Project Guide

How to Remove a Kitchen Faucet

1
TURN OFF THE WATER
Turn off the water - Remove Kitchen Faucet

Tip: Position towels so the edge of the cabinet doesn’t dig into your back as you work. 


  • Turn off the water at the shut off valves under the sink or at the main water supply.
  • Block the drain opening with a cloth and place a bucket under the sink to catch any dripping water.
2
DISCONNECT THE SUPPLY LINES
Disconnect supply lines - Remove Kitchen Faucet

Use an adjustable wrench to disconnect the hot and cold water supply lines.

3
REMOVE MOUNTING NUTS
Remove mounting nuts - Remove Kitchen Faucet

Spray penetrating oil on the mounting nuts, wait 15 minutes and loosen the nuts counter-clockwise with a basin wrench.

4
REMOVE THE FAUCET
Remove the faucet - Remove Kitchen Faucet

Lift the faucet straight up. If it sticks, use the edge of a plastic putty knife to gently work it loose, being careful not to scratch the sink.