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How to install a bathroom faucet

Install a Bathroom Faucet

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Turn off the water supply, turn the handles to release any water and pressure that may be trapped in the lines, and disconnect the water supply lines.

Turn off the water supply, turn the handles to release any water and pressure that may be trapped in the lines, and disconnect the water supply lines.

Remove the old faucet.

Remove the old faucet.

Remove the old flange.

Remove the old flange.

Put the new flange into place. Apply a ring of plumber's putty on the spout base (or around the escutcheon if one is included) for a watertight seal.

Put the new flange into place. Apply a ring of plumber's putty on the spout base (or around the escutcheon if one is included) for a watertight seal.

Gently press the flange into place.

Gently press the flange into place.

Attach the faucet spout. Beneath the counter, tighten the brass nut that's provided.

Attach the faucet spout. Beneath the counter, tighten the brass nut that's provided.

Scrape away any excess plumber's putty at the spout base.

Scrape away any excess plumber's putty at the spout base.

Install the faucet handles. Attach the water supply lines (hot water is on the left, and cold water is in the right), and put the handles into place. Tighten the faucet spouts under the counter.

Install the faucet handles. Attach the water supply lines (hot water is on the left, and cold water is in the right), and put the handles into place. Tighten the faucet spouts under the counter.

Complete water supply lines. Attach the brass T to the threaded spout pipe. Connect the hot and cold hoses to the brass T.

Complete water supply lines. Attach the brass T to the threaded spout pipe. Connect the hot and cold hoses to the brass T.

Connect your water supply lines using a strip of Teflon tape for a leak-free connection.

Connect your water supply lines using a strip of Teflon tape for a leak-free connection.

Using a rope of plumber's putty....

Using a rope of plumber's putty....

...install the new drain flange to the pop-up assembly.

...install the new drain flange to the pop-up assembly.

Connect the P-trap to the pop-up and drain pipe.

Connect the P-trap to the pop-up and drain pipe.

Connect the pivot rod to the pop-up and adjust to the height you want.

Connect the pivot rod to the pop-up and adjust to the height you want.

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  • Adjustable wrench
  • Plumber's putty
  • Teflon tape