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Red Devil Premium Kitchen and Bath with Stain Block Caulk
Willie owns a century old studio cottage in downtown Chino, California. Willie wanted to solve a simple faucet replacement in his bathroom. The aging bathroom faucet needed to be replaced because it had been leaking for a long time.
This post shows nine steps to removing the drain system and vanity cabinet.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the new faucet instructions complete with pictures to help every situation.
|Fig.1 New faucet instructions|
Step 2: Fig.2 shows the new faucet being placed on the vanity sink.
|Fig.2 Vanity faucet installed|
Step 3: Fig.3 shows the faucet nuts being placed and tightened. This is much easier to do than to install the nuts while on your back facing up the sink.
|Fig.3 Faucet nuts installed|
Step 4: Fig.4 shows the removal of old dried up caulking that held the vanity top to the wood cabinet.
|Fig.4 Caulking removed|
Step 5: Fig.5 shows the complete removal of caulking on the edges of the custom vanity.
|Fig.5 All caulking removed|
Step 6: Fig.6 shows the new caulking being applied with a manual caulking gun. Caulk was applied around the entire perimeter of the wooden cabinet.
|Fig.6 New caulking applied|
Step 7: Fig.7 shows what a thick bead of caulking look like.
|Fig.7 Caulking bead|
Step 8: Fig.8 shows the installation of the vanity top being pressed down on on the caulking.
|Fig.8 Vanity top re-positioned|
|Fig.9 Caulking edges|
How to Replace a Rusted Faucet on a Bathroom Vanity:
- Part 1 of 5 - Troubleshoot and Turn Off Stop Valves
- Part 2 of 5 - Drain and Vanity Removed
- Part 3 of 5 - Faucet and Drain Removal
- Part 4 of 5 - Vanity Replaced and Install New Faucet
- Part 5 of 5 - Hook Up Drain and Finish
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