How to Replace a Bathroom Faucet

Our bathroom faucet started leaking, this is how I replaced it.

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How to Replace a Bathroom Faucet
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This is how much it leaked when it was turned "off"

This is how much it leaked when it was turned "off"

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Copper pipes under, turn off the valves and loosen the pipes

Copper pipes under, turn off the valves and loosen the pipes

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Loosen the hardware that attaches it

Loosen the hardware that attaches it

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Old and rusty

Old and rusty

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Loosen the supply lines.  Water will drain so have a bucket handy

Loosen the supply lines. Water will drain so have a bucket handy

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Had to take the old one apart to get it off

Had to take the old one apart to get it off

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This is the new one

This is the new one

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I didn't know that I needed lines to run to it, so I had to run out to the store. If you're doing this, make sure it comes with them.  I had to ask for a 1/2" to 3/8"

I didn't know that I needed lines to run to it, so I had to run out to the store. If you're doing this, make sure it comes with them. I had to ask for a 1/2" to 3/8"

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Cleaned up and ready for the new gasket

Cleaned up and ready for the new gasket

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Secure using provided hardware, I didn't use a wrench, just as tight as I could with my hand

Secure using provided hardware, I didn't use a wrench, just as tight as I could with my hand

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Run the new supply lines. I actually bought 2 sizes, because I wasn't sure how long I needed them. Good thing too, the one on the left used a 12" and the one on the right used a 16"

Run the new supply lines. I actually bought 2 sizes, because I wasn't sure how long I needed them. Good thing too, the one on the left used a 12" and the one on the right used a 16"

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