- You will need: a screwdriver, two adjustable wrenches, fabric and very new washer.
first step is to turn off the water to the faucet, look for it under the sink and get the valve.Turn the valve and wait until the water that flows from the tap, will not stop flowing.In older homes, it is possible, no individual valves for each tap, in which case you will need to disable the entire network.As a rule, the tap that turns off the network, located in the bathroom.
necessary to wait until the water stops dripping from the tap, which was disabled by you.The same will apply and parallel crane, no matter what kind of water it delivers.It should specify the type of the water system that is used in your home.It so happens that we have to drain the wa
ter from all the existing pipes.Only after you're sure that the water supply is completely turned off, you can start replacing washers.
need to find the hole in which the bolt is screwed in, protecting the valve.This bolt must be unscrewed, and the need to protect the crane, covering it with a cloth.Then you need to use a wrench and unscrew the top of your faucet.On some types of cranes installed top cover, which must be removed before unscrewing the tap itself.The lower part of the existing faucet starts to move sometimes, in this case, you need to give it with a key resistance.At the bottom of the faucet and that the washer is to be replaced.Press it with a screwdriver.
clean the rod with a cloth and then replace the new washer.Replace the top part of the crane, and then secure it with screws.Once you are sure that the valve is installed in a stable position, it will be possible to include the main water supply.If the faucet continues to flow, it is necessary to clean the faucet on available stocks of copper, which accumulate here under the washer.
- recommendations for replacing the washer in the faucet