Replacing a Sink Sprayer

 
 
A sink sprayer adds functionality to your sink. It is easy to attach, but you'll need a sink with a hole intended for a sink sprayer. As with any plumbing part, you'll be better off in the long run if you choose a quality sprayer from a well-known manufacturer.

WHAT YOU NEED FOR THIS JOB:

TOOLS:

MATERIALS:


Step 1: Apply a 1/4-inch bead of plumber's putty to the bottom edge of the sprayer base

Step 1: Apply a 1/4-inch bead of plumber's putty to the bottom edge of the sprayer base Put the tailpiece of the sprayer base into the sink opening.
 

Step 2: From underneath the sink, put a friction washer over the tailpiece

Step 2: put a friction washer over the tailpiece Screw the mounting nut onto the tailpiece and tighten it with a basin wrench or with a pair of slip joint pliers. Wipe away any excess putty from around the base.
 

Step 3: Use your fingers to screw the sprayer hose onto the hose nipple on the bottom of the faucet

Step 3: Use your fingers to screw the sprayer hose onto the hose nipple on the bottom of the faucet After hand-tightening the hose nut, tighten it another one quarter-turn using a basin wrench or a pair of slip joint pliers.