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Restaurant Equipment Repair Atlanta
Want help with kitchen faucet fix again? If you would rather do it yourself and invest a couple bucks on a couple replacement pieces, this may be of assistance to you personally.
Replacing a standard leaky faucet can be as easy, depending of course on what is causing the leak. Generally, however, the seals inside the device have worn out of use and no longer seal nicely enough. This problem is an easy fix as long as you have the right tools ' an Allen wrench, a channel lock or vice grip pliers, and a set of needle nose pliers. A new pair of seals, screws, and a metal ball can be found at any local hardware store.
First and foremost it's important to shut off both hot and cold water lines before removing the faucet. Start by removing the grip of the unit and exposing a metal casing indoors. To do this, lift the grip all the way up to see a screw which needs the Allen wrench. Loosen and remove the twist in addition to the handle. The metal housing can be removed as well but use the channel lock/vice grip pliers to twist the foundation of the housing to loosen it.
After that has been removed you will be able to access the mechanism which operates the ball and uses the seals. Pull out the mechanism from the stem and you'll find your seals. Typically they are black rubber/plastic and are quite inexpensive (roughly 5 bucks) in most hardware stores. These seals are what needs to be replaced, and the springs add pressure.
Utilize the needle nosed pliers and pull directly up on the seals to eliminate them. Replace them exactly the same way with all the pliers to shove into the slot. If you purchased a new ball which is always a fantastic idea then which may be replaced with the old one. Be sure to put everything back together that each hole lines up properly, this really is vital. Lubricating the seals and chunk Vaseline is a fantastic way to make things work smoother.
Replace the stem mechanism and then tighten the base of the device together with the vice grip pliers. Put the handle back on the stem and twist the Allen wrench. Turn the water lines on and slowly push up the handle to make sure water comes through. Make sure the warm water is warm and the cold is cold (it's possible to combine up the two with kitchen faucet repairs).

Commercial Kitchen Repair Atlanta

Top Tech Mechanical is a Commercial Restaurant Kitchen Repair Company in Atlanta serving all of the Metro Atlanta area. If you re in need of Restaurant Equipment Repair including refrigerators, freezers, stoves, ovens and more then call us today.

 

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