How to Replace Your Bathroom Faucet

How to replace your bathroom faucet

If you decide to tackle changing your bathroom faucet yourself, here are a few tips to make things a little easier.

One of the toughest issues with changing a bathroom faucet, is trying to work in such a confined space. I always find some big old towels to help cushion my back when I am under the sink.

A few special tools are usually need to remove the old faucet, while most new faucets come with tools designed for that specific faucet.

  • A pair of water pump pliers (channel locks)
  • A basin wrench
  • set of deep sockets

This video will give you some great tips on how to replace your bathroom faucet.

How to Replace Your Kitchen Faucet

How to Replace Your Kitchen Faucet

In this article we will learn how to replace your kitchen faucet.

There are a few tools you will need to get this project accomplished.

  • An adjustable wrench or a set of open end wrenches.
  • Water pump pliers.
  • Set of deep socket wrenches.
  • A basin wrench may also be necessary to remove the old water lines depending on the faucet.

Many times the bolts holding the faucet in place will corrode and not want to come off, so spraying them with a penetrating oil beforehand will help, sometimes they will need to be busted off.

Here is a great video to help guide you through replacing your faucet.

 

Easily Repair Your Leaking Faucet.

Having a faucet that drips or runs when the handle is turned off can be annoying and also waste a lot of water and money.

We will show you  how you can easily repair your leaking faucet.

There are many brands of faucets these days, both with 2 handle and single handle styles.

Most Faucets built in the past 30 years use a cartridge system that opens and closes to allow water to flow.

Changing these cartridges is a fairly simple process as you can see from the video below.

One thing to keep in mind, if you know the manufacturer and model of your faucet it will be much easier to get a replacement. Some cartridges come with a lifetime warranty, so check with the manufacturer before spending money to buy one!

Here is a video on how to remove the cartridge by: http://www.homefrontstan.com.

Now the you have your new cartridge, go to page 2 to see how to properly install it.

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