admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-03 22:48:31. In many cartilage type of faucets the problem could be due to a corroded or dirty cartilage. Turn off the water and put a rag in the drain. Remove the faucet head and keep the parts in order, so that it is easy to place them back in their original places. For faucet removal of the spout, you will have to unscrew the screws underneath it, then pop out the faucet head using a knife or nail filer. Underneath this you will see a long cylindrical object, which is the cartilage. Take it out and examine it. Check whether it can be cleaned and fixed back or is beyond repair and needs to be replaced with a new one. For cartilage faucet repair of a dirty faucet, use the warm water and vinegar method and scrub it clean with a toothbrush. You can buy a replacement part for a new cartilage kitchen faucet from a hardware store. Carry the old parts with you to get the exact replacement parts. Then reinstall all the parts in order and check.
admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-03 17:23:30. Step #5: Before replacing the parts in their original position, take a soft rag and remove the dirt inside the valve. You can also insert a toothbrush to clean the valve.
admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-04 01:00:29. I assume here, that you plan to undertake only the sink replacement and do not plan on changing the kitchen countertop, on which it is mounted. I also assume that you are replacing the old sink with a new one, which is exactly similar to the old one in size. The things that you'll need are a putty knife and a socket wrench of appropriate size. Along with that, you need lots of patience.
admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-03 18:58:04. Now, remove the valve stem by using the slip joint pliers. For this, turn the valve stem the same way you turn the faucet nob to get water. At the bottom of the valve stem, you will find the rubber washer.
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