Are you considering replacing your kitchen faucet? If you’ve answered yes, then you may be curious as to when you should go about doing so. You see, you could either go ahead and replace it now; however, if you find that there isn’t anything wrong with your current one, there’s no need to. Various factors go into the decision-making process of whether or not you need a new kitchen faucet. Although some can be more obvious to notice than others, so here is a list of signs that’ll help determine if you need to replace your kitchen faucet. Continue reading!
It’s Been Leaking For An Extended Time
If you find that the kitchen faucet has been leaking for some time, then you may need to consider replacing it quickly. Although it may seem like a minor inconvenience that plumber’s tape, the process is much more complex. Additionally, you’ll find when water leaks from your faucet overtime without being correct; many issues could occur on top of getting rid of large amounts of water:
- Mold growth underneath the sinks
- Damage can happen to the cabinets behind plumbing fixtures that are leaking
- Wood floors that are rotten around leaky pipes due to wet conditions
Faucet Handle Is Loose & Wobbly
If you notice that your kitchen faucet is loose or wobbly, you should prioritize replacing it. You see, the issue may be a leaky washer beneath the spout or a much more severe problem such as rust on rivets that help secure handles to fixtures. Regardless, this can lead to water spills across countertops, leading to expensive damages for you down the road. Therefore, it’s better to fix your faucet when you notice something wrong.
Spray Nozzle Won’t Stay Put
First and foremost, if you find that the nozzle is challenging to stay in place, then it’s more likely that you need time to replace the entire fixture. There are plenty of reasons why this could be happening, such as the following old age, wear-and-tear, and corrosion.
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