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How to Drill Faucet Holes in Stone Counter Tops

Kohler Vinnata Kitchen Faucet

Stone counter tops are very hard and difficult to cut without the right tools. In order to drill faucet holes into a stone counter top like granite, or even cultured marble, you need a power drill and a diamond tipped drill bit that looks like a coring bit or hole saw. But don’t be fooled, […]

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How to Drill Faucet Holes in Kitchen Counter Tops

Kitchen sink repair

To install a faucet in your kitchen counter top, you need to drill faucet holes for the plumbing outlets. These holes are also called tap holes because they allow the supply lines to connect to the tap. Each double handle faucet has either two or three faucet shafts, each requiring a hole in the counter […]

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How to Disconnect Faucet Supply Lines or Tubes

Bathroom sink drain pipe

Your faucet has two supply lines or supply tubes that bring water to the faucet. To remove the faucet, you have to disconnect the faucet supply lines using a wrench and some elbow grease. This is the most important step in removing a faucet, learn how it is done.

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How to Remove the Spout on a Kohler Gooseneck Faucet

Kohler Vinnata Kitchen Faucet

Kohler gooseneck faucets feature an arching spout that is connected to a faucet base with a bearing. This bearing allows the faucet to rotate from side to side. If you need to remove the spout to replace it or to repair one of the parts, all you need to do is disconnect the spout from […]

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How to Fix a Leaking Kohler Kitchen Faucet Valve

Kitchen Sink and Faucet

When damage occurs to a Kohler faucet valve, a leak usually follows, because water is able to flow through the damaged area. If you see water leaking from the top of a Kohler kitchen faucet, or any other part of the faucet, it is due to a worn out or broken cartridge, which is the […]

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How to Cut Holes for a Faucet in a Counter Top

Kitchen sink repair

To install a faucet in a counter top, you have to cut or drill holes into the counter top for the faucet bases and for access to the water supply tubes. This is a scary proposition for most homeowners who have new counters and don’t want to ruin it by drilling holes in the wrong […]

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How to Fix a Loud, Screeching or Squealing Faucet

Bathroom faucet

A faucet is loud for a reason. Faucets squeal and screech not because they like to aggravate their owners. Think of that squealing and screeching faucet like a child crying out for help, because something is wrong–in this case it’s a loose part that needs replacing. When faucets make noises, it is time to tighten […]

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Fix a Leaking Moen Tub Faucet by Replacing the Cartridge

Bath tub faucet

Fixing any leaking Moen tub faucet requires replacing the cartridge since this is the faucet’s main valve. Moen tub faucets also have a sleeve–a piece of trim that is part of the stop tube kit, designed to protect and hide the cartridge from view. To take out the cartridge first remove the sleeve. ┬áThis requires […]

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How to Fix a Leak in a Price Pfister Bathtub Faucet

Pfister Treviso Faucet

A leaking Price Pfister bathtub faucet can cause several problems like additional mold growth in your tub near the drain, not to mention the consistent dripping sound in the bathroom. However, it is a fairly simple problem to fix, if you know how to take apart the Price Pfister bath faucets and get to the […]

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Plan Where to Put a Toilet and Sink When Remodeling a Bathroom

Bathtub and toilet

Before you remodel a bathroom, take time to plan where the toilet and sink cabinets will go using graph paper. It is time consuming, but it is a tried and true method that guarantees success. Since a toilet is standard in size, and requires a certain amount of space, start by measuring for the toilet […]

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