Before you begin, carefully read the manufacturers installation instructions. Each manufacturer may have specific and unique installation steps.
8 steps on 'How to Replace a Bathroom Faucet'
Shut off the water
Shut off the hot and cold water supply valves.
Remove the old faucet
Remove the old faucet set and clean the sink surface of any silicone, plumber’s putty or gunk build-up.
Insert valve stems
Insert the valve stems through the holes and secure snugly. Hot water (red) on the left, cold water (blue) on the right.
Insert the spout
Insert the stem of the spout through the middle hole and secure to the mounting bracket using the brass nut.
Attach the handles
Screw the handles onto the stems. Insert hot and cold set screws if supplied. Hot on the left, cold on the right.
Secure the lift rod
Secure the new lift rod to the pop-up mechanism according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
Attach the water supply lines
Attach the hot and cold water supply lines by screwing them on to the valve stems. The manufacturer’s instructions may require the use of Teflon tape.
Turn on the water
Open the water supply valves. Turn on the water to the faucet and check for leaks.