admin. sink & faucet. September 11th , 2017.
In case you have cast iron or galvanized iron pipes supplying water, mineral deposit is a common problem that can lead to blockage. The minerals present in the water react with metal of the pipes, leading to rough surfaces and deposits which go on increasing as time passes, causing blockage of pipeline. You need to get a certified plumber in this case to find out the problem and fix it.
For good measure, apply a coat of sealant on the threads of the valve while putting it back in place. Also, apply a thin layer of grease or petroleum jelly on the threads of the handle before screwing it back on.
A leaky faucet is always irritating, and even more so if it happens to be your bathroom shower faucet. The constant 'drip drip drip' not only results in wastage of precious water, but it can cause a lot of discomfort at times when you need the bathroom floor to be nice and dry. So, is replacement the only solution? Not really. You can first try repairing the device, which in most cases, does solve the problem. Here are some tips on how to fix a leaking shower faucet.
Most of the models have limited lifetime warranty, especially for their finishing and parts. If you have any part that requires repairing, first take a note of the model number. Most probably, you will get the parts at a retail store, or you can directly place an order with the company.
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