A leaky bathtub faucet is not only a waste of large amounts of water, but can also cause stains on the tub, on the whole if the water has minerals such as iron or lime in it. Therefore it is important to solve this problem as soon as possible after it has been discovered. Cut the water supply to the tub. If there is no valve to shut off the water in the tub, you must close the water supply to the whole house while performing repair.
Bathtub faucet, loosen the handle (or handles if two or more). The screw that holds everything together is easily visible or can be covered by a small decorative plate. If this is the case, simply remove the plate in order to reach the screw. The screws come in two types; flathead or Phillips. Each type requires a special screwdriver to loosen.
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Bathtub faucet, remove the handle (s) and determines size washer will be needed to replace the washer used (this is often the main cause of dripping faucet bath). A maintenance staff has prepared a package of washers of different sizes, so this can be easily replaced.