Quickly Fix Leaky Cartridge-Type Faucets

Whether your faucet leaks from the spout or handles, you'll find it easy to repair with these tips.

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Allen wrench
  • Pliers

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Plumbers putty
  • New seats
  • New spring

You may also need a new cartridge and O-rings