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How to Replace a Tub Spout

How to Replace a Tub Spout


Featured Image – SKU: K1089A3 Bathtubs give homeowners the opportunity to relax and refresh before the start of a day or after a long day at work. But in order for these tubs to be functional, they need to have a spout that allows water to flow into the tub.

In most cases, the part responsible for this task is the tub spout. These spouts protrude from the wall and with the flip of a faucet handle, they allow warm water to flow freely into the tub.

But, over the years, these components can wear out, causing leaks. Or, in other cases, they can simply become outdated in their style, resulting in a daily eyesore. Whatever the reason, when a homeowner wishes to replace the tub spout, it can be the perfect chance to perform a quick DIY project.

Preparing for the Job

The first thing to do before replacing a tub spout is to prepare for the project at hand.

Gather the following tools and supplies:

  • Basic wrench
  • Teflon tape
  • Silicone sealant
  • The replacement tub spout

Next, make sure to turn off the water to the bathroom. It can also be helpful to grab a towel to place in the tub in case any leftover water spills out during