How to deal with the old faucet that cannot be unscrewed
Posted on November 19 2022
If the faucet has been used for a long time, there will be water leakage. At this time, it needs to be uninstalled and replaced with a new one. So what to do if the old faucet cannot be unscrewed? Let's learn together.
What to do if the old faucet cannot be unscrewed
Shake the faucet from side to side first, and then forcefully remove the faucet with a wrench. If it cannot be disassembled, it means that the faucet is rusted. At this time, you should turn off the water valve in your home, then drip some engine oil at the connection position, and wait for a few minutes. After the oil penetrates into the connection part, use a wrench to disassemble the faucet. . If it still cannot be disassembled, the faucet should be sawed off.
What aspects should be paid attention to when replacing the faucet?
- Before replacing the faucet, you should first turn off the main water inlet valve in your home, and you also need to turn on the faucet to discharge water all the time, so that the water cup in the pipe can be drained clean, so as to avoid water coming out of the interface during the replacement process, which will wet the floor of your home and give Bring unnecessary trouble to yourself.
- Before replacing the faucet, you need to prepare relevant replacement tools, such as: wrench, raw material belt, faucet of the same specification, etc. During the replacement process, tools should be used to disassemble the old faucet first, and the interface of the faucet needs to be cleaned.
- Next, some raw material tape should be wound on the interface of the new faucet. The thickness of the winding should not be too thin or too thick. It should be wound evenly, so as to avoid water leakage during the later use of the faucet. Specifically, how many times do you need to wind, you can make reasonable arrangements according to the size of the interface on the wall.
4. After the winding is completed, just align the interface of the faucet with the wall interface, and use a wrench to tighten it along the clockwise defense line. In the process of twisting, don't just use brute force, otherwise it is easy to twist the water pipe and cause unnecessary trouble.
The above is a detailed introduction about how to deal with the old faucet that cannot be unscrewed and what aspects need to be paid attention to when replacing the faucet. I hope it can help everyone.