Drip, drip, drip, what a rotten sound. In addition to causing annoyance, a dripping tap wastes water and increases your water consumption. Even though the drops don't look like much, the dripping tap wastes water. If not repaired, it can cost hundreds of litres per year. Fortunately, a leaky faucet is easy to fix yourself with a few simple steps. Follow the steps below when repairing a leaking tap. If this doesn't work out, we can often find a plumber for you on the same day!
Cause of a leaking faucet
The cause of a leaking faucet? That's often the rubbers. There are rubbers in the faucet that will eventually wear out. But beware! There are many different sizes. It is therefore a good idea to take the old rubber with you to the hardware store, so that you can quickly find the right replacement. Lubricate the new fitting well with tap grease before fitting it.
Repair leaking ceramic faucet
Ho, ho! Before you go ahead with our step-by-step plan, check carefully what kind of faucet you are dealing with. Because repairing a leaking ceramic faucet is different from repairing a normal leaking faucet. How to find out what kind of faucet you are dealing with? We explain it to you: First of all, open the faucet. Do you open the tap in one go? Then you have a ceramic faucet. In that case you will first have to buy a ceramic insert to repair the leaking ceramic faucet.