How To Install A Kitchen Faucet & Remove or Replace The Old One – Super Simple

Updated November 01, 2017 By Danyal

 

How to install a kitchen faucet or remove or replace old faucet Super SimpleWhen I was lived in Waterview Lane, I had a good relationship with Butch family.
Once, they were facing a problem with their existing faucet. They need to change current faucet as it was old and not working as well. They bought a brand new kitchen faucet. They needed to hire a plumber, but the cost of plumbing was very high for them.

Actually, it was not met with their budget. I suggested them to follow these steps, which I learned from a kitchen renovating workshop organized by a renowned kitchen brand.

I also helped them and finally, We installed the faucet. And the exciting matter was we did ZERO cost.

Here, I am going to type some steps of installing a brand new kitchen faucet and also how to remove old faucet. I hope you can easily install a faucet by following these steps.

 

how to install a kitchen faucet and How to remove a kitchen faucet or replace or change

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Remove the Old Faucet

First turn off the sink water valves. Activate the tap to alleviate pressure within the lines. If applicable turn off the disposals power.

When you disconnect supply lines you may use a small bucket under the connections to catch water.

For loosing and removing the nuts holding the faucet when you use a basin wrench you need someone help to hold the faucet from the upper part of the cabinet.

Time to remove the old faucet with a soft hand. And remove any kind of grime and putty. For this task a putty knife is the best tool. Be extra sure about using a knife.

 

Install the New Faucet

Simply place the rubber or plastic gasket, or trim ring, over the faucet holes in the sink and set the deck plate.

Feed faucet lines into the hole

Need to install washers and nuts underneath the sink properly.

Connect water supply lines. Remember, do not overtighten supply line connections.

For checking leakage turn the water on slowly.

Remove the aerator from the faucet for a few minutes to clear the lines.

Turn the faucet off and replace the aerator.

 


 

Watch Now: How to Install a Kitchen Faucet
(Remove | Replace | Change)

 

 

  • Clean all dirt and old caulking from sink
  • Take a golf ball sized piece of plumbers putty and roll it into a thin rope
  • Place the rope of putty evenly in a circle around the base of the faucet
  • Put faucet into place through holes in sink
  • Tighten the nut until faucet is firmly attached to sink.
  • Clean away excess putty or caulk

 

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