But can you really wait until your home’s faucet is completely broken? Or how long does it take to change a faucet?
Faucet is the common name for a water valve. It is used to control the size of the water flow on and off and has the function of saving water. Faucets are being updated very quickly. From the old-fashioned cast iron process to electroplated knob type, it has developed to the current stainless steel single temperature single control faucet, stainless steel double temperature double control faucet, kitchen semi-automatic faucet. Today, more and more consumers are considering the material, function and shape of the faucet when they buy.
For reputable brand faucet products, you can replace them for five years. If the brand guarantee is relatively small or no brand guarantee of the faucet products, it is recommended to replace it once a year. As for non-drinking faucets such as washing machines, they can be used for a long time. It doesn’t matter at all that you have to replace them once every 6-7 years. Drinking water and water can be said to control the lifeblood of our daily lives. If you want to protect the health of your drinking water in your daily life, you should pay more attention to the details of the installation and use of the faucet to avoid the source of harm from the root.
After the installation of the faucet, the surface of the stain fingerprints recommended cleaning every other month. The surface layer is cleaned with water and dried with a soft cloth; while the exterior brightness maintenance can be cleaned once a month with car wax. The surface cleaning is for aesthetics, and the interior cleaning is the most important factor in service life. In addition, if the faucet appears to reduce the amount of water or water fork, it means that the faucet’s bubbler is clogged. In this case, the blister should be removed, soaked in vinegar, and cleaned with a small brush or other tool. Then reinstall it.
Notes for cleaning faucets.
- Do not wipe the surface of the faucet with a hard object such as a steel ball. Because the steel ball is hard, it is easy to scratch the surface of the faucet.
- It is best to clean with neutral detergent. Acid and alkali detergents are not suitable for faucet cleaning.
- After cleaning the faucet, use a lint-free dry towel to dry the surface of the residual water (glass cleaning as well), so as to avoid the formation of scale.
If you want to be healthy and awesome, you must replace your home faucet regularly.