Bathroom sink faucets are an important part of the bathroom decor. How Plumbers Replace Bathroom Sink Faucets? Here are 17 steps of bathroom sink faucet replacement instructions for your bathroom decorating DIY reference.
1. Go underneath the sink. Turn off the water. Loosen the collar nuts on the drainpipe.
2. Drain any excessive water, and then remove the drainpipe.
3. Loosen the nuts that hold the pop-up assembly in place under the sink using slip-joint pliers.
4. Unscrew the pop-up flange in order to free the assembly underneath the sink.
5. Remove the fittings that join the supply lines of the old faucet to the shutoff valves, using a wrench.
6. Repeat the steps 4-15 as explained above for replacing kitchen faucet.
7. Now, you have to install the pop-up assembly.
8. Push the pop-up rod down through the body of the faucet.
9. Attach the flat bar.
10. At the bottom of the new flange, use a little plumber’s putty to hold the tailpiece so that the whole assembly protrudes up through the drain hole in the sink.
11. Spin the ring to position the same with the tailpiece under the sink.
12. In order to secure pop-up housing in place, tighten the nut on top of the tailpiece.
13. Hook up the pop-up lever onto the flat bar in order to secure it to the pop-up housing.
14. Drop the stopper into the drain hole.
15. Replace the drainpipe.
16. Tighten the collar nuts.
17. Turn on the faucet and check for leaks.
Replacing a kitchen faucet and a bathroom faucet is almost similar except for the work related to the pop-up assembly that is included with the bathroom sink.