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How to Repair a Compression Faucet

Though plumbing problems may seem complicated, many -- such as the most common one, the leaky faucet -- are fairly simple to fix if approached methodically. Master plumber Ed Del Grande takes some of the mystery out of faucet repair.

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Materials

  • faucet repair kit
  • plumber's grease

Tools

  • flat-head screwdriver
  • Phillips-head screwdriver
  • slip-joint pliers
  • Allen wrench
  • utility knife
  • rags
  • seat wrench

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