admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-02 12:47:59. The most common cause for a faucet to leak is a worn out washer. Doing the repair yourself will save you on plumbing costs. For this task, you need to keep some spare cloth, screwdrivers, towels, newspapers, and a knife on standby. Cover the floor using towels and paper, so that the water does not collect on your flooring.
admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-02 13:46:05. A common solution for a leaking compression faucet is replacing the worn out rubber washer. For this, you need to take off the decorative cap on the handle and the screw so that the handle comes off easily. With a wrench, remove the packing nut. As you spot the rubber washer, take it off and replace it with a new one. Apply some plumber's grease (non-toxic) on the washer.
admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-02 07:15:29. The repair costs vary from place to place and also depend upon the type of faucet. If you are doing the job yourself, you will only need to spend on the new parts while you save on labor charges. Parts and new assemblies are relatively inexpensive. Labor charges, on the other hand, can be much higher.
admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-02 09:09:51. You may find that there is still some water in that p-trap, so drain it in the bucket or the pan.
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