How to repair a faucet valve seat?

How to repair a faucet valve seat?[Feb 28, 2017]

If a faucets still drip after you have replaced a washer ,Bath depot suggest customers check the faucets valve seat . A defective washer will wear against the seat and leave it uneven as well as chemicals in the water may prevent the washer from fitting tightly against the valve seat .

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What should we do to repair a bad faucets seat ? If you will ,you can replace the entire faucets , or just to replace the seat . If you want to save cost ,the good way is to removal of the old valve seat with tight tool, Insert the seat wrench into the seat and turn it counterclockwise.

If you want to get the old seat out ,you must be sure the duplicated is exact right size .  If you can not remove the valve seat ,insert a seat sleeve that slides into right  place in the old seat in order to  provides a tight seal.

Second method is to use a valve seat grinder ,which simple tool can even out a worn seat , but be careful not to use this tool to long because the seat is made of soft metal , that will grind too much of it away easily .

To remove the faucets stem and insert the seat grinder down to the valve seat in the faucet body with a dresser ,and then ,under moderate pressure ,turn the toll clockwise a few times and use a cloth to clean the valve seat as well as remove any metal shavings .

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How to repair a faucet valve seat?[16-02-16]

If a faucets still drip after you have replaced a washer ,Bath depot suggest customers check the faucets valve seat . A defective washer will wear against the seat and leave it uneven as well as chemicals in the water may prevent the washer from fitting tightly against the valve seat .

调整大小 how-to-replace-a-faucet-1.jpg

What should we do to repair a bad faucets seat ? If you will ,you can replace the entire faucets , or just to replace the seat . If you want to save cost ,the good way is to removal of the old valve seat with tight tool, Insert the seat wrench into the seat and turn it counterclockwise.

If you want to get the old seat out ,you must be sure the duplicated is exact right size .  If you can not remove the valve seat ,insert a seat sleeve that slides into right  place in the old seat in order to  provides a tight seal.

Second method is to use a valve seat grinder ,which simple tool can even out a worn seat , but be careful not to use this tool to long because the seat is made of soft metal , that will grind too much of it away easily .

To remove the faucets stem and insert the seat grinder down to the valve seat in the faucet body with a dresser ,and then ,under moderate pressure ,turn the toll clockwise a few times and use a cloth to clean the valve seat as well as remove any metal shavings .


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