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When you remodel your kitchen, one of the things that you'll probably want to replace is the kitchen faucet. If the rest of the kitchen is going to get a nice makeover, an old or outdated kitchen faucet can ruin the look. Once you've chosen your new faucet, you will find it very easy to install it on your own. Since every kitchen faucet is slightly different, you will want to follow the instructions for your brand and style. However, these tips should help you get started.
The first thing you must do when replacing your kitchen faucet is turn off the water. The valves are often located beneath the sink, but you may have to turn off the water to the entire house. Next, unscrew the water supply lines that lead to your current kitchen faucet. You can then unscrew the old kitchen faucet from the sink and remove it. Using a basin wrench is the easiest way to do this.
Clean the area and the screw fittings to remove buildup from hard water or old sealant. Next, install your new faucet and add the water supply lines. Use plumber's putty or tape to wrap around the connections to the kitchen faucet. Always refer to the instructions that came with your new faucet to see what the manufacturer recommends.
After all of the lines are attached and tightened, you can turn the water back on and test your new kitchen faucet. Make sure you do not have any leaks under the sink, and you're good to go.
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