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Don Installing the Sink Faucet
~ Don Installing the Sink Faucet ~
Turning Our HC 33 Into Our Home
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Bathroom Improvements
The sink faucet in the head was not the original, which had been replaced by perhaps the cheapest thing on the market. It was leaky, completely corroded and the spigot was so low we had to nearly climb into the sink to access the water. This got replaced at the same time as the kitchen faucet.

Installation wasn’t too difficult as standard faucets work fine with little modification. Again, we chose an oil brushed bronze finish, because we figured in such a harsh environment it was going to end up that color anyway. The higher spigot makes it much easier to get to the water too. We were really happy with the results.

Old Sink Faucet New Sink Faucet
~ Sink Faucet Before ~ ~ Sink Faucet After ~
Shower Before
~ Shower Before ~

Replacing the faucet in the shower stall was more of a challenge. We searched, researched, assembled, disassembled, reassembled and returned many parts. We had two holes, 4” on center to deal with. We finally decided modifications would have to be made. I had given up just as Don got inspired.

It took him three trips to the hardware store, a Dremmel tool, some drilling, and a fair amount of ingenious modification, but the results were fabulous. We ended up with handles and a back plate that matched the sink fixture, and a nice 8 setting shower head. I slapped on a pause valve, so we can turn the shower down to a drip and save water, and everything fit like it was meant to be.

Shower Head After Shower Faucet After
~ New Shower Head ~ ~ New Shower Faucet ~

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