Tired of staring at your old faucet? Installing a new one is easy! (No, really.)
If you’ve been washing your hands a lot lately, you might have started paying extra attention to your faucet. Does it drip? Is the chrome flaking off? Is it dated?
Plumbing projects can be intimidating, because no one wants to accidentally flood their entire home. But installing a new kitchen faucet truly is a DIY that anyone can handle.
As long as you work slowly and follow the directions, you can add a beautiful faucet to your kitchen with zero emergency calls to the plumber.
- New kitchen faucet (and the installation manual)
- Adjustable wrench
- Teflon tape (optional)
Before purchasing a new faucet, take note of your current setup. Look under the sink to see how many holes yours has (usually between one and four).
This determines the type of faucet that will work with your sink. A single-hole faucet can be installed in a three- or…