How to Fix a Faucet Washer?

Answer Faucet washers are attached to the bottom of the valve stem. This stem is open and closed by turning the faucet handle. When closed, the washer seals tightly against the valve seat inside the fauce... Read More »

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How to Change the Faucet Washer in a Bath Faucet?

At one time or another most people have experienced seepage of water from under a faucet handle in the bathroom. Some may also have experienced their bathroom faucet singing to them every time they... Read More »

How to Replace the Packing Washer in a Tub Faucet?

Bathtub faucets that feature packing washers are commonly referred to as compression faucets. The washer works in conjunction with the faucet's handle to control the flow of water. When the washer ... Read More »

Instructions on How to Fix a Washer in a Kitchen Faucet?

Kitchen faucets come in two types--with one handle, or separate handles for hot and cold water. Two-handled faucets contain washers in the bottom of each handle. When the handle is turned off, it p... Read More »

How to Change the Washer in a Shower Faucet?

Tub and shower faucets function similarly to sink faucets; they each have handles that are used to twist cartridge-based valves hidden below a decorative finish. At the base of these cartridges is ... Read More »