Introduzione

A kitchen faucet working to its full potential is efficient for those that use a kitchen daily. A faucet not emitting adequate water pressure, because of a clogged aerator, can cause a hassle or delay in the kitchen, which works in no one's favor. I am providing step-by-step details and procedures on how to clean an aerator of a kitchen faucet that is restraining water pressure. This fix requires a locking pliers and distilled white vinegar.

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Shut off valves that are located under the sink and position faucet in the center to drain remaining water.
  • Shut off valves that are located under the sink and position faucet in the center to drain remaining water.

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Avoid dropping small parts down the sink by covering the surface of the holes.
  • Avoid dropping small parts down the sink by covering the surface of the holes.

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  • Unscrew and remove aerator with a wrench.

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  • Clean aerator by soaking it in white vinegar overnight in a bowl or cup.

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  • Dry off aerator with a towel.

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  • Use a wrench to screw back on the aerator to the faucet.

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  • Slowly turn back on water valves to check for improves water pressure.

  • Make sure sink is cleared and components of faucet that were removed are sealed tight.

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Conclusione

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Amber Cuddon

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