Discover answers to frequently asked faucet installation & repair questions.
Faucets come with installation instructions, so you can install a faucet yourself. However, you will need the proper tools, and it helps to have some experience with this type of work. If you don't install the faucet properly it could result in leaks or the faucet not working properly. If you're unsure, your best option is to contact a plumber. A professional plumber will ensure your faucet is installed properly the first time.
A dripping faucet is a common problem. While it may not appear to be a big deal, you may be surprised at how much water a drip can waste. A leaky faucet that drips at the rate of one drip per second can waste more than 3,000 gallons per year. That's the amount of water needed to take more than 180 showers! Fixing a dripping faucet is often a simple process. If you're not sure what to do, your best option is to contact your local plumber.
Replacing a kitchen faucet can be a great DIY project, provided you have the right tools. The installation of your kitchen faucet will depend on the type of faucet you are installing. In general, you'll need the following items and tools - channel-locking pliers, basin wrench, adjustable wrench, flexible supply lines, tape measure, and plumber's putty. Your faucet's installation instructions should outline everything you need. If you're uncertain, your best option is to contact your local plumber. They'll help you get your kitchen sink installed properly the first time.
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