plaster guard removed
ruler is flush against studs on both sides of valve
black plaster guard installed. The brushed nickle trim sleeve says "Finished wall may be 1/2" in or out from line indicated"
Showing 3/4" difference between front of plaster guard and indicator line on trim sleeve
note orientation of screw holes...these align with the screw holes on the valve itself. Can't go any other way!
note the word UP on plaster guard...and shape relative to image from company...the screw holes in the plastic align with the screw holes on the valve
Note the word UP on the valve