What can you do if a new faucet was recently installed in the kitchen and the drain vent next to the faucet shoots like a geyser when the dishwasher is turned on?
My guess is your garbage disposer was also replaced and they forgot to knock out the plug before connecting the disposer hose/drain It sounds like you have a vacuum breaker on the drain for the dish washer. This is probably just a coincidence but your vacuum breaker needs to be replaced or repaired. It really has nothing to do with the faucet installation.
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\n Answer \n. \nThe kitchen faucet tap is threaded and is kept stationary by an upward force from the water supply. A sudden surge of pressure from somewhere else in the …pipeline releases the pressure on the tap allowing the tap to move freely. While there is still a little pressure remaining on the tap it will of course take the path of least resistance and open up a little. This seems to happen more frequently as the tap threads continue to wear.\n. \n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nWow that answer above??? My guess is that you have a Moen faucet they are known to do this when subjected to high line pressures and the pressure fluctuates. Check your line pressure with a gauge it should be 80 psi or less or you need a pressure reducing valve installed. The faucet probably needs the cartridge replaced.\n. \n Answer \n. \nThe delta two handle faucet will do the samething. And i think any washerless faucet\ncould do it. Replace seats, spings and cartridges.
Can you install a new faucet with an extra spray outlet and use the dishwasher vent hole in the sink thereby connecting the dishwasher drain directly to the disposal?
Answer dishwasher drain \n. \nNot sure what you mean by dishwasher vent hole, but you probably mean the air gap fitting. Some dishwashers connect directly to the disposal, …with the tube going up a little to prevent stuff from going back to the dishwasher. But as for removing the air gap fitting, if you have it already, it may depend on where you are. California plumbing code requires a dishwasher air gap fitting above the flood level rim, even if you have a disposer, but I'm not sure if the national code also requires. In any case, if a code requires it, it may be a good idea not to remove the air vent. I would check your local code. You may want to consider a faucet with a built in sprayer instead.
Answer . Because your losing "volume" possibly the piping is under sized or the internal diameter was reduced by mineral deposits
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Water hammer. It can be harmless.
Correction - There is an existing Delta faucet and to change to the Price Pfister, the stem needs to be changed. Being it is under the fiberglass cutout, there needs to be a w…ay to access it. Remove tub or break tile? Unless there is something I am missing.
Possibly unscrew your aerator at the end of the spout and see ifthe screen is clogged. Blow it out and rescrew the aerator on. Ifthat isn't the problem, sometimes things get c…aught in the spout.Unscrew the spout and turn the water on. If there is water comingfrom there and not out the spout when it is hooked up, the spout isplugged. If no water coming out when the spout is off, rehook spoutand change cartridges or stems in the faucet AFTER shutting thewater off. Depends on the brand of faucet, check the instructionsfor the brand and model. Also your kitchen dishwasher and sinks are run on seperate valves.The dishwasher valve is usually under the sinks (causing the waterto go to the dishwasher first) the valve that was installed for thesink (before the dishwasher) may be bad too.
As far as I know, its usually a loose washer in the piping somwhere or a mishapen one. An old plumber told me if you hammer the washer on flat surface, that can correct it. Ba…sically as you run the water it resonates creating the noise. The washer is probably in the faucet btw. Like I said I'm no expert just saying from experience.
Check the Aerator for debris in the screen. Unscrew it from the end of the faucet and rinse it out then reinstall.
I just installed an American Standard kitchen faucet and it continues to run for a second or two after turning the handle. I called AS and they said it is because of the high …arch and the location of the stop valve lower in the fixture. I think it may have more to do with this being a lower end kitchen faucet. During a bathroom remodel we installed a high arch Pegasus bathroom faucet and, while it is admittedly not at high as the kitchen faucet, it stop immediately and doesn't continue to run/drop at all. When I removed the Pegasus faucet filter at the spout, it behaves just like the kitchen faucet, so there's some sort of stop valve element at the spout of the Pegasus that isn't part of the AS faucet.
No, if the current faucet doesn't have a sprayer, there is no place on the faucet to attach the sprayer. It would attach on the underneath side of the faucet in the center.
A faucet is the metal thing where the water comes out. The faucet is usually mounted on top of the kitchen sink, near the back wall. It most commonly either has a handle fo…r opening and closing the vent and selecting the water temperature, or two wheels, one each side of the faucet -one for cold water and one for hot water. There are also faucets with movement detectors to make the water pour without having to touch the faucet with your hands. The Kitchen Faucet is the faucet located in the kitchen.
One of the most important precautions to take before installing a new kitchen sink is to shut off water to the pipes in question. After that, it is key to make sure that you …have all the necessary materials, and that the new faucet is attached properly, with no gaps or leaks.
The tools needed to install a kitchen faucet depend on what type of faucet you are installing and if you are removing an older faucet. Some old standbys are flat and Phillips …head screwdrivers, a cordless or corded drill and various bits and driver attachments, some pipe tape and a crescent and monkey wrench.
Why is it as soon as the aerator is installed in the new kitchen faucet and the water is turned on it knocks?
You might want to pull the aerator back off and check the screen for debris accumulated after you installed it. Some times a blockage of that nature will create water hammer. …Also, the rubber washer may have been bent when you tightened it back up. Good luck