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How to repair a leaking plastic faucet

Update:2021-12-03 13:43
Abstract:How to repair a leaking plastic faucet
The most prone situation of plastic faucets is water leakage, so how do we fix it when we encounter plastic faucet leakage? Let's understand how to repair it below.
How to repair a leaking plastic faucet
1. If the connection is not tight and causes water leakage, first turn off the water source, then use suitable pliers to turn counterclockwise to remove the plastic faucet, and then wind the raw material tape clockwise for 5-6 turns in the faucet screw, and then turn the faucet again. Just connect it with the water pipe.
2. If the joint of the plastic faucet is leaking, just use a screwdriver to tighten the cap nut.
3. If the sealing effect is not achieved due to the aging or damage of the shaft gasket, you can use pliers to remove the gland first, then take out the shaft gasket and go to the hardware store to purchase and replace it with a new shaft gasket.
4. The failure of the plastic faucet water stop disk is not easy to repair, and the faucet needs to be completely disassembled for cleaning. If the rubber pad is found to be damaged, it must be replaced immediately.
How to buy a faucet
1. At present, there are copper faucets, alloy faucets, stainless steel faucets, and ceramic faucets that are common in the market.
2. The stainless steel faucet does not contain lead, is acid and alkali resistant, and is not corroded. It has a long use time and good texture.
3. The plating layer of the all-copper faucet has high gloss, good hand feeling, good anti-wear, and corrosion resistance performance. Pay attention to the amount of lead when buying.
4. The ceramic faucet has a good hand feeling, is not easy to rust and wear, and is suitable for high-end bathroom decoration. The only disadvantage is that it is easy to break.
5. The alloy faucet is not durable and harmful to the body, but the price is cheap.