How to embed crane
The kitchen faucet can go wrong at the worst possible time. You can call a plumber, of course, but is still the crane replaced by a new, reliable. And problems with the plumbing immediately becomes smaller.
You will need:
- new kitchen faucet; - Adjustable or pipe wrench; - Screwdriver Set; - A tow; - Sealant.
Instruction how to embed crane
Open the valve and block the valves supplying hot and cold water, until the water is no longer going. Inspect the pipe. The most commonly used water hoses with steel pipes (one hot, the other - for cold water) when they go to the kitchen sink.
Loosen sleeve that secures the valve to the pipe by means of an adjustable or pipe wrench. The rotation is counterclockwise. The clutch is usually located at the bottom of this sink. The nut can be rotated with difficulty - can then drop a little machine oil. Or use two keys, one of which you will fix the nut and the second - unscrew the coupling.
Unscrewing the coupling, gently disconnect the tap from the pipes and hoses into - from the tap. They are usually rubber, enclosed in a sheath made of metal. Immediately inspect the hoses for lead-thread Integrity - both internal and external.
Rubber lining inside the nuts must be present and in good condition. If the pads are too crushed or crumble, replace them with new ones. They can be as cut by a suitable piece of rubber, as well as to buy a set in a store of goods for the home, in the plumbing department.
You can now install the new faucet. Place the gasket on the sink so that the water does not leak under the sink, install the valve into place and tighten the nut using a key that holds the faucet on the sink.
Connect the mixer to the pipe liner using hoses with gaskets. If you crane is mounted directly to the pipe, wrap the thread of hemp, its thickening layer as winding. However, do not exceed the height of the thread, or simply do not tap hard-boiled.
You can then use and sealant. When it hardens, it is similar to rubber. If there is no sealant promazhte Screwed waterproof paint, or rather enamel. However, it will be dry for a long time, but will provide good protection against water. Open the water faucets and check that all is well, it does not drip if anywhere. If all sealed, this repair can be considered as completed.