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How to replace a faucet

You can easily revitalize your bathroom or kitchen by installing a new faucet. Follow these simple steps to make it happen.


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Start by turning off the water supply to the faucet.

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Clean out the cabinet to give yourself room to work.

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Check the condition of the valves and supply lines.

You may need to replace the valves if they are leaking.

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Open the faucet to release any pressure.

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Remove the old faucet.

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Assemble the new faucet according to the manufacturer's instructions.

You’re more than halfway there!


Seal the faucet with either plumber’s putty or silicone caulking.

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Place the new faucet.

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Tighten down the new faucet.

As the new faucet is tightened down, some putty or silicone will squeeze out. Carefully remove the excess with paper towels or rags for final clean-up.

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Attach the supply lines to the new faucet and hand tighten.

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Check for leaks, and you’re done!