plumbing help-kind of emergency - Posted by John T (WI)
Posted by John T (WI) on July 15, 2007 at 17:09:18:
Here’s the deal. We had to remodel the kitchen area, which included a “new” sink. I got a used sink and faucet like new off the local freecycle list.
Anyway, after installing it, it worked fine for about a minute, then the water slowed down to a drip. The hose nozzle continued to work, but the faucet would only drip. I thought maybe the valve stems were faulty but couldn’t find replacements, so I bought inexpensive replacement faucet, but the same thing happened, a good pressure for a minute or so, then dripping. The hose though is only coming out in a single stream (as in out of one hole). I cannot figure out what is going on. waiting a while for the pressure to “Build up” doesn’t work. The bath fauces & tub don’t have this problem. the supply lines for kitchen take a circular route, about 20-30 feet I woud geuss.
The emergency part is I have a possibe buyer who is intrested in the home, and would like to take possession ASAP after approval and paperwork, but lets say aug. 1st. I am going on a trip soon, so won’t have much time to work on this before then.
Any ideas of whats causing this?