|Fig.2 Remove |
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Henry Drake is an average person, works nights, lives in a single story home, and has all the newest gadgets. He also had the dreaded water drip. The drip became an obsession and Henry could not take it any longer. He decided to call a professional plumber. The plumber came and told him it would cost him $300 to repair. Henry did more homework on the Internet and finally called my Yahoo advertisement. He explained that he had a custom water faucet and the drip was very difficult to sleep with during the day.
This post shows a quick fix to repairing a high-end with nice chrome and very well polished faucet.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the removal of the faucet screw in the chrome handle.
|Fig.1 Unscrew the |
Step 3: Fig.3 shows the base of the faucet handle. Next remove the handle with a crescent wrench.
Tip: Any pliers can be used but it may damage the brass water stem.
|Fig.3 Use Crescent |
to unscrew stem
|Fig.4 Pull out|
|Fig.5 Replace the rubber seal|
|Fig,6 Place back into faucet|
|Fig.7 Put screw back|
|Fig.8 Handle ready to use|
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