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How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet - Old Faucet Disconnected

How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet

This project series shows how to replace a kitchen faucet and install a Delta Leland single handle pull-down faucet. The job will require 1 to 2 hours labor which includes: clean out sink cabinet disconnect the PVC drain plumbing for easier access disconnect and remove the old kitchen faucet install the new faucet clean the […]

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Delta Single Handle Kitchen Faucet Installation - Nut and Plastic Sleeve on Supply Tube

Delta Kitchen Faucet Water Line Connections

Connect the Delta single handle kitchen faucet water lines to complete the faucet installation. This series is continued from How to Install a Delta Single Handle Kitchen Faucet. Also see How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet to disconnect and remove the old faucet. Delta Kitchen Faucet Water Line Connections The water lines are hanging under […]

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Delta LeLand 9178-DST Single Handle Kitchen Faucet and Soap Dispenser RP1001

How to Install a Delta Single Handle Kitchen Faucet

This project explains how to install a Delta single handle kitchen faucet. This project is continued from How to Replace a Kitchen Faucet where I removed the old faucet. I chose the Delta Leland Kitchen Faucet model # 9178-DST because I liked the look, features and warranty: High-arc neck that doesn’t obstruct sink access. MagnaTite docking […]

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Adjust the Shower Valve Cartridge Temperature Setting

How to Adjust a Shower Valve Water Temperature

I replaced the shower cartridge on my Delta Monitor Series 1300/1400 shower and turned the house water supply back On. Now I’ll check and adjust the shower valve hot water temperature and take apart the old cartridge to see why it leaked. This project is continued from How to Install a Shower Valve Cartridge. How […]

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Install DELTA Shower Valve Cartridge RP19804

How to Install a Shower Valve Cartridge

The leaky Delta Monitor Series 1300/1400 shower valve cartridge has been removed. Next I’ll clean the shower valve threads and install a new shower cartridge, bonnet nut and sleeve O-ring. This project is continued from How to Remove a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge. Clean the Shower Valve Bonnet Nut The bonnet nut holds the cartridge […]

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Leaking DELTA Shower Valve Cartridge Replacement

How to Remove a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge

The old and leaky Delta Monitor Series 1300/1400 shower valve cartridge is removed in preparation for installing the new cartridge. Remember the water has been shutoff to the entire house. This project is continued from How to Replace a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge. How to Remove a Leaky Shower Valve Cartridge Remove the Shower Valve […]

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bauco softline Access Doors

How to Install a bauco softline Access Door – Part 1

This project explains how to install a bauco softline access door in the bathroom drywall to access the shower and bathtub plumbing. bauco softline Access Doors The bauco softline access door (access panel) by Access Panel Solutions is simple to install, fits flush against the wall and requires no drywall finishing! Additional benefits and features […]

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