Your faucets are essential plumbing fixtures for the bathroom, kitchen and anywhere else that needs access to potable water. The next time something goes wrong, don’t hesitate to call Wesley Wood Service Experts. Our professional plumbers in West Chester will be able to provide top-quality faucet replacement and repair.
Wherever you use potable water, a faucet is likely nearby. These important plumbing fixtures provide the water you need at the temperature you want. So when something goes wrong, tasks like cooking and cleaning are much more difficult.
Luckily, professional faucet repair is usually a quick and easy process. Even so, some repairs are best left to professional plumbers in West Chester who have everything they need for lasting solutions. We’ll determine where the problem appeared, look for signs of leaking and handle other important aspects of the repair process more easily. Feel free to contact the local Experts at Wesley Wood Service Experts if one of your faucets isn’t working right.
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Our faucet repair and installation in West Chester encompasses professional services designed to locate, diagnose and resolve your faucet problem. We have years of experience repairing faucets and can also provide seamless new or replacement installation. We’ll work with you to choose the right faucet for the job.
Yes! We work with veteran installers that can seamlessly install plumbing fixtures like a bathtub or new showerhead.
Once we’ve verified there’s a problem with your faucet, there are a few additional pieces of information that can help simplify repairs. Keep in mind that severe or widespread damage may make new faucet installation a more cost-effective option. Otherwise, you may not have to wait long until you’re dealing with another plumbing problem.
The best repairs should start with knowing the type of faucet you use. This doesn’t mean whether it’s a kitchen faucet or a bathroom faucet, but what internal components are in place to deliver potable water. Our plumbers have enough experience with different faucet types so they can recognize yours quickly, beginning repairs sooner.
Compression Faucet: This design is the oldest type of faucet still in widespread use today. It uses a rubber washer and two handles to provide adequate water of the correct temperature.
Cartridge Faucet: Available in both one- and two-handle designs. A single-lever design adjusts water flow by raising and lowering the valve inside the handle.
Ball Faucet: The most prevalent type of single-lever faucet. As the lever is moved, a plastic or metal ball moves within the faucet, allowing water to flow. Small chambers within the ball blend hot and cold water to create the desired temperature.
Ceramic Disk Faucet: Another single-lever design sometimes confused for a ball faucet. These models use a valve more similar to a cartridge faucet, which goes up or down to provide water flow. In contrast, a ball faucet moves in a spherical direction.
Once they know what type of faucet you have, the plumber’s next step is to pinpoint where the problem starts. Most designs are split into two sections, the faucet body and one or two faucet handles. Knowing the type of problem they’re dealing with can make things easier.
Whatever the problem may be, disassembling the faucet is often required for repairs. The average repair kit should have tools like slip joint pliers or a basin wrench for reaching the internal components.
Sometimes a problem can be fixed by accessing the faulty component and giving it a thorough cleaning. But in case of significant damage, replacing it is typically best. These small pieces aren’t expensive, so don’t worry about the cost of a new part for the spout, O-ring or any washers.
This could be a little tougher for special faucets, such as an outdoor garden hose.
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