- Before doing any plumbing work, ensure the water is turned off to the fixture.
- Use a basin wrench to loosen the nuts holding the old faucet in place.
- Water supply connections will vary by manufacturer and faucet. It’s often easier to make some of these connections on the countertop before installing the faucet in the sink.
- Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to ensure the correct installation and order of nuts, washers, and waterproof gaskets. Depending on the faucet, some may require plumber’s putty.
- Before tightening from below, ensure the faucet handle is oriented correctly and is square to the sink.
- Once the faucet is secured, connect the water supply hoses to the faucet and shut off valve.
Richard installed the Parma Single Handle Pre-Rinse Kitchen Faucet, manufactured by Danze.