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Old house with newish but cheap faucets. Probably a year ago

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Old house with newish but cheap faucets. Probably a year ago the hot water in the bathroom sink just kept running one day after I turned it off. Played with the handle a little bit but it only ran more like the handle was wide open. I actually took the cartridge? out of the handle and it appeared to work fine although I'm not sure what I was looking for exactly. Turned off below the sink and used the cold water only for a bit until the same thing happened to it. Quit using that bathroom. Recently the kitchen sink hot water did the same thing. Worked fine until one day I shut it off and it stayed on just like I hadn't turned it off. Replaced the faucet with an OakBrook Pacifica Series Brushed Nickel Two Handle Kitchen Faucet With Side Spray Item no:(###) ###-####from Ace Hardware. Less than two months later the hot water has done it again. Why does this keep happening? Is this really just 3 faulty faucets? Can the hot water be too hot? But then it happened to the cold also in the bathroom? Please help
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Rick replied 8 months ago.

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Sounds like just poor quality faucets. Even your new one is poor quality. If you want the faucets to last stick with a name brand like; Kohler, American Standard, Moen, Delta.