Are Moen and Delta interchangeable?

Author: Dr. Damian Jerde  |  Last update: Saturday, November 20, 2021

The cartridges are not interchangeable between different taps. So if you decide you need a replacement, make sure you know the part number so you can order it from your plumbing supplier or online. This number is usually available on the manufacturer's website in the online version of the faucet's instruction manual.

Does Moen work with Delta?

Delta and some companies can interchange sometimes, but Moen doesn't interchange with any other company that I am aware of. Do you have access through the back side of the valve? Your only two choices are either using Moen, or a (Price) Pfister "universal trim kit" that adapts to the Moen valve.

What shower valves are compatible with Delta?

As long as you are ok sticking with the Delta brand, your universal Delta rough-in Valve will fit any Delta Trim Kit. As mentioned above, this is the reason that the valves and trims made by different companies are not compatible. They do it on purpose to lock you into their brand.

Are Moen shower valves interchangeable?

For many years Moen tub/shower valves have been manufactured using one of three valves. These valves are Standard, Posi-Temp and Moentrol. Although the look is similar, the trim is not necessarily interchangeable. ... Note:Posi-Temp trim and Moentrol trim are not interchangeable.

Are shower mixer valves interchangeable?

Re: Are Tub/Shower Valves Interchangeable? You cannot interchange different manufacturer's handles and spouts. In fact sometimes you cannot even interchange the same manufacturer's trim between their own models.

UPGRADE to a Pressure Balanced Shower Valve (MOEN TO DELTA) ??

Are Delta faucet parts interchangeable?

No, the faucet handles fit the same stem assembly, but are not compatible with the rest of the trim. ... Delta faucets are designed to accommodate the majority of Delta handles. In most cases handle styles are available in different sizes depending on the application of the faucet.

Can you mix and match shower parts?


I can't drive this home enough, you CANNOT use any shower trim with any shower valve. They just aren't compatible. You need to match the trim exactly with the make and model of your shower valve.

How do I identify my Moen shower valve?

Look closely at the handle buttons that were attached to the shower valve. Typically, "Moen" will be written in the middle of the "Hot" and "Cold" buttons. If you do not see this, the handle buttons have been replaced, or the "Hot/Cold" button is a lever (wall escutcheon).

Is Delta or Moen better?

Conclusion (Moen vs Delta)

If you prefer touchless kitchen faucets, Moen is ideal. For Touch-on kitchen faucets and cheaper options, the Delta faucets may be the right choice. Nevertheless, choosing any faucet from the two brands will provide excellence and quality operation.

How do I know what Moen shower valve I have?

If not the series number can be usually be found on the underside of the faucet or on the decorative escutcheon ring that goes around it. The second way to identify your Moen valve cartridge is to remove the old one. You will do this by first shutting off the hot and cold water feed to your shower.

Are Kohler and Delta valves interchangeable?

You cannot mix and match. You would have to change the valve.

Can you change shower fixtures without changing valve?

Yes, the handle is just a pretty shiny lever with a set screw to hold it on. If you find out the brand you can usually go to the plumber supply house ( or maybe a used parts place) and get a replacement. You can also contact the manufacturer online for the bigger brands, they send replacement parts too.

What is the difference between the Delta 14 and 17 series?

What's the difference between the 14 and 17 series? Answer: The 14 series has one handle that controls both volume and temperature. The 17 series has two handles that control temperature and volume separately.

Is Delta or Moen better for shower?

All over the forums and internet the pros recommend Delta #1 in shower valves for ease of repair,finding parts years down the road and durability and Moen #2.

Do you have to replace faucet with same brand?

would recommend you purchase from the same manufacturer if you were changing out a lot more faucets (to make getting repair parts easier if necessary at some later date), but for your scale, probably fine.

Are bathtub faucets interchangeable?

Bathtub faucets tend to operate similarly but have slightly different configurations. Before replacing a bathtub spout, determine whether it has a slip-on or threaded design. A slip-on spout is made to “slip” onto the water stub-out pipe attached to the wall plumbing.

Who makes better faucets Delta or Moen?

When it comes to Delta vs. Moen faucet quality, we feel Moen offer the highest quality of the two brands and that perhaps is why they are the most expensive too. ... Delta definitely has more budget-friendly options to offer than Moen does.

Is Delta or Kohler better?

The Kohler faucet is more durable than the other product and it is also easy to clean. The delta faucet takes longer to install and can be difficult to take apart. They both provide you with hot water when you shower but the delta faucet leaks more than the other one.

Who is Moen owned by?

Moen is an American product line of faucets and other fixtures started by inventor Alfred M. Moen that is now part of the Fortune Brands Home & Security company. The Moen subsidiary is headquartered in North Olmsted, Ohio.

Are shower valve cartridges universal?

Cartridges aren't interchangeable among different faucets, so if you decide you need a replacement, you need to know its part number so you can order it from your plumbing supplier or online. That number is usually available on the manufacturer's website in the online version of the owner's manual for your faucet.

Are all Moen shower cartridges the same?

There is absolutely NO difference between the Moen 1222 vs 1222B replacement cartridges. They are both the replacement part cartridge for the Posi Temp Moen shower valve. They are made from the same parts, the only difference is their packaging and model number.

Where is the model number on a Delta faucet?

Where can I find my model number? The model number is on the packaging as well as the Installation instructions provided with your faucet.

Can you mix and match shower base and walls?

Shower wall systems can give you the look of stone or tile without all the care and maintenance that comes with grout. You can create a customized look by mixing and matching wall panels, accent panels, joints and trim.

Can you replace shower head with different brand?

Showerhead threading is pretty much universal, you can swap one for most any other. Shower valve trim kits are the exact may have luck by staying within a certain manufacturer, but for the most part trying to swap a trim kit onto an existing valve may or may not work.

Are shower rough in valves universal?

Yes! Shower rough in valves without stops are by far the most common. They work absolutely as well in every way.

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