Questions tagged [faucet]

For questions specifically relating to plumbing fixtures that provide an endpoint for a home's water supply system. Topics include fixture design and specialization, installation, maintenance, repair and replacement, among others.

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Having trouble removing tap aerator/regulator

How do I remove my bath mixer tap regulator? Its quite thin compared to all the videos and photos ive seen of people removing theirs. I bought new female+male aerators but struggling to remove it from ...
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What type of screw do I need for this faucet handle?

Somehow the screw holding the handle of my outdoor faucet - the type you connect a garden hose to- came loose, and my faucet handle detached from the stem of the faucet. Normally this is the type of ...
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Unable to remove faucet handles on widespread bathroom faucet

We have these faucets in a couple of bathrooms and a couple of the handles have started to squeak. I am not sure of the brand as they were developer installed. Might be Moen as a few of the other ...
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Why does my kitchen faucet cut off when turned more than halfway on?

A while back, I was running my kitchen faucet while the the dishwasher was on. While the dishwasher was filling up, there was a sudden spike in pressure in my pipes, and the faucet cut off. Ever since ...
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How do I fix or replace a misaligned ceramic cartridge tap whose measurements don't seem to fit a standard size?

We have a mixer tap (this one) whose cold tap has started dripping water when turned off fully (i.e. when the handle is in the fully vertical position). We can completely stop this happening by ...
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How to remove the handles from this joint bathroom faucet

There doesn't seem to be a way to unscrew the handles from this faucet. Anyone have any tips?
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How to open this conical tap trimming?

I need to fix the leaking tap but problem is I am not able to open this cover. I have tried dousing it in WD-40 but even that didn't work. I have tried strap wrench but it does not give much grip. It ...
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Weird set screw on tub faucet

I’m trying to remove this old tub faucet. There is what looks to be a set screw, but it’s either been stripped or is super corroded. What are my options here? I can’t seem to fit an Allen key down ...
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How does everyone set up sprinkler timer with residential outdoor faucets?

I am trying to set up a timed sprinkler system. Everything mechanically works out. However, I noticed cautions such as the following. If we cannot keep the outdoor faucets on, there seems to be not ...
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How can I reduce the depth of the cutout for my kitchen sink?

I have a composite "Silgranit" drop-in sink that has developed cracks, and I want to replace it with a stainless steel sink. The original has an outer size of 20½x31 and I want to install ...
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Mansfield 4000 series outdoor frost-free faucet leaking from inside the stem tube

I have a 12-in Mansfield 4000 series outdoor frost-free faucet (according to this). It's leaking from inside the stem tube (labeled "1") only when water is turned on. Removing the stem from ...
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Help identify outdoor frost free faucet make & model

My other outdoor frost-free faucet is a Mansfield 4000 series, but I have a difficult time trying to identify this other one.
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Identify faucet manufacturer

I have a faucet leaking from the anti syphon on the top. I need to replace the parts but don’t know the manufacturer. The original cap is long gone. It only has asse 1018 on the side. There are no ...
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Is there a revolving small flat file for a drill?

I would like to file down (just a bit) a metal tube's end to make it completely flat. See a drawing of it in another question of mine on this site Fix a faucet that has a groove . Taking that drawing ...
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Is there any nice way of identifying which model of Peerless Bathroom Faucet I have?

I have a 2 handle bathroom faucet which says Peerless on the underside. It came with the house when I bought it and I don't have the packaging or manual for it. I am trying to identify the correct ...
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kitchen faucet leaking from swivel

My kitchen faucet is leaking at the swivel. I have no idea what type of faucet this is, as it was here when we moved in: I assume there's some kind of o-ring I can replace here. But, I honestly can't ...
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How do I remove a Chatsworth 1928 Traditional 3TH Crosshead bathroom faucet?

I have leaky faucet and would like to remove the faucet handle so I can gain access to the cartridge so I can replace it. Here is the faucet: I am unable to use a razor blade to get under the button ...
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Hole in countertop too big for faucet

I took out an old insta-hot faucet in our kitchen countertop and the hole that had been drilled was too big in diameter for any newer water filter faucet. The diameter of the hole is around 1.5" ...
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How can I disconnect this leaking sprayer hose?

I am helping a family member with some things around the hose and discovered that their kitchen faucet is leaking from the base of the sprayer hose while it is being used. I would like to disconnect ...
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Removing hose tap/faucet from old hose pipe (outside) when half the metal thread is stuck

Today, I tried to replace the tap unit to my mom's hose because the 40-year old tap was leaking water everytime I turned the water partially on. So I used a vise grip to try to unscrew the tap. The ...
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Remove faucet valve stem

How do I remove this faucet valve stem. The white part doesn't have enough hight to unscrew. The metal part right under it doesn't unscrew when using a socket wrench. How do I remove this valve stem? ...
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Install filter faucet into a larger hole in a kitchen sink

I'm installing an under-sink water filter which comes with a mini faucet (requires a 1/2" opening). My sink currently accommodates a regular faucet which also sports a side sprayer, which I don't ...
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Trying to remove a bar sink faucet and we have nothing to unscrew to be able to remove it

We are trying to replace a bar faucet that was an expensive unit but 20 years old. All the videos we watched showed a fairly simple screw to unscrew and the faucet would come right out. With this ...
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How to describe the size of this garden faucet fixture?

I could use some help understanding how to measure and describe the size of a garden faucet. I need to replace a garden faucet fixture (for the sorry details, see How to repair this leaking garden ...
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How do I remove these bathroom faucet fittings with limited space?

