01/28/18

How To Replace A Water Supply Line

Water supply line spring a leak? There’s no need to panic and there’s no need to call a plumber. This is a quick, inexpensive repair you can do yourself in just a few easy steps. Here’s what you’ll need for this beginner’s-level DIY project: When taking on this DIY task be sure to equip yourself with the proper safety gear We will let you know throughout the video when you should and should not use the safety gear

Step 1: Turn off the water Turn off the water associated with your toilet or sink by twisting the shut-off valve to the off position. If you’re replacing a toilet supply line, flush the toilet to empty the tank. For sinks, turn on the faucet to drain remaining water from the line. 

Step 2: Remove old supply line Place a bucket under the supply line. Use an adjustable wrench to loosen the hex-nuts connecting it to the toilet or faucet. Once you’ve loosened the nuts, the old supply line will lift free.

Step 3: Install the new supply line Take one end of the new supply line and attach it to the shut-off valve. Hand tighten the hex nut into place, then repeat on the opposite end. Use an adjustable wrench to gently tighten the hex-nuts, being careful not to over tighten. 

Step 4: Turn on water Slowly twist the shut-off valve back to the on position. As you do this, examine both ends of the new supply line for any leaks. 

Your installation is complete!.


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