How to Repair a Leaky Single-Handle Cartridge Faucet

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The cartridge faucet is a special type of washerless fixture commonly used in kitchens and bathrooms, and it's designed so that the cartridge insert is easy to replace when the faucet begins to drip and leak.

Cartridge faucets come in both single-lever and two-handle versions, and various models use different types of plastic or brass-body cartridges. In a single-handle faucet, the handle causes the internal cartridge to rise or lower within the faucet body to start and stop the flow of water. 

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Original Article Source Credits:   The Spruce ,

Article Written By:  Bob Formisano

Original Article Posted on:  09/17/20

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