How Do I Fix A Leaking Bathtub Faucet

how do i fix a leaking bathtub faucet

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how to stop a dripping bathtub faucet turning the faucet handle to the off position causes the washers to place pressure against the faucet seat and stop the flow of water when turning the faucet handles no longer fully shuts off the water flow the seat washers and seats probably need replacing always replace both seat washers and seats on a doublehandle faucet, using your pocketknife dig under the front panel of the insert to release the insert from the base of the faucet unscrew the handle screw using your screwdriver unscrew the handle from the wall this is often the most difficult part of fixing a leaky faucet because the handle may have become stuck to the stem, how to repair a leaky tub faucet once the valve is loose take it out of the housing remove the screw in the end of the valve and take out the washer replace the old washer with a new one of the same diameter and thickness and tighten the screw holding it on wrap the housing threads on the outside of the valve with teflon tape to prevent it from leaking at the handle