Faucet Repair and Installation Service from Expert Plumbers

Everyone needs reliable faucets in the bathroom, kitchen and anywhere else that needs access to potable water. When something isn’t working right, don’t hesitate to call Peachtree Service Experts. Our professional plumbers in Atlanta will be able to provide top-quality faucet replacement and repair.

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Experience Cleaner, Healthier Water with Faucet Repair and Installation

Wherever you need access to 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. At the same time, some repairs are best left to professional plumbers in Atlanta who have the tools and experience needed 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. Don’t wait to call the Experts at Peachtree Service Experts if one of your faucets isn’t working right.

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Common Faucet Problems

Your faucets are connected to the building’s main water lines. If the plumbing system breaks or clogs, you might not be able to get the water you need. Worse yet, the water is contaminated or leaking somewhere else.

Leaky Faucets Could Cost You

Leaky faucets are one of the most common problems you can encounter with your home plumbing. Whether it’s a dripping faucet or a wasteful stream of water, leaks can increase your monthly water bill. Depending on how much water is leaking, it can even cause water damage!

Leaky faucet repair is usually fast and inexpensive. One of our plumbers will find the part causing the leak before either repairing or replacing it for proper water flow.

Missing Hot or Cold Water

A faucet should be able to deliver both hot and cold water. Striking the right temperature balance depends on the faucet’s design, with models featuring either one or two handles. Fixing the handle can often resolve the issue.

But when the problem is a total lack of hot water, the issue might be more complicated. This could be a sign your water heater is damaged; in which case a professional plumber should be contacted.

Poor Water Pressure

Rather than a leak, a broken faucet decreases water pressure and may even prevent the flow of water entirely. Not only is this frustrating, but excess pressure may cause additional problems deeper in your plumbing system.

The strategy your plumber uses to resolve the problem requires knowing what type of faucet you’re using. If you’re lucky, resolving the problem will be as simple as cleaning the affected component. Other issues can be traced to the seal that separates your faucet from the water supply.

Don’t forget that this doesn’t happen too often. So when your faucet isn’t the culprit, your plumber will look for other issues like corroded pipes and clogs (as these also cause the water pressure to fall). Even partially closed valves will drop the water pressure, resulting in weak flow.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Our faucet repair and installation in Atlanta are outstanding plumbing services to locate, diagnose and resolve whatever problem is plaguing your faucets. We can repair a wide range of models as well as provide seamless new or replacement installation. If you don’t know what to choose, your plumber can recommend the right faucet for the job.

  • Yes! We work with quality installers that can seamlessly install plumbing fixtures like a bathtub or new showerhead.

What to Know About Faucet Repair

Once we’ve verified there’s a problem with your faucet, there are a few additional pieces of information that can help simplify repairs. Remember that extensive damage may make new faucet installation a more cost-effective option. Otherwise, you could soon be dealing with another plumbing problem.

1. Determine the Type of Faucet

Effective repairs 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. Your plumber will have sufficient experience with different faucet types so they can recognize yours quickly, starting repairs sooner.

Compression Faucet: This design is the oldest type of faucet still used today. It is designed with a rubber washer and two handles to provide adequate water of the correct temperature.

Cartridge Faucet: Offered 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 is raised or lowered to provide water flow. By comparison, a ball faucet moves in a spherical direction.

2. Shut Off the Water Before Trying to Find the Affected Part

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. A proper repair kit should possess tools like slip joint pliers or a basin wrench for reaching the internal components.

3. Figure Out If a Part Needs Cleaning or Replacement

Occasionally, your problem can be fixed by finding the malfunctioning component and giving it a thorough cleaning. But if the component is cracked or broken, 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 can be slightly more complex for special faucets, such as an outdoor garden hose.

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