Plumbing in the Home/Dripping washer faucets


Steve S. wrote at 2013-08-24 02:44:42
    The best thing to do is to change those old valves and install new ones!  Just back seating the handle and then closing it probably will not work.  You have two choices, you can repack the valves with new packing or install new valves!  

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Dana Bostick


Pretty much any residential plumbing questions. For "item specific" details such as a specific model of fixture, I will need to research and there may not be any useful information available. Note: I live and work in Southern California. We do not, as a rule, use hot water or steam heating systems, oil fired boilers or private water wells so my knowledge in those areas is pretty limited. There are others here on AllExerts that can probably answer those questions better.


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