How do you repair the worn threads on a garden faucet?
You have a new one installed!
ANS 2 - Usually very easy to fit a new faucet, even directly to a pipe. -Many faucets now come with a compression fitting.
In order to do home repair, one must know the cause of the damage. To fix a loose faucet, it needs to be examined to see if the caulk is old, if the bolts are lose, or if the gasket seals are worn. Once the cause it determined, a trip to the hardware store and a few tools should have everything in order.
If it is a multiple turn faucet, you need a new washer in it. If it is a quarter turn one, it needs a new seat and spring. When a faucet fails to close 1- Check the washer 2- Check the seat 3- Check for any debris that maybe have blocked the washer retaining ring from compressing against the valve seat 4- The spline on the valve (threads) maybe damaged as not to be able…
When I close my single handle pullon pushoff sink faucet the water still runs so to actually shut off the water I need to open the faucet a little and turn it a bit?
A cracked or broken piston will cause a loss of compression, as will cracked or broken rings. The failure of a head gasket will also cause a loss of compression, as will broken, cracked or badly worn valves or valve seats. A crack in the cylinder itself (either the sleeve or the engine block), or a crack in the head itself will cause a loss of compression. A problem with the plug threads or the…
If cartilage is damaged to a point where bone rubs on bone then the bone will attempt to repair itself where it is worn. the problem is that the area adjacent to the repair is not worn as the damage is constantly being repaired and this causes a buildup of bone that eventually interferes with movement and other functions.
What would cause an extremely loud vibration in your house when running hot water in a sink if you just replaced the old worn-out seals with new ones you had to make yourself?
In general, it seems pretty simple: polishing scored cylinders and pistons, replacing worn seals, replacing excessively worn or damaged parts, etc. However, for an ordinary person, the problem I've run into is finding a readily accessible source of parts, as the hydraulic repair industry seems to be a closed fraternity.
Your shower pours hot water out of the faucet even when off and turned to cold with the knob Any ideas on what this could be?
You don't say whether you are referring to a single handed mixer or an individual faucet. If a mixer then the o rings inside have probably worn away and need to be replaced. If a single faucet then either the washer needs replacing inside the tap or the gland nut (if have one) needs to be serviced. Dont forget that in a single knob faucet, there is also an adjustment to be made for the…