The next time you replace a kitchen faucet get long supply pipes. Long
enough to allow the pipes being connected to the faucet thru the hole(s)
in the sink. It is a lot easier connecting to the faucet standing in
front of sink rather than crawling under the sink. You still have to "go
under" to fix it in place so all the fun is not lost LOL
And my question is, why don't the faucet manufacturer's design a faucet with
connectors that come up through the sink from the bottom, get bolted into
place from the top, and then the faucet connects to that from the top?
That would allow people to make all the connections first, push them up
through the sink, and then work from the top. Wouldn't that be a good
selling feature? -- "Super-easy, top-mounted connections, for easy
installation! No crawling under the sink. No special plumbing tools
Glad you liked my idea. Seems pretty basic to me. Of course, it came to me
about a month ago while I was on my back, under the kitchen sink, trying to
reach up with one of those "sink wrenches" (or what ever they are called) so
I could install a new faucet.
Someone else posted that Grohe already makes a top-mount faucet. I don't
know why all manufacturers don't have that as a standard for all or most of
On Wed, 15 Oct 2003 13:09:49 -0400 (EDT), firstname.lastname@example.org (john behen
I installed a Moen faucet with spray. Most of the job was easy. They
even supplied a tool to tighten the nut holding the faucet. The only
problem was trying to tighten the hose from the spray which has to be
done last because of how the thing is designed. Sure was not easy to
get at in a narrow space with supply lines in the way.
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