Kitchen Sinks & Faucets

How To Install a Kitchen Sink Faucet

Installing a new faucet in your kitchen makes a great DIY project for your home and is not as hard as you might think. Read on for step-by-step instructions on how to remove your existing faucet and replace it will a new one, along with a list of the tools and supplies needed.

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Kitchen Faucet with Pause Control

The Fairbury Kitchen Faucet from American Standard combines a single control lever and pull down sprayer with pause control. Additional features include a ceramic disc valve and solid brass construction. The Fairbury kitchen faucet is available at The Home Depot.

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How to Choose a Kitchen Faucet

When choosing a faucet for your kitchen sink, it’s important to take into consideration style, finish, controls, whether or not it has a sprayer, and accessories. Watch this video to find out more.

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Drinking water test kit.

How to Test and Filter Drinking Water for Lead and Other Contaminants

Drinking water can become contaminated with lead from solder used on copper pipes in many older homes. Find out how to test your water and remove lead and other contaminants by installing a water filter.

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Unscrewing a faucet aerator for cleaning.

Cleaning a Faucet Aerator

When a faucet has a weak or intermittent flow, the problem is often a clogged aerator. Watch this video to find out how to use vinegar to clean the faucet aerators in your home.

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Water Filters for Your Home

Concerned about what’s in your drinking water? Well, you should be! While municipal drinking water in the U.S. is among the safest in the world, almost all of the 25 largest city water systems have reported violations of federal drinking water standards. These include samples that contained significant levels of chlorine, lead, E. coli bacteria, and other contaminants.

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Kitchen Sinks

With so much to choose from on different types of kitchen sinks, Danny details some of those options and what to watch out for. From heavy composite materials to traditional stainless steel, take a little time to make sure you get the sink that best fits your needs.

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Kitchen remodeled on a budget with new countertop and refinished cabinets.

Inexpensive Kitchen Upgrades

Full kitchen remodels now cost at least $25,000 and frequently run $50,000 or more. But many kitchens aren’t worn out or dysfunctional, they just look tired and out-of-date. The answer is a cosmetic upgrade, including replacing the countertops, sink, and hardware. Read on to find out more.

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