We repair, replace and install new faucets in Riverview, FL.
Over time faucets can become worn down and need to either be repaired or replaced. There are many types of faucets, but the most commonly used in home and business are the single and double handled models, which are also the most susceptible to leaks and issues. There a few signs to look out for that may signal you need to have your faucet inspected by a reputable plumber.
Signs and symptoms of a faucet that needs to be repaired or replaced.
- Dripping when the faucet is in the off position is one of the first and most common signs a faucet needs to be repaired or replaced. The cause could be either a defective cartridge/stem, defective o-rings or the entire faucet needs to be replaced.
- Water being too hot or too cold. This issue shows that hot and cold water are not being mixed together properly. The likely culprit is the cartridge/stem. It is more likely in older faucets. If the problem persists, the entire unit may need to be replaced.
- Degradation of the faucet is a clear sign the faucet cannot be repaired and must be replaced. Corrosion at the base of the faucet or small pin holes along the stem are clear indications replacement is required. If the faucet is not replaced and further disintegration happens, the base can become loose and leaks can occur, causing damage to the counter and surrounding cabinets.
We honestly evaluate if your faucet can be repaired or needs replaced.
When it comes to repairing or replacing a faucet, an untrained amateur should not attempt it. The proper tools are required in order to execute a repair. Using a tool that does not fit can cause a faucet that was in need of repair to become in need of replacement. We can also determine if an older faucet can be repaired or if its components are obsolete and a new faucet needs to be installed. If you are in Riverview, FL and have faucet issues, call (813) 672-4111 to inspect, evaluate, and repair or replace the unit.
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