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Faucet Aerator Replacement

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    • To shut off the water supply to the sink, rotate the valve in a clockwise direction until it stops.

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    • To remove the aerator, use an adjustable wrench to rotate it in a clockwise direction until it is loosened.

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    • To ensure a smooth installation, clean the threads on the faucet to eliminate any dirt or debris.

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    • Carefully insert the new aerator into the collar, making sure that the mesh end is facing downward. Push the aerator firmly into the collar to ensure a tight fit.

    • Place the aerator gasket on top of the aerator within the faucet collar. This will create a seal between the aerator and the faucet, preventing any water from leaking out.

    • Use your fingers to tighten the faucet collar and aerator onto the end of the faucet.

    • Make sure it is tightened securely, but not too tightly to avoid damaging the threads.

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    • Turn the water supply valve counterclockwise until it is fully opened.

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    • Check that the aerator is properly installed and securely attached to the faucet

Conclusion

To summarise, changing the faucet aerator is an easy and affordable solution to increase water flow and save water in your kitchen or bathroom sink. You can quickly determine the type of aerator you have, choose the proper replacement component, and install it correctly by following the step-by-step procedure described in this article.

We really hope that this guild has been useful in assisting you as you replace a faucet aerator. Feel free to contact a plumbing expert for advice if you have any questions or concerns.

Good luck! Thank you for reading!

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