The installation of kitchen sink faucets is one of the most basic tasks of home renovation plumbing do it yourself can carry out. The sense of accomplishing the replacement of an old, ugly and worn faucet can quickly give you the confidence you need to carry out the most challenging projects around the kitchen. If you are thinking about replacing the sink, well, save yourself a couple of steps and replace the sink and faucet at the same time.
Read the manufacturer’s instructions. Clean all dirt or old plumber’s putty from around the holes. Use a scraper to scrape the old putty and an all-purpose household cleaner to clean up any dirt. Place a putty roll on the putty plate if there is one or along the bottom edge of the pallet plate if there is no putty plate. The plate is placed over the holes along the back of the sink.
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Guide the tubes through the holes. Secure all grommets and mounting hardware. Hand tightens the nuts and then gives them a ½ ¼ turn with a wrench. Scrape any excess putty along the base of the tap with the spatula. Connect the water supply lines, hardening the connections with keys. Open the water in the supply line and check for leaks. Close the water and tighten any leaking connections. Open the water when there are no more leaks.
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