admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-05 19:25:29. Start by taking the handle off. Do this by removing the decorative cap and the handle screw. The cartridge may be fixed in place with the help of a threaded retaining cap. If there is one, use small pliers to remove it, and simply pull the cartridge out. Take a utility knife and cut old O-rings off. Apply some plumber's grease on the new O-ring and reassemble the whole faucet.
admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-06 05:23:54. Step #8: Follow the instructions that came with the new faucet on fitting the hot and cold water lines correctly (if you have two different temperature connections). Turn on the water supply and slowly turn the handle(s) till the end.
admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-05 22:47:13. If your fixture is old and made up of materials such as brass or chrome, remember to lay down a piece of cloth on the surface. If you find that leakage has not stopped, even when you have replace the O ring; then certainly it is the cartridge which is defective or damaged. In such cases, replace the older cartridge with a new one. Do not forget to turn off the main water supply, in order to prevent wastage of water.
admin sink & faucet, 2017-10-06 09:48:07. Buy the perfect size and shape in lieu for the old one and bring it home. Before fixing it, wrap a double layer of Teflon tape on the stem threads of the new diverter assembly to stop the water leakage.
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