Replacing old faucets in your bathroom can be tricky sometimes. However, it is mainly caused by our lack of attention on several small details. These following tips remind us on those small details we need to be aware about.
Replacing old faucet will require you to use special kits. You can find them on nearby suppliers. You do not need one with sophisticated finishing made for professionals. Get a set with good quality and affordable price. We can use ordinary tools. In fact, this will be the best choice.
You will need to find matching new faucet. Consider colors and themes, and also style while you choose your new faucet. For the models, as long as it matches, you can have different kind of faucet.
Know Your Faucet Type
Basically, there are several kinds of faucet. You may have stem, cartridge, disk, or ball type. Each of them will require different treatment. So ask the shop assistant to get you the information.
Water OFF First!
Before you start an installation, it is better if you turn off the water supply first. This will prevent you from leaking and wasting the water. This is simple enough to do. Just shut off your valves.
Clean the Area
You must clean the area where you are going to put your faucet. Check your sink. Sometimes, you will find foreign things on it because of dirt and others. Remove and clean it precisely to make the new one fit.
Wrap the Faucet
We will have hard treatment several times. To prevent damage to your new faucet, you should wrap areas that are easy to ruin. You must use a cloth and pick one sturdy and soft as well.
You need to learn enough knowledge about this before starting. So find a manual if possible or simply get tutorials from professional and study it. Be critical and ask questions to clarify steps you do not know well.
Test the New Faucet
When you are done, you should test it. It may need last touch or you must reinstall it all over again. Wait until you are sure that the faucet is well fitted.
Now, you will only need to study the entire procedure and needed techniques. Do not forget these tips to avoid and prevent you from problems. Now, take time to learn and make yourself ready to replace the old bathroom faucet by yourself.