Your Delta® faucet is designed for leak-free performance. Through normal use, and depending on the water conditions in your area, seats and springs experience wear and may need to be replaced occasionally. It is also possible that there is sediment or debris in your faucet. If your faucet drips from the spout, follow these simple steps:
We guide you step-by-step to fix a leaky Delta bathtub faucet single handle in the following; First cut off the water to a faucet, either by turning off the shutoff valve of the main water for the house or one for a line that supplies a bathroom. Then open the faucet to relieve the water pressure before you dismantle it.
The sound of dripping in the bathroom is doubly annoying when you realize how much water the drip is wasting. If you count 20 or more drips per minute, you're losing almost two gallons of water per day. Persistent dripping also stains the sink. But it isn't difficult to stop, especially if the faucet has a ball-valve,
Delta bathroom and kitchen faucets with two handles often are stem-style faucets that include a seat and spring under each handle. This is different from a cartridge-style faucet, which has a stem-like cartridge but does not have seats and springs. A seat and spring sits below each stem, inside the faucet body.
Unscrew the delta faucet handle by hand and use an allen wrench to loosen the set screw that holds the handle body in place. Then remove the faucet handle body and set it aside. Unscrew the stem unit nut with channel locks. And take a picture of the stem unit before you remove it with the channel locks.
Delta single-handle ball valve faucets are among the least troublesome to repair, although the fact the valve is spring loaded can make disassembly a little finicky. When one of these faucets