How to Install a Faucet in The Bathroom

How to Install a Faucet in The Bathroom

If you install the faucet yourself, then you will surely be sure that it will serve you without problems for many years!

Typically, ½ inch diameter pipes are installed in urban apartments, but the faucet mount is designed for ¾ inch diameter pipes. To switch from one size to another, it is necessary to use eccentrics that need to be prepared.

How to Install a Faucet in The Bathroom

Take a small strand of plumbing flax and wrap it around the cam so that the first thread ring is not wound.

Take a small strand of plumbing flax

Take the sealing paste and grease the eccentric wrapped in linen.

Take the sealing paste

Using an adjustable wrench, install the cam in the wall mount. Until the end, the eccentric should not be twisted: when you install the second, they will need to be leveled.

Using an adjustable wrench, install the cam in the wall mount

Do the same with the second eccentric: wind the flax, grease with sealing paste and install it in the wall mount.

Set the eccentrics on the same level.

Set the eccentrics on the same level

Take the faucet and check if it fits the installed eccentrics.

Take the faucet and check if it fits the installed eccentrics

Attach a level and check which of the eccentrics needs to be corrected (in our case, the right one).

Attach a level and check which of the eccentrics needs to be corrected

Using an adjustable wrench, adjust the cam.

Using an adjustable wrench, adjust the cam

Reinstall the faucet and check the position of the cam. Now the faucet sits well.

Reinstall the faucet and check the position of the cam

Install reflectors.

Install reflectors.

Put gaskets in the faucet so that it does not leak.

Put gaskets in the faucet so that it does not leak

Install the faucet.

Install the faucet

Take a plumbing wrench and a small piece of cloth so as not to spoil the chrome parts of the faucet, and tighten the nuts.

Take a plumbing wrench and a small pieceInstall the gasket in the shower head and screw it into place

Install the gasket in the shower head and screw it into place.

Install the gasket in the shower head and screw it into place

Open the water and check the quality of the faucet installation.

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