Should the faucet be replaced right away?

- Jul 11, 2017-

A: faucet leaking a variety of reasons, once the phenomenon of leakage, should first check which part of the problem, replace the accessory can.

The most common is the damage caused by the water-retaining tape of the tethered faucet part (fixing screw). In this case, simply use the wrench to remove the faucet and roll the new sealing tape where the screw is fixed.

If the faucet is tied tightly, or leakage may be the cause of water leakage, generally due to the faucet inside the axial gasket wear. In this case, you can use pliers to fasten the gland to loosen and remove, with a clamp to remove the axis gasket, to replace the new axis gasket can be.

In addition, it is possible that the sealing cushion in the gland is caused by the abrasion of the faucet. In this case, the screw can be loosened and removed, then the gland is loosened and then the inner triangular gasket is removed and replaced with a new.

In addition, the loosening of the lid type nut may also lead to the leakage of the junction joint, you can reconnect the CAP type nut or replace the new U-shaped gasket.