- When replacing it, it is best to prepare some professional tools in advance, wrenches and pliers are necessary, sealing tape.
- Regardless of the installation method of the bathroom faucet, do not use brute force to repair the rusty faucet, otherwise it is easy to twist the inner wire, left in the water pipe. Lubricate it with a few drops of oil or some practical vinegar, then tighten it with a wrench to make it feel easier.
- When replacing the faucet with a new one, you can hold the faucet in your left hand, wrap a few coils of raw material tape around it in a clockwise direction with your right hand, and then insert the faucet into the threaded hole and tighten it. . In addition, when replacing the faucet, it is best to choose an all-copper faucet, which is durable and rust-free.
What kind of faucet is best?
- Material. Generally speaking, there are titanium alloy products, chrome-plated copper products, chrome-plated stainless steel products, chrome-plated aluminum alloy products and chrome-plated iron products in order of quality.
- Check the spool: the spool is the heart of the faucet. Better quality faucet are used ceramic valve core, with strong wear resistance, good sealing characteristics. Generally can be used more than 300,000 times;, rubber and other seals, short life, but the price is low.
- Check the plating layer. In the chrome plating products, ordinary products plating thickness of 20 microns, a long time easily oxidized by the air; and delicate copper chrome plating thickness of 28 microns. After using for a long time, it can still be kept bright as new.
- View the appearance: it is best to blend with the style of the bathtub and bathroom to complete the finishing touch.
- Judge the brand. Practical imported brands are mostly titanium alloy or copper chrome plated, exquisite and beautiful, but expensive; Domestic brand chrome plated copper products are relatively affordable, and stainless steel chrome plated products are cheaper.
If the faucet is broken to the water pipe, you can follow the above methods to solve the problem, which will also facilitate your family life. There are many types of materials for faucets. When you buy them, you can choose according to your installation location and frequency of use, which will also make your family’s life easier and more comfortable.