If you are a Do-It-Yourself kind of person, then you ought to have one Basin Wrench at your home. One of the main reasons to get this is that it is user-friendly and also inexpensive! You can quickly tighten up or get your Kitchen Faucets removed using this component. But what if you don’t have one wrench with you, and wish to remove the Faucet?
It is possible! Find out the steps for both the situations (With and Without Basin Wrench).
How to Remove Kitchen Faucet With and Without Basin Wrench
We will give a brief about how the Wrench helps in removing the Kitchen Faucet, and then proceed with the steps on how to work with and without a Wrench.
The wrench has got a long shaft with two asymmetrical jaws on end, and with a transverse handle on the other end. Set this component in a 90° position, and hold the nuts of the Faucet inside the jaws of the wrench. Now if you wish to fasten the nut, then you have to turn the wrench in the clockwise direction, and similarly for loosening you need to work in the opposite direction.
Magic with the Wrench!
In this condition, you can get one special instrument named Faucet Nut Wrench. This also gets the faucet removed quickly, and with fewer efforts. Tools required to get started with this DIY are:
- One Socket/Ratchet Set
- Basin Buddy Wrench
- 1/4 or 3/8 inches adapter
For removing the faucet, you only have to work with the retaining nuts. That’s it! After this process, you can get the faucet removed easily. The step of loosening the nuts is not that easy as it may seem to you. You have to crawl on your back to reach the sink portion and locate the nuts. You will require one torch for this work, so with all the materials; it will get hard with the bolt loosening task.
Better make use of the Basin Buddy Wrench, attach it to the extension set. After this, you just have to rotate the socket/ratchet itself. You can easily get the work done, in less time and also more conveniently.
So in this manner, you can get the Faucet removed using a Basin Wrench.
But if you have got no Wrench!
Well, research is going on for this. There is no reliable solution yet found for Removing Faucet without a wrench. HomeFrik will surely update this space on receiving any valid information for the same.