Installing Bathroom Dual Water Faucets

By Sarah Haynes

  • Overview

    Remodeling bathrooms has the great benefits of refreshing the look and feel of a place you have to see multiple times a day. Often in the process, you can also eliminate poor use of space, leaks or inadequate storage areas. One of the best things while creating your new look is getting new fixtures that compliment your style and preference. With remodels, one of the main things more and more people are incorporating are his and hers faucets.
    Installing Bathroom Dual Water Faucets
    Installing Bathroom Dual Water Faucets
    • Step 1

      Remove old faucets if there are any. If starting from scratch, make sure the counter is lined up near the water supply and holes are cut for the new faucets.
    • Step 2

      Make sure the counter and sink are attached firmly and in place to begin installation of faucets.

    • Step 3

      Place new faucets over the three holes in the counter or sink.
    • Step 4

      Connect water supply connector pipes or hoses to each side of the new faucet. One for cold and one for hot.
    • Step 5

      Connect the other end of the water supply connectors to the main water supply valves beneath the sink. Tighten until secure.
    • Step 6

      Insert the sink stopper by connecting it to the loop beneath the sink, and tighten into place. Insert and fasten the pole to the stopper below the sink.
    • Step 7

      Place plumber's putty on the bottom of new faucet. Place the faucet into place on counter or sink.
    • Step 8

      Place included screw fasteners on the underside. Tighten until against the counter or sink to hold the faucet in place.
    • Step 9

      Turn on the water and check for any leaks. If there are any leaks, use plumber's tape around the joint of where pipes or hoses connect to the water supply and where they connect to the faucet under the sink.
    • Skill: Moderate
    • Ingredients:
    • Wrench
    • Plumber's putty
    • Water supply connectors
    • Tip: Consult a plumber to install the main water supply if there is only one and two are needed to make dual sinks.

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