How to Single Handle Kitchen Faucet Lever Type

Aug 21st

Simplicity of single handle kitchen faucet can add unique decor as appliance. We are giving you some ideas to DIY design of this kitchen faucet. A lever-style tap is a single handle kitchen faucet that strips up to work and side to side to mix the water hot and cold. The handle is secured to the valve stem which operates with a set screw. In an average home, the handle is long wearing throughout the years of service.

New Single Handle Kitchen Faucet
New Single Handle Kitchen Faucet

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  1. Close the supply of water to the faucet by turning the single handle kitchen faucet or knobs shutoff valves under the sink clockwise. If no individual closing valves under the sink, stop the oversupply of water main to the house.
  2. Locate the screw at the base of the single handle kitchen faucet.
  3. Select the correct size Allen wrench to screw a set of Allen wrenches.
  4. Remove the screw by turning it counterclockwise with the Allen wrench. If it is almost not threaded, use a pair of needle nose pliers to remove it. Take the screw to the hardware store to make sure you buy one of appropriate size.
  5. Place the handle in place on the valve stem. Insert the screw into the base and turn it by hand a few times to make sure it is screwed on. Adjusts completely screw with the Allen key that you were used to remove the old screw.