How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

Do You Have A Leaky Faucet In Your Home?

The longer you let that leaky faucet keep dripping, the more it will cost you on your water bill. Even a slight drip can go unnoticed for several days and can cause a major headache and turn into a bigger plumbing problem.

Reasons a faucet may begin to leak

  • Corrosion

  • Mineral deposit buildup

  • Ineffective gaskets, o rings, or washers

  • Broken cartridge

Why are there so many parts to a faucet?

All the parts of a faucet work together to bring clean, hot, or cold water to your home. Even a single handle faucet has several parts:

  • Handle

  • Cap

  • Cartridge

  • Spout o ring

  • Faucet spout

  • Aerator

Watch the short video below for quick tips on how to fix a single handle leaky faucet!

Still not sure how to fix your leaky faucet? Give Five Star a call today and we will help you fix your leaky faucet and can even do a thorough inspection of all of your faucets to ensure everything is working correctly?

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