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Old 09-22-2017, 10:24 AM  
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We have a faucet in our kitchen whose parts are quite loose at the base. I am wondering if soldering this would be an easy solution? The sink works absolutely fine, it's just the fixture that is loose. Would there be any issue doing this as a fix?

Hopefully this isn't too vague. Thanks!


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Under the faucet way up behind the sink there are ways to tighten it up.


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Old 09-22-2017, 10:37 AM  
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Does that have to do with tightening the washer under the basin? I tried this, but it's also loose against the ceramic at the top.
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Can you take a picture of what you are seeing under there?
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If your faucet is a single lever then there should be a metal washer between the nut and the neopreme washer against the sink.

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I would not consider soldering it. At some point, it will have to be changed, whether from age or fashion, and soldering would mean the sink is kaput also.


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