the new valve and set the face of the plaster ring to what will be the finished face of the wall.
3 - Cut the hole your cement board the diameter of the plaster ring, the escutcheon should be designed to fit within the footprint of the plaster ring.
4 - When setting your tile, set the back wall first. Find the centerline of the wall from side to side and start your tile here and work into the corners. With the back wall done, do the end walls, which should extend 1/2 to one full tile past the tub/shower pan, start at this line and work into the corner, this leaves an even cut tile in the corner, not outside the tub/shower where it will be seen.
5 - Once the tile work is done, the plaster ring is removed and the faucet escutcheons are installed.
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