T&S B-24K Repair Kit for Spray Valves
- For spray valves
T&S Brass and Bronze Works
The reality is that many end users, and even some plumbers, don't know the true cost of a leaky faucet. According to the EPA, a faucet that leaks at the rate of one drip per second can add an extra 3,000 gallons per year to a water bill. Three-thousand gallons—that's enough to fill three fire trucks!
The good news: leaks are actually simple to diagnose and just as manageable to fix. The first thing to understand is why leaks occur. It's not usually because the metal itself has developed a hole or perforation. Usually, the problem is much simpler than that. Leaks almost always occur due to wear and tear on soft, worn parts such as a gasket, washer, packing, or o-ring. These parts allow the faucet or pre-rinse station to function smoothly, and in order to do that, they have to compress or give a little each time the unit is used.
Let's take a look at the most common leaks and what you can do to repair them. On a faucet, you may notice a leak on the spout itself. The solution here: you may need to replace a seal between the outlet tip and nozzle or the leak may be back at the cartridge spindle itself or a worn seat washer is letting water into the spout. Is there a leak around a faucet handle? You'll need to replace the worn packing inside by removing the bonnet nut and replacing the old packing with new packing. Leaking at the base of the bonnet means the top gasket is worn and needs to be replaced. Leaking at the nozzle base while the water is running tells you that the swivel o-ring has worn and your faucet is ready for a new o-ring. Leaks at the coupling flange are due to an old gasket and replacing that will solve your problem.
On a pre-rinse unit, leaks may be even more obvious. A leaking hose is one that is punctured or perforated, and needs to be replaced. A leak around the spray face means you need a new rubber bumper. A leak through the spray face itself means it's time to replace the bonnet assembly, but the other common leaks are nearly identical to those on a faucet. If there is a leak at the base of the handle, you'll need to replace the washer inside the handle to stop the leak. A leak at the top of the handle means it's a hose washer that needs replacing. Leaks around the pre-rinse faucet or riser itself will inevitably be identical to the faucet leaks described previously.
Leaky plumbing, no one likes it, but it's not difficult to investigate and repair. T&S makes it easy to keep your faucet and pre-rinse unit performing at their best.
A leaky faucet can increase your water bill by hundreds of dollars per year. In fact, 1 drip/second equals about 3,000 gallons/year! Luckily, most causes of leaky faucets are easy to diagnose and inexpensive to repair. Watch this video to learn how!
T&S Brass and Bronze Works B-24K Details
Keep your spray valve working properly with the T&S B-24K repair kit! This repair kit includes everything you need to keep your spray valve working.
- Sprayface screw
- Sprayhead ring
Made in America
This item was made in the United States of America.
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We were suffering from a leaky sprayer for several months. Our handy guy kept tightening the screw but it would only fix the issue temporarily. Then we ordered this and voila! Fixed the issue and now the sprayer works great again!
Rachel M. from His Mansion Ministries Posted on 02/06/2018
Wow didn't know this existed I was so happy saved me lottos money. My plumber can and said I needed a whole new hose which would of cost lots more. This was also very easy to install.
Norma a. from mr Bagelsworth Posted on 06/19/2017
This is such a money saver. Why pay for a whole new head when all you have to do is get the spray valve repair kit....such a deal
Russell H. from Russ' Sub Shack Posted on 03/07/2017
I am not a plumber, and I really am not comfortable doing ANY kind of plumbing work. So when my dish washer said that something was wrong with the sink sprayer, I thought, " oh no, what am I going to do now?" I contacted Webstaurant, and was told to order this product. A screwdriver was all I needed. Less than ten seconds, and the sprayer was good as new.
Rouben K. from EAST COAST WINGS Posted on 09/01/2016
The design on this model spray head is terrible. The pressure and water amount is great but it's almost as if the rubber outer part is warped out of the box or becomes that way? After a short time it can't be tightened and refit and ends up spraying water all over. Design issue at T + S
Manda C. Posted on 05/13/2016
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