How to Replace Bathroom Faucet

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Faucet is an essential facility of a house. In our daily life, we use faucet many times a day. Hence it is normal that faucet will have some problems such as leaking, low water flow and loose handle because of the prolonged usage.

copper bathroom faucets

So if your bathroom faucets have those problems which affect you, to purchase a new one to install is the best way. There are many faucets but according to the material, copper faucets and stainless steel faucets are the mainly trend. Copper bathroom faucets own bronze-colored and the designs are also retro that make bathroom vintage style while stainless steel faucets are cheaper than the copper ones and own fashion style. When you decide the one which matches your bathroom, install is the next step. You might call maintainer to replace the faucet and you can also install the new faucet by yourself, it is not that hard once you have learned it. Here are the steps you need to do when you want to install the bathroom faucet on your own.

copper bathroom faucets

bathroom sink faucets

To begin with, check to see how many openings there are and how far apart they are. You may have to look underneath to be sure. For bathroom sink faucets, the two handles may be joined with the spout to become a single unit or they may be spread apart from it. You need this information to choose the correct replacement.

Review the instructions that come with the faucet and consider buying a basin wrench which is a tool designed to reach way up behind your sink and remove the two big nuts on each side of the faucet that holds it tight against the sink. If you cannot loosen the nut by hand or with the tools you have on hand, a basin wrench will make the job easier.

bathroom sink faucetsTurn off the water to the faucet and loosen the tube nuts which are just above the valve on each tube and lift the tubes out of the valves. After that, remove the large nuts that hold the faucet in place and lift the old faucet up, tubes and all right out of the sink then before installing your new faucet, give the sink a good cleaning where the old faucet was mounted. And then you can attach the new tubes to the new faucet and assemble it in the sink. Remember the turn on the water and have a check.

bathroom sink faucets

bathroom sink faucets

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