How To Replace Your Faucet

Tips of replacing your faucet
Process of replacing your faucet

It’s right time to replace your faucet if it dripping heavily or if it has a reduced flow. You cannot remain just the way it is and waste so much of water. It doesn’t matter whether it is in your bathroom or in your kitchen sink if your faucet is dripping heavily, without any wait, you need to replace your faucet. If you are worried about the cost of replacing a faucet which you have to give to professional then you need not to worry about that. Replacing g your faucet is a simple, quick and DIY job. You just need some tools and need to have bit of skills and you will be done with replacing your faucet by yourself. Here is a simple process on how to replace your faucet.

  • Check your sink

Before replacing your faucet, you need to check how many openings are there and also see how far they are. You will have to check under the sink for checking this thing. If you are going to replace your faucet of bathroom then there will be two handles which might be joined together with spot for becoming a single unit. They can also be apart from one another. If you want to replace your faucet correctly, you might need this information.

  • Buy new faucet

You might be using your faucet since a long period of time and when you are replacing it, you will be again using it for long period of time only and hence it is advisable to replace it with quality one only. There are various range of faucets available in the market but choose the one which is of good quality and would last properly without any need of repair. When we are talking about good faucet, it doesn’t need to be fancy and trendy but the one with good mechanism.

  • Bring the exact match

Before bringing the new faucet, you must check the old and bring the new one which will fit in your home. You are bringing this costly new faucet but it will not fit in there. This will be useless. If you are not aware about the types of faucet ad which will fit in your home then it is advisable to take the old one with you in the store and ask the person over there to give you the exact replacement.

  • Remove the old faucet

It is very essential to remove the old faucet first before you go on for replacing your faucet. You might need the screw driver for this. Remove the screws of your old faucet and very smoothly without damaging any parts remove the old faucet. Make sure to switch off the main switch before you start replacing your faucet.

  • Install new faucet

Once you are done with removing the old faucet, you must take the new faucet and attach at the same place from you removed the old one. You can use the same screws you removed for fixing the new one.