One of the most common and most annoying problems in a kitchen or bathroom is a leaky, drippy faucet. While this may seem like an impossible problem to fix on your own there is actually a simple five step DIY way to fix this without having to hire a repairman.
Parts/Tools You’ll Need:
-Phillips Screw Driver
-Replacement Washers and O-Rings: http://ow.ly/TTtVZ
1.)Turn off the main water supply
2.)Remove the handle knobs
How To:beneath each knob there will be a screw that mounts the handle to the stem. Unscrew these screws then carefully remove the handle with our Phillips.
3.)Use your wrench to loosen the packing nut, you should then see the stem remove that as well.
4.)Remove the washers and O-rings,before purchasing your replacement’s make sure you know if the sides are cone shaped or flat.
5.)Carefully reassemble the parts in this order: Washer,O-ring,Stem,Packing Nut,Screw,Handle
*WARNING: Before starting any repair, always make sure that the appliance is completely disconnected from the power source by unplugging it. This tutorial is meant to be a guide and should not be used in place of the installation instructions provided by the manufacturer.