Are there any plastic parts on the Delta T14253?
A. The Delta T14253 is made from brass, but some internal parts are plastic.
Can this be installed as a ceiling mounted showerhead? If so, does Delta sell the straight arm to use for mounting?
A. Yes, the showerhead from trim kit T14253, can be installed as ceiling mounted showerhead. The shower arm however as you may have guessed cannot be used when installing in this manner. Delta does offer shower arm replacements for Ceiling Mount applications. Delta RP48986 is a 10" arm and Delta RP61058 is a 6" arm and both can be found on our site.
can you combine this with a hand held shower ?
A. The Delta T14253 can be combined with a handheld shower, you will just need a diverter for it to function.
Is the rough in valve required?
A. The Delta T14253 does a require a rough-in valve.
Can the shower head be tilted?
A. Thank you for your inquiry. Yes the specs show that this shower head can be tilted.
How do you control the temperature?
A. The temperature for the Delta T14253 is controlled by the single handle shown. You turn handle to turn water on and control temperature.
Will this Delta trim kit work with a moen posi temp valve?
A. The Delta T14253 will only be compatible with a Delta rough-in valve. This trim will not work the Moen Posi-Temp valve.
Does this include the wall shower arm?
A. The Delta T14253 does include the shower arm.
I saw that there are different rough-in valve models to be used with this shower, what are the difference and what is the recommended model?
A. The Delta T14253 is compatible with many different valves. The R10000-IP is the 'Iron Pipe' version for threaded connections. The 'WS' refers to screwdriver stops, meaning you can shut the water off to the showerhead at the valve with a screwdriver. The R10000-PX is the 'Pex Pipe' version of the valve for Pex connections. The R10000-UN is the universal connections, meaning either pipe can connect to the valve. The R10000-UNBXT is a universal valve for thin wall installation. The R10000-UNWSHF is a universal valve with screwdriver stops and has a higher flow rate.
Is the straight arm shown in the picture included with purchase? Also are there longer arms/extensions available in the stainless finish?
A. Yes, the Delta T14253 15-19/32" shower arm is included, and is the longest shower arm Delta offers.