How to Install Lavatory Faucet Handles

How to Install Lavatory Faucet Handles

Lavatory faucet handles are all hardworking parts of your house. Over time, scratches and nicks mar their surface. If you want an upgrade to your own bathroom faucet that require a very long time to install or doesn’t cost a lot of money, alter the style of the faucet handles. Typically, all you have to do is unscrew the straps for the aged handles and pop up the handles in place. It may take you longer to decide which handles you would like to install available.

Turn off water to the faucets at their distribution lines. Turn off water for the whole residence, if there are no distribution lines in your toilet.

Close or cover the drain so nothing falls it down.

The edge of a knife under the plastic caps along with the faucet handles. Pry off the tops, but be careful not to damage the plastic caps. Sometimes, the plastic caps can unscrew. Some faucets may have silicone or plastic plugs on the side of the faucet to allow you to pry outside to access the inner workings of the faucet.

Locate the screws. By turning the screws unscrew them. Place in a safe place. Release lever faucets by turning the setscrew counterclockwise using an Allen wrench.

Lift the older handles off the faucets. Place the new handles in place, taking care to set the hot water handle around the cold water and the hot water faucet handle around the water faucet.

By turning the screws into the 15, tighten the screws in the new handles. Don’t over tighten the screws or you may strip their threads.

Press on the faucet caps in place. Push with thumb or your finger until you are feeling that the caps snap into position.

Turn the water back to the restroom. Unstop the drain. Assess the handles to make certain that they are working.

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