Thursday, October 2, 2014

How to Replace Rusted Faucet on a Bathroom Vanity - Part 4 of 5 - Vanity Replaced and Install New Faucet

Caulking Gun
By Gary Boutin

Supplies and Tools:
Red Devil Premium Kitchen and Bath with Stain Block Caulk 
Caulking gun
Channellock® Pliers
Faucet instructions 

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
Step 9: Fig.9 shows caulking the top wall edge with caulking bead to prevent water from leaking into the cabinet.
Fig.9 Caulking edges

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