Still worried about the water leaking from the faucet at home?
In the family, the problem of the faucet is indeed a headache. Leaking the kitchen faucet will cause great trouble in daily life. What should I do if the faucet leaks? Let’s take a look at the treatment method of kitchen faucet leakage. 1. What should I do if the faucet leaks? Reasons for dripping 1. The leak at the water outlet: It is caused by the wear of the shaft gasket in the faucet. Use pliers to loosen the gland bolt and take it out. Use a clip to remove the shaft gasket and replace it with a new shaft gasket. 2. The leak in the gap under the faucet is caused by the wear of the triangular seal in the gland. You can loosen the screw to remove the bolt head, and then loosen the gland, then take out the triangle seal shop inside the gland and replace it with a new one. 3. Water leakage at the joint of the takeover: It is mainly because the cap nut is loose. At this time, you can re-tighten the cap nut or replace it with a new U-shaped gasket. Second, what to do if the faucet leaks-treatment method 1. Prepare tools: hand pliers, screwdriver, penetrating lubricant, adjustable wrench and the pad to be replaced. 2. Close the water inlet valve. Remove the small screw above or behind the faucet handle to remove the handle fixed on the faucet body. Some screws are hidden under metal buttons, plastic buttons, or plastic sheets that snap or screw into the handle. As long as you open the button, you will see the screw on the top handle. If necessary, use some penetrating lubricant like WD-40 to loosen the screws. 3. Remove the handle and check the parts of the faucet. Use large carp pliers or an adjustable wrench to remove the packing nut, being careful not to leave scratches on the metal. Turn the spool or shaft in the same direction as when you opened the faucet to unscrew them. 4. Remove the screws fixing the washers. If necessary, use penetrating oil to loosen the screws. Check the screw and spool and replace it if there is damage. 5. Replace the old gasket with an identical new gasket. New washers that almost match the old washers generally keep the faucet from dripping. You should also notice whether the old gasket has a bevel or is flat, and replace it with the same new gasket. A gasket designed only for cold water will swell violently when hot water flows through it, blocking the water outlet and making the hot water flow slower. Some gaskets can work in hot and cold water, but you should make sure that the gasket you bought for replacement is exactly the same as the original one. 6. Fix the new gasket to the valve plug, and then reinstall the components in the faucet. Turn the spool clockwise. After the spool is in place, reinstall the packing nut. Be careful not to allow the wrench to leave scratches on the metal. 7. Reinstall the handle and replace the button or disc. Turn on the water supply again and check for any water leaks. 3. What to do about water leaking from the faucet-how to prevent the fact that water leaks are not necessarily taken. We should take precautions beforehand. That is to do a good job in the purchase process. The purchase of faucets is also a very important aspect. Some good-quality faucets are not only of good quality, but also the technology is leading. It can be said that they have very good quality and can have a long service life. To prevent kitchen faucets from leaking, you should also pay attention to daily use. In fact, what about kitchen faucets leaking? It is indeed a difficult thing to deal with, so for every family, some precautions can ensure the service life of the faucet at ordinary times. For example, the faucet should not force Ning La, and the faucet filter should be cleaned regularly , Regularly clean some taps, so as to ensure its service life and reduce the probability of failure.