Bathtub faucet with sprayer-The first thing that must be done is to ensure that you have all necessary installation material for your installation before beginning. Turn off the water supply lines located under the sink and use an open half-inch wrench to disconnect the water supply lines from the taps. If the old faucet has a pull handle, it must be disconnected from the tap before removing the bathtub faucet with sprayer. Use your basin wrench and remove the retaining nut on the underside of the faucet.
Pull the bathtub faucet with sprayer from the sink and clean up any spilled water or sealant is left on the disk. This may happen when the tap valve threads under the steering wheel begins to wear. If the faucet is not leaking, there is no reason to replace the valve assemblies in anger. Instead, try to lubricate the valve stem to fix a squeak. Use plumbers grease, available at hardware and home improvement stores. This project takes less than half an hour. Pop the lid on top of the crane wheel with a screwdriver to locate the retainer screw underneath. On some platforms, a hollow set screw to be in front of the knob. This type of bolt requires an Allen wrench to remove.