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    Help identifying this?

    Hi, so i’ve had a leak in my sink faucet for a little now. I finally have the drive to fix the issue but cannot seem to find this hose? Local hardward store isnt open till 6a tomorrow but I just want to be a little prepared. I read a few fourms about this specific faucet having this issue (or...
  2. N

    Delta kitchen faucet leak: driving me crazy!

    I've done my fair share of plumbing repairs over the years. Our kitchen faucet is leaking under the sink. This is a 23 year-old Delta 2-handle faucet with sprayer, 2174 series, I think. I have the original installation/parts sheet. I ruled out the sprayer itself as the leak source by swapping in...
  3. P

    Bathroom faucet smells like rotten eggs.

    Hello, I am using city water and my bathroom sink faucet smells like rotten eggs. All the other faucets in the house smell fine. It is just this one faucet. thanks! Phil
  4. S

    Utility Sink Faucet Replacement - Pipe Issues

    I need to change out the faucet setup on our Utility Sink in the laundry room. Its a Porcelain Sink that sits up against the wall. The problem is that the hot and cold water pipes run directly across the wall in the room and up to the current faucet setup on the back of the sink. Since the...
  5. Dgoldfe13

    Aerator adapter help

    Assistance finding a Aerator adaptor. Hello, I hope this is the right place to ask this. But, I bought a PUR faucet filter. Our faucet has a recessed aerator. When I unscrew the part with the plastic aerator in it. The part that screws into the main faucet stem is about the size of a penny. The...
  6. orty

    Tub/Shower Faucet Eventually Starts Dripping Again After Replacing Valve Stems

    Ah, the joys of older home ownership (1974). We thought our major plumbing issues were dealt with when we got rid of our orangeburg sewer line and our rusted out galvanized supply line to our house. It's still galvanized under the house, but we live in a very dry climate and the pipes/joints...
  7. GRB

    Kitchen tap

    Hi all. I need to change a very old tap but am unsure how it comes off. I’ve attached a few pictures. There seems to be a small indent on the side. Do insimoly turn and pull or does the indent have something to do with it. Thought I’d ask before trying to pull the thing off!
  8. tjt23

    Search Terms - Sink Aerator/Outlet Adapter for Two

    Hello, I'm hoping this is a simple question/answer as far as the terminology I should be searching for on Home Depot/Lowes/Amazon/etc. I want to find an attachment for my kitchen sink that would essentially allow for two separate aerators/valves to be attached simultaneously, and I can switch...
  9. dotwa27

    Kitchen Faucet Supply Line

    I an replacing my kitchen faucet with a new I went to start by shutting off the supply valves and i noticed that my current hose does is not secured by a nut to the supply valve (See Pictures) The hose to the new faucet as the locking nut on the end of the hose but this wont be compatible...
  10. D

    Using Faucet Cartridge Without Limiter

    Hello all and thank you in advance for the help. My bathtub faucet has been either providing lukewarm water or running low on hot water fairly quickly the last month or so. I think it was always cooler temperatures than other fixtures in the house, but it has become a problem recently. All...
  11. J

    Broken faucet washer?

    IMG_20200229_085828 by JamesFromWisconsin posted Feb 29, 2020 at 9:07 AM IMG_20200229_090036 by JamesFromWisconsin posted Feb 29, 2020 at 9:07 AM IMG_20200229_090044 by JamesFromWisconsin posted Feb 29, 2020 at 9:07 AM Hi All, I don't know much about plumbing. My kitchen faucet base has been...
  12. G

    Need Diameter of Moen 121549 Faucet Ceramic Disk Cartridge.

    Need diameter of Moen 121549 single lever faucet ceramic disk cartridge, no specs from Moen. https://www.moen.ca/products/Commercial/Commercial_1_Handle_Ceramic_Disc_Cartridge_Models_8413_series/121549
  13. A

    Vintage faucet knobs/handles

    Hi, I am in search for some vintage plastic hot and cold knobs. I have been searching for some time. Where can I find, In need. Thanks
  14. B

    Change handle angle on disc faucet

    Was wondering if it is possible to change the angle of rotation for a disc kitchen faucet. When you turn the handle to hot it can bump against the window trim behind the faucet. Ideally I would like to make hot straight up, flush with the faucet spout. I dis-assembled the faucet pictured below...
  15. C

    Unusual kitchen faucet mount

    I'm attempting to replace an old faucet on an undermount sink with granite countertops and can' t get the old one off. I have replaced several faucets before but have never seen a mount like this. It is a single hole installation and is a faucet with a pull out sprayer. I attempted to turn the...
  16. P

    new Delta faucet, water flow

    I'm considering a Delta kitchen faucet that claims to offer 1.8 GPM based on 60 PSI. The pressure where our outside pipe (from a drilled well) enters the house is 44 PSI. Will this lower pressure have a significant impact on the flow of water from the faucet? Thank you.
  17. J

    Help - Can't unscrew flared end of Delta Kitchen Faucet

    Hello All. After speaking to a Delta faucet rep recently, I'm writing here to doublecheck what I was told. Reason being that I feel like I'm going to break my kitchen faucet soon if I keep applying force. The faucet is a Delta Victorian 155-RBWF SINGLE HANDLE KITCHEN FAUCET. It has a fancy...
  18. S

    Troubleshooting odd situation

    Hoping someone can help troubleshoot an odd situation that I haven't been able to answer via many Google searches! The hot water in our primary kitchen sink has begun working inconsistently. It may provide hot water immediately and then get cold and take many many minutes to get hot again. Or...
  19. C

    outdoor faucet replacement

    home built in 68 want to replace this part (outdoor faucet) , seems i will need to cut drywall on the left of pipe to position a successful cut i'm using a multi-tool to cut the copper pipe... i'm not sure what the beam supports. do i need to determine if it is weight bearing? anyone have a...
  20. A

    Outdoor Faucet Timer - Banging Sound when it turns on

    I have an outdoor faucet timer (https://www.amazon.com/Orbit-62061Z-Single-Programmable-1-Valve/dp/B004INGS8S) that goes to a drip system for some plants outdoors. Every time it turns on, I can hear a loud bang inside my house. I tried getting a water hammer arrestor, and it helped, but it's...