Your kitchen faucet requires tap holes to be drilled into the counter top or sink for the water connections that come from under the sink. These faucet tap holes are standard sized, and drilled into your counter top or kitchen sink with a drill bit and then enlarged to fit the standard faucet shaft. If […]
In order to replace a faucet, you obviously have to remove the existing faucet. Fortunately removing a faucet requires just a little bit of skill, and in some cases a lot of tight space negotiating. If you have a basin wrench, removing any faucet is much, much easier.
Before you buy a new faucet, you have to match the type of faucet to the sink, so your faucet mounting holes line up. Here’s a guide to matching your sink to a faucet, and buying new faucets for old sinks.
Installing a new faucet is slightly different than replacing an old faucet. First of all you need to plumb the faucet and flush your lines. Take these tips to heart when installing a new kitchen or bathroom faucet for the first time in a new home.
Installing a kitchen faucet is a simple project anyone with basic handyman skills can easily master and succeed at. It does not require a professional, and only takes about an hour to complete. A few steps will make your faucet installation more successful, so watch out for common pitfalls.
You probably heard the term aerator used in conjunction with your faucet but do you know what this little part is? A faucet aerator is a very simple nozzle that fits on the end of your faucet and it has two main functions. Find out what they are…
Bar height is standardized, believe it or not, at 42 inches, and the standard bar stool height is 30 inches. This is the measurement from the floor to the top of the bar, or bar stool. Of course, you can set a bar at any height your like, but conforming to the standard bar height […]
Replacing a bathroom sink p-trap is a fairly simple process involving just a few very basic skills and some tools you probably already own. If your sink clogs often, or smells funny, replacing the p-trap may just solve the problem. It is an inexpensive way to fix a frequently clogging or smelly sink drain.
Faucet aerators reduce your water flow to help you save water. If you are replacing an old aerator or installing a new one, you need to find the right sized aerator for your faucet. Different faucets have different sized spouts, so each requires a different sized aerator. Click here if you want to learn how […]