How to Repair a Single-Handle Kitchen Faucet

Techniques for solving a tough faucet problem

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Allen wrench
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Drill bit set
  • Slip joint pliers

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Faucet repair kit
  • Penetrating oil