Plumbing in the Home/Grohe facuet cartridge


Andy wrote at 2014-07-27 06:05:45
This is an old thread, but since I found it, others may, too. Putty is never the solution for a leak.  All the putty is supposed to do is keep water from going somewhere it isn't supposed to go. You do not need putty under a counter-mount faucet to prevent leaks; if there at all, it is there to keep water on the counter from getting under the faucet, running to the hole in the counter and dripping into the vanity cabinet.

If anyone is having this problem, it is a faucet leak.  Call Grohe Customer service.  

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I can help with most questions about residential plumbing repairs. I am familiar with septic systems, and can answer some questions about water wells. I have no experience with commercial plumbing or codes.


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