I have a faucet I am trying to remove to replace, seen below. It appears there is a nut holding it to the bottom of the sink, but I can't get a basin wrench around the nut and plumbers sockets won't ...
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How to repair this leaking garden faucet - update (broken stem)

I would like to repair rather than replace this garden faucet. It leaks ever so slightly: a drop or two every minute. I don't know how this valve works. I tried to open it. The picture shows how far ...
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Is a back flow valve needed to attach a washing machine?

I want to attach a washing machine to my apartment's water supply. The washing machine is simple and has one inlet and no internal heater. The apartment has both hot and cold water. I plan to attach ...
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How do I remove this faucet handle?

Does anyone know how I can remove this handle? There's no setscrew and it appears to be 1 piece. I tried to pry it off. The drain says it's a Kholer, not sure the drain matches the faucet.
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Bathroom sink faucet handle is tight causing it to work off the nut holding to sink. Can the handle be fixed?

You can see in the picture a faucet handle ( cold ) for a bathroom sink. The handle/lever on top is very tight to turn, so when you move it it forces the base, which caused to work off the nut under ...
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How do you install a frost-free garden faucet mid-wall?

I have a split level house, and have a garden on the side that's half underground. I want to install a frost-free faucet on that side of the house, but if I install it as instructed in the foundation ...
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Why does my faucet handle swivel at the wrong joint?

I have a 2 handle Moen faucet. The right side faucet Handle does not Swivel for choosing hot water line. In fact, the entire handle where it meets the base swivels instead of just top handle like it ...
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Feedback for cheap, compact electric heating faucets

As an alternative to traditional tankless heaters, aliexpress sells a variety of cheap taps incorporating a heater, for example: 220V 3000W Instant Electric Faucet Tap Hot Water Heater This looks ...
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How do I remove these wall mount faucet handles for my bathtub that have no screws?

I want to update these faucet handles for my bathtub but I cannot seem to figure out how to remove them. There are no set screws. I think they’re made by Kingston brass. I don’t want to start pulling ...
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Removing stuck kitchen faucet

Trying to remove Grohe single hole faucet. There’s no obvious nut to remove, the C washer might be threaded on but it can’t turn with the pipes blocking the twist and it won’t twist independent of ...
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How do I remove the handle of this utility sink faucet?

I removed the screw but the handle will not come off. I squirted some liquid wrench in it and let it soak. I've tapped gently with a screwdriver and hammer around the perimeter but it will not ...
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Help Identifying this Shower Faucet Cartridge

I am "attempting" to fix our shower faucet and in feeling ambitious, I decided to take a wrench to the broken knob. To my pleasant surprise, the "cartridge" just popped out and I thought to myself "ok ...
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Water hammer arrestor location (vertical vs horizontal)

I installed water hammer arrestors at the exact location where I had "old school" air chambers, right behind my bath tub faucet. After doing the job, I realized that the water coming from below is ...
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What part do I need to search for to fix this leaky outdoor hose faucet?

When I turn on the hose outside my house, pictured below, water pours out of the top of it and goes all over the place. Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can fix this without having to ...
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Dishwasher not filling after replacing sink faucet

Yesterday I replaced my kitchen sink faucet because the old one started leaking. In the process I turned off the dishwasher line. Today when I turned that line back on and tried to run the dishwasher, ...
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Epoxy for faucet handle

Is there anything I can use to glue my faucet handle in the kitchen on? The set screw place is stripped out and I don't want to buy a new faucet. I've tried Water Weld and the clear jb weld epoxy and ...
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Replace cartridge in Seaford basin mono mixer tap

I have this tap https://www.screwfix.com/p/seaford-basin-mono-mixer-tap-with-pop-up-waste/853fv I have got the cap off and unscrewed the screw underneath - but what do I do next??
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Delta Faucet leaks from the bottom

I am having my Delta kitchen faucet leak from the very bottom (image attached, marked red). I checked, it's not the hose connection itself, but from the faucet body itself, above the sink. Any ide how ...
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Sink Faucet Handle Removal

I need to remove the base of the broken-off handle on the right in order to put in a new handle. The base does turn back and forth a little but seems to be only for the purpose of adjusting the ...
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Reinstall kitchen faucet supply valve with line to faucet facing downwards?

I Recently installed a new kitchen faucet with a weight on the hose to the retracting nozzle of the faucet ( black cylinder in picture ). Unfortunately, this new weight lays on top of the hot water ...
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Help identify Cartridge for my Kitchen faucet

My kitchen tap is dripping. I managed to remove the cartridge from it (pictures below), however I am not sure what kind of replacement will do. Could someone help identify this faucet for me? Would ...
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Water leaking at hose-faucet quick connector

I have a faucet positioned near the ground at the entrance of my home. I use it for watering the lawn by connecting a ~40m hose to it via an adapter (blue) and a quick connector. If I don't connect a ...
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Squealing faucet (water off, not necessarily running anywhere in house)

We have one faucet that emits a horrible, high pitched, squealing noise. When it does this, the water at the faucet is off and there are no drips (sink is completely dry; no drips in an hour+). ...
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Removing Faucet Handle Undentified Bathroom Sink Leaking Cartridge

Trying to identify this bathroom sink faucet in order to replace a leaking cartridge. Removed what appears to be a grub screw underneath the handle bar (see pic) Tried removing the handlebar by: ...
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How to open this recessed faucet aerator? It seems very hidden inside!

We need to install a faucet filter and have a problem removing our kitchen faucet recessed aerator. I googled and saw some examples on YouTube but not sure if our recessed aerator is same as the ...
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Trying to replace a Trailer's kitchen faucet

basically my issue here is I'm trying to replace the faucet in my trailer's kitchen but I've run into a problem here that I can't figure out how to solve. This is what the end of my shut off valve ...

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