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My bathroom faucet handles turn too far. Is there a way to…

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My bathroom faucet handles...

My bathroom faucet handles turn too far. Is there a way to tighten them?

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

It has been gradually getting worse for the past few months. NOw they turn at different angles

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

If possible

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Not that I can think of

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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Tightening the handles isn't likely to help. Chances are the valve stems are worn out and will ave to be replaced to fix this. You'll need the brand and model of the faucet to get the right parts or if the faucet is old or the brand inkonwn or obscure replacing the faucet may e your only option.

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