Can You Replace A Single-Handle Faucet with a Double-Handle?

Posted on June 8th, 2018 by Blue Mountain

Planning a bathroom or kitchen renovation? You’ve finally decided on new cabinets, countertops, and blinds, but now it’s time for the little things — like fixtures. If you’re looking to spice things up and replace your single-handle faucet with a double faucet, we can help you DIY, step-by-step.

Bathroom double handle faucet

How To Replace A Single-Handle Faucet with a Double-Handle

Supplies Needed:

  • Adjustable wrench.
  • Pipe wrench.
  • Screwdrivers.
  • Bucket and towels.
  • Flashlight.
  • Safety goggles and gloves.

Steps:

  1. Shut off the water supply.
  2. Use an adjustable wrench to disconnect the supply lines underneath the sink. Don’t forget to place your bucket underneath to catch the water!
  3. Remove the faucet water lines from the connection to your faucet.
  4. Remove the mounts that keep the faucet in place.
  5. Put the new sink in place (plumbers putty may be needed).
  6. Make sure the sink is aligned to the hot and cold faucet connections.
  7. Reconnect the hot and cold water supply lines before turning the water back on.

When Should You Call A Plumber?

If you are confused at all and don’t feel fully confident in tackling this DIY project, call your local plumber. And when you choose Blue Mountain Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling, you get great service, flexible scheduling, and a company that stands behind their work, as well as:

  • No extra charge for evenings or weekends.
  • Upfront pricing.
  • Financing options.
  • Fully licensed and insured technicians.

Contact us today to schedule a service!


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