Faucet Repair projects
Faucet Repair: Fix a Leaking Faucet
Repair a leak around a faucet stem by tightening the packing nut or replacing the packing washer. Both are simple fixes.
How to Repair a Single-Handle Kitchen Faucet
Repair a drippy ball-type faucet using these pro tricks to deal with stubborn screws. You may have to replace the handle, but not the entire…
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Outdoor Faucet Repair: Fix a Noisy Faucet
A dollop of plumber’s grease is the best bet for curing the squealing that eventually develops on older, outdoor frost-proof faucets.
How to Fix a Dripping Shower
Repair a shower faucet that won’t shut off. Most single-handle, cartridge-style faucets can be repaired in an hour or less with basic…
Cool Tool: Wrench for Removing Faucets
Buy this cool tool, a special faucet nut wrench, to simplify faucet removal under those hard-to-reach sinks. It works quickly and easily and…
Fix a Leaking Faucet
Fix a dripping laundry faucet by replacing the faucet washer or the valve stem O-ring. You can replace both in ten minutes with a wrench and…
Unclog a Kitchen Faucet Aerator
Low water pressure may not be the reason for weak water flow from faucets. Check for a clogged aerator faucet. You can fix it in 5 minutes.
How to Repair a Noisy Outdoor Faucet
An unusually noisy outdoor faucet may be due to something as simple as a worn-out washer. To find out, disassemble the faucet from the outside,…
How to Install an Outdoor Faucet
Make watering your lawn or garden easier with a remote outside faucet. Instead of dragging long lengths of hose, run a permanent underground…
How to Replace a Faucet and Waste Line
Replacing a bathroom faucet and waste line can quickly get complicated. Learn the shortcuts and tricks that professional plumbers use to make…
How to Stop a Freeze-Proof Faucet From Leaking
A dripping freeze-proof faucet doesn't have to be replaced. Learn how to take it apart and replace the rubber washer in just a few easy…