How to Remove a Kitchen Faucet
Time Required: Under 2 hours
Removing an old kitchen faucet is simply a matter of disconnecting the faucets hot and cold water supply lines and unscrewing the nuts that hold the faucet in place. This guide will demonstrate the few easy steps necessary to remove an old faucet in preparation for the installation of a new one.
Tip: Use a putty knife to remove any old plumbers putty or caulk from the sink surface after removal.
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.