Altering a faucet from the existing system to the new one will be easy and it is an improvement project that makes most of the homeowners to do themselves. The first and the foremost thing in changing are to remove the existing faucet. It is not much difficult to remove a faucet than changing or fixing the new one. It can be removed quickly and easily by using the perfect tools rather than doing any handy work. Before removing the faucet cut off the water supply which does not require any tools. This can be done by turning off the pipe valves this is an important thing in replacing a faucet.
Tools required for removing a faucet
Remove the connecting nuts that will require a flashlight because it will present inside your cabinet. Use a wrench or water pump pliers to remove the nuts that are present in the faucet. Use oil to remove the nuts easily instead of trying it in hard condition. Moreover, replacing a faucet needs certain techniques and that can be available through various websites in an online platform. After applying oil wait for 15 minutes to remove the faucet.
After removing the nuts and the tailpiece that are mounted in it, you can remove the faucet from the sink. So, remove the faucet using the following tools that are listed below.
- Water-pump pliers
- Putty knife
- Penetrating oil
Attractive faucets for bathroom
Mostly, bathroom faucets will have a single hole, widespread assemblies, and center set. Some people will change the entire set like both the sink as well as the faucet. If you are changing only the faucet, select the faucet that should fix the sink. If you change both the faucet and the sink, you can choose as per your requirement. There are multiple types of a faucet that will help you choose the required one that suits your sink. The faucets listed below are some of the types of a faucet.
- Ball faucets
- Compression faucets
- Cartridge faucets
- Wall-Mounted faucets
- Widespread faucets
- Single-Hole faucets
- Center set faucets
- Disc faucets
These are the different types of faucets that will help you choose the one that makes comfortable for your sink. The online sites will help you with more information regarding the faucet replacement by using the simpler tools in your home.