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Kitchen Faucet Replacement

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    • Rotate the hot and cold water valve knobs under the sink clockwise to turn off the water.

    • Turn on the faucet to relieve the pressure and any remaining water for about one minute.

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    • Place a bucket underneath the valves to catch dripping water.

    • Turn the hot and cold supply line nuts clockwise until the water supply lines come out.

    • For a pull-down faucet, disconnect the spray hose from both the spray head and the main body.

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    • Loosen and remove the nuts underneath the sink by using an adjustable wrench.

    • Remove the mounting bracket.

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    • Use your hands to pull the faucet out of the sink.

    • Clean away any grime or sealant with a cleaning spray and towel.

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    • Place the trim ring on the faucet hole.

    • Feed the faucet into the faucet hole and position it.

    • Different faucets install differently, so be sure to read and follow the instructions for your faucet.

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    • Underneath the sink, put the mounting bracket back in place, and turn the nuts to tighten them.

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    • Hook the water supply lines up by turning the hot and cold supply line nuts counter clockwise.

    • For pull-down faucets, attach the weight kit on the spray hose and connect it to both the spray head and the pull-out hose.

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    • Rotate the hot and cold water valve knobs counter clockwise to turn on the water under the sink.

    • Once it is all done, check if there are any leaks.

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Great guide on kitchen faucet replacement! I was able to follow the steps and successfully replace my old faucet with a new one. The pictures and detailed instructions made the process much easier. Thank you for sharing this useful information!

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