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Steps on How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012. | Tips

Are you deciding to remodel or renovate your kitchen? As you know that the toughest parts in remodel or renovate kitchen is to replace a kitchen faucet, especially if your kitchen faucet was too already too old, certainly you can get the trouble in replace it. Sometimes, there are some unexpected problems pop up such as corroded pipes, difficult-to-reach nuts and poor access to fittings. Actually, if you know and understand the steps on how to replace a kitchen faucet, installing a new kitchen faucet is not tough at all. But of course, if you do not know and understand about it, installing can be tough for you.

Steps on How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet

How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet

Actually, there are some steps on how to replace a kitchen faucet available in website. You can search and browse about it but if you do not find the right steps on how to replace a kitchen faucet. These are the right steps for you:
1. Turn off the water
It is the first that you should do in this project. You must turn off the hot and cold water supply valves, usually located directly under the sink. Then open the tap to drain off the water.
2. Remove the old kitchen faucet
You must remove the old kitchen faucet with using a wrench. It can disconnect both faucet water lines from the supply tubes. And then you can lift the old faucet out of its mounting hole. Do not forget to use a putty knife to scrape away any old putty that remains around the hole.
3. Install a new kitchen faucet
Put a new kitchen into the last place of the old faucet, then screw the mounting nut to the faucet tailpiece and tighten with a basin wrench. Connect the spray hose to the faucet tailpiece. After that you can tighten the water line nuts and open the shutoff valves.

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