But can you really wait until the household faucet is completely broken? Or how long does it take to change it?
The faucet is a popular name for the water valve. It is used to control the size of the water flow switch and has the effect of saving water. The faucet has been updated very quickly. From the old-fashioned cast iron process to the electroplated knob type, it has developed into a stainless steel single-temperature single-control faucet, a stainless steel dual-temperature dual-control faucet, and a kitchen semi-automatic faucet. Nowadays, more and more consumers are buying faucets, which will be considered in terms of materials, functions and shapes.
For brand faucet products with good reputation, it can be changed in five years. If it is a faucet product with relatively small or no brand guarantee, it is recommended to change it every year. As for non-drinking faucets such as laundry, it can be used for a long time. It doesn’t matter at all, it has to be changed in 6-7 years. Drinking water and water can be said to control the lifeblood of our daily life. If you want to protect your water health in your daily life, you should pay more attention to the details of the installation and use of the faucet, and fundamentally avoid the source of harm.
After installing the faucet, the smudge fingerprint on the surface is recommended to be cleaned once every other month. Use a clean water to wash the surface layer with a soft cloth to dry it; and the appearance of the brightness maintenance can be washed once a month with the car wax. The cleaning of the surface is for aesthetics, and internal cleaning is the most important factor affecting the service life. In addition, if the faucet has a reduced water volume or a water fork, it means that the faucet’s bubbler is clogged. At this time, the bubbler should be removed, soaked in vinegar, and cleaned with a small brush or other tools. Then reinstall it.
Faucet cleaning precautions:
(1) Do not wipe the surface of the faucet with a hard object such as a steel ball. Because the steel ball is very hard, it is easy to scratch the surface of the faucet.
(2) It is best to clean with a neutral detergent. The acid-base cleaner is not suitable for cleaning with a water tap.
(3) After the faucet is cleaned, the remaining moisture on the surface should be dried with a dry lint-free towel (the same is true for glass cleaning) to avoid scale formation.
It can be seen that it is necessary to replace the household faucet regularly if you want to be healthy and awesome.