Project Guide

How to Replace a Sink Sprayer

1
Place sink sprayer
Place sink sprayer - Replace Sink Sprayer

Apply a 1/4-inch bead of plumber‘s putty to the bottom edge of the sprayer base and place the tailpiece of the sprayer base into the sink opening.

2
Attach washer and mounting nut
Attach washer mounting nut - Replace Sink Sprayer
  • From underneath the sink, 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.
3
Attach sprayer hose
Attach sprayer hose - Replace Sink Sprayer
  • Use your fingers to screw the sprayer hose onto the hose nipple on the bottom of the faucet.
  • Hand-tightening the hose nut. Then, use a basin wrench or a pair of slip joint pliers to tighten it another 1-quarter turn.