To remove the handle for the single-control Alterna bath and shower faucet, refer to the following directions.
- Hold on to the handle while turning the handle base counterclockwise by hand or with a strap wrench, taking care to protect the finish.
- Remove the two screws holding the escutcheon plate with a Philips screwdriver. Set all parts aside for reuse.
- Repairs can now be made to the shower valve.
- Reassemble handle parts in reverse order.
Note: Remove mineral deposits with a 50/50 white vinegar and warm water solution.