Repairing a leaky compression faucet is one of the most common service calls a professional plumber receives. This is because compression faucets are one of the most commonly installed fixtures in bathrooms and kitchens.
The inner workings of compression faucets are simple. Turning the handle counter-clockwise raises a threaded stem with a rubber washer on the end, allowing water to flow through the valve. Rotating it the other way lowers the stem, and the washer seals off the water flow.
Water-wasting dripping can occur when continuous contact between the washer and valve seat wears the rubber down, so that it no longer seals properly. For a qualified plumber with the necessary tools, repairing a leaky compression faucet is a straightforward task.
To schedule the services of a qualified plumber for repairing a leaky compression faucet in Calgary, contact Arpi's Industries, Ltd.
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