How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

In order to learn how fix a leaky faucet in your home, beneath the sink, you need to start by turning off the water. Close drain of the sink with a piece of cloth.

When dealing with faucets, four types of them exist: ceramic disk, compression, ball and cartridge kind.

Repairing Ceramic-Disk Faucets

Get access to the set screw by advancing the faucet handle back. Take away the screw and remove the handle. Take off the escutcheon cap, unfasten the disk cylinder mounting screws and remove the cylinder. Take a screwdriver to remove the neoprene seals and use a pad and vinegar to clean the opening of the cylinder.