Faucets without screwed handles are trendy these days. These faucets are compact and beautiful in their overall look.
However, since it is a bathroom fixture, it can get out of order.
The users find it hard to solve the problem of the handles of such faucets.
If your faucet handle has gone faulty and you want to remove it, then here are some steps that would be the guideline.
To start the removal procedure, turn off the water supply. Turn off the valve under the sink. In case the valves are not there, then turn off the valves on the main water line.
Usually, such faucets have a handle with a cap. Remove the cap with a flathead screwdriver.
The cap is on the bottom or one side of the faucet. It is possible only with the flat-headed screwdriver to remove the cap.
The screw is now before your eyes. Take out an Allen wrench of the right size to remove the screw.
Cover the drain before removing the screw. Don’t let the screw disappear. It is vital to secure the handle at the end.
Once the screw is properly opened, remove the faucet handle with a pair of pliers.
Wrap the faucet base with a towel. The towel can prevent scratches. It is imperative to keep the sinks away from scratches.
The water mineral deposits look bad around the faucet area. Use white vinegar to remove these deposits. If the warranties stay, the faucets will work ineffectively.
Clean the faucet thoroughly and then go in the reverse direction of what you have done for opening the faucet.
It is hard to remove the faucet without a screw. Make sure you have all the equipment to carry out the task.
It is essential to learn in and out of the entire process. In some cases, you need to replace the cartridge.