How to Install a Center Set Faucet

Center-set faucets are one of the easiest faucets to install and replace. You will find these faucets in a gamut of styles and prices. Center-set faucets are equipped with two handles to run hot and cold water. These faucets will really help you if you want to get rid of your constantly dripping old faucet.

Center-set faucet installation is not difficult. You can do it yourself by following some simple steps. In order to install a faucet, you need the following tools:

  • Protective Goggles
  • New Center-set Faucet
  • Adjustable Wrench
  • Cement or Putty
  • Silicone Caulk

Process

Step One

The first step to install a center-set faucet is to gather all necessary tools. These tools will make installation simple and less time-consuming. The next step is to choose a faucet that you want for your home. These faucets come in a variety of shapes including tall faucets, low set faucets, and others. Center-set faucets are also available in various colors. You may select the color of your faucet according to the fixtures of your bathroom.

Step Two

Once you have selected the faucet, go ahead with the next step. If you have decided to replace your old faucet with a new one, it is necessary to remove your old faucet first. Clean the area around your sink. Make sure that the floor is dry before you start your work. You must also make sure that you have turned off water supply before starting the process.

Step Three

Start removing the nuts by using a wrench. You should be very careful when using the wrench otherwise it will cause scratches. Now, use caulk or putty to outline the holes in your sink. Place the new faucet into its place and tighten the nuts. Make sure that you have tightened the hot and cold water sides separately.

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