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Most of the kitchen faucet contains a solid neck which can only move lefts to right. But faucet with a sprayer can give you the convenience to spray where you need. You can install yourself a single hole kitchen faucet with a sprayer that will help you more in the kitchen with the article as kitchen faucet installation may vary according to model. Minor installation difference can be noticeable. We hope this tutorial will help you regarding installation.
Following steps are going to describe how to install a single hole kitchen faucet with sprayer. Basically installation process is almost identical with a standard faucet. We suggest consulting with professionals if you are not used to with kitchen stuff.
Tools may need for install a single hole kitchen faucet with sprayer:
Before getting started, you need to turn off the hot and cold water inlets in your kitchen faucets which may be located below the sink.
If there are three holes in your counter top or sink, you need to install a deck plate. Check your product box to see if a deck plate is included with your faucet. Position the deck plate, and it’s gasket over the center mounting hole you don’t need then insert the faucet and hoses shank into the mounting hole.
If there is one hole in your sink, feed the hoses and faucets shank through the spout base gasket and align it to the base of the faucet then insert the entire assembly into the mounting hole. Make sure the handle is on your right, and the spout is facing you if your sink is less than a half-inch thick install the support bracket and mounting washer for added ability.
But if it is higher than half-inch, only install the mounting washer. Underneath your sink slide the support bracket over the hoses and faucet shank. Then slide the mounting washer on to the faucet shank. Make sure the hoses are in the curve of the washer.
Thread the mounting nut onto the faucet shank. Make sure the faucet is positioned correctly. Thread the hose guide nut onto the rough edge of faucet shank to protect the pull-down hose from rubbing against the edges.
The hot supply line which may have a white tag should be connected to the hot water inlet. It would help if you secured the connection with an adjustable wrench. Please don’t make it over tighten. Now attach the cold side in the same way.
Feed the small end of the pullout hose into the faucet spout. Remove the protective cap on the end of the hose. Then slide on the doughnut-shaped weight. Connect the pullout hose to the faucet with dura lock quick connect system. Insert the hose into the connector. An audible click sounds may indicate a secure connection.
Make sure the faucet handle is in off position. Turn the hot and cold water inlets back on. Position the pullout hose into the sink and turn on the faucet. Let the water run for 15 seconds. This will flush any debris or dirt that might be in the system.
Remove the protective cover on the end of the spray wand. Make sure the rubber washer and screen are in place. Thread the spray wand onto the pullout hose. Tighten it with an adjustable wrench just until the hose nut is flush with the wand.
In order for spray wand to function the area properly around the hose should be clear of any cleaning supplies or other obstacles that might inhibit hose movement.
As kitchen faucet can be with or without soap dispenser. So we remained that part separate. Besides soap dispenser is possible for both one, two, three or four-hole faucet.
If you have opportunity to install soap dispenser you have to start by removing wingnuts followed by the pump mechanism and then insert the pump base into the hole on the sink and then you have to go under the sink and use the threaded nut to secure the shank to the sink tightening it by hand.
Then attach the soap bottle onto the threaded shank from under the sink. Go to the topside of the sink and fill the bottle with beneath the sink with liquid soap by pouring it down in the opening side.
Notice that your straw has a notched end and a flat end. Insert the flat end of the straw into the end of the pump dispenser with a notch straw, and down into the hole of the sink on the first use, you may need to pump it several times to dispense soap.
Congratulation! You have successfully installed a kitchen faucet with sprayer and soap dispenser. We hope that was the most comfortable kitchen faucet to fix.