Does the shower head tilt at all or does it remain stationery (straight down)?
A. The Delta T14286 shower head does pivot slightly.
Is this fixture compatible with a kohler rough in valve type P1016?
A. The Delta T14286 must be installed with the appropriate Delta valve (one of the R10000's as indicated during checkout) and will not work any other manufacturer's valves.
does this valve also control the water on/off flow function?
A. Yes, this is an all in one valve trim.
How do I know what valve I need? Will my plumber be able to tell me before removing my old shower so I can go ahead and order?
A. The Delta T14286 rough in is R10000-UNBX or R10000-UNWS the difference being that the UNWS has screwdriver stops right at the valve so you would not need to turn off water to the whole house in order to service the shower should it need it. Thank you for your question
Is this shower faucet assembly low lead compliant?
A. The Delta T14286 is not low lead compliant as the California low lead compliance rules only apply to fixtures you would be drinking out of such as kitchen faucets.
how does the temperature control work? above comment says 9 and 3, but to get warm water, do you need to pull the lever forward and then rotate left or right? or does it turn counterclockwise? Also, does showerhead gimble?
A. The Delta T14286 turns on by turning to the left and as you turn more to the left, the water gets hotter. The showerhead does swivel.
The shower head arm , how far out does it go before the shower head is installed
A. The shower arm for the Delta T14286 has a 14.5" extension.
What is the difference between the Brilliance Stainless finish and Stainless? Is one easier to clean like the chrome would be?
A. The Delta T14286 only comes in the "SS" finish which for Delta is the Brilliance Stainless.
Is the shower head made of metal or plastic?
The showerhead for the Delta T14286 is mostly made of plastic components.
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