Are you struggling to take apart your Moen kitchen faucet head?
You’re not alone. It can be frustrating when you need to repair or replace a part and can’t figure out how to remove the head.
Fortunately, this article will guide you through the process step-by-step for not just Moen but also Delta, Kohler, American Standard, and Grohe faucets.
To take apart the kitchen faucet head, you need to unthread the faucet head from the pull-out hose by twisting out the connector counterclockwise. Then, to secure the spray hose, you can tie up the spray hose and make a loose knot or use duct tape. So it doesn’t slip away while you remove the faucet head for cleaning purposes.
Well, as all of these kitchen faucets are from different brands has different designs, let’s talk in detail about the taking apart process of these kitchen faucet heads separately in this guideline.
How to Take Apart a Moen Kitchen Faucet Head?
Because of the buildup of the limescale on both the inside and outside of your Moen kitchen faucet head, you need to take it apart so you can clean the faucet head easily.
However, for this, you have to follow the detailed removal process of the faucet head given below.
- First, you need to figure out the water supply location under your kitchen sink and then turn it off at the valves. And, as it is turned on in a clockwise rotation, you must ensure that you have tightly closed it.
- Besides, some Moen kitchen faucets come with separate water supplies for cold and hot water. Be sure you have turned off both of them.
- After that, you need to unthread your kitchen faucet head from the pull-out spray hose a little. And for this, you have to search for a lock nut underneath your faucet head.
- After you have found the lock nut, you need to hold your faucet head steady and then unscrew the nut by twisting it counterclockwise.
- To secure your spray hose, you can tie them up or use duct tape.
How to Take Apart the Delta Kitchen Faucet Head?
Whether you want to clean or replace the spray head of your Delta kitchen faucet, you need to remove the head. And to take apart the Delta kitchen faucet head, follow the given detailed steps.
- First, turn off the water supply, and if there are separate water supplies for cold and hot water, turn off both of them just underneath your kitchen sink.
- The next step is removing your Delta kitchen faucet head a little from the base.
- You will find a lock nut underneath your Delta spray head. To take apart the spray head, you have to twist this lock nut counterclockwise while holding the faucet head steady.
- However, if your model doesn’t have a lock nut, in this case, you need to twist the faucet head counterclockwise to take it apart.
How to Take Apart the Kohler Kitchen Faucet Head?
To take apart your Kohler kitchen faucet head, I’ve provided the detailed faucet head removal process; check this out below.
- First, to take apart the Kohler kitchen faucet head, like the previous process, you also need to turn off the water supplies by closing them tightly in a counterclockwise rotation.
- After that, unthread the Kohler faucet spray head from the pull-out spray hose by twisting the locknut counterclockwise underneath your kitchen spray head.
- Then, to secure the spray hose, tie them up and make a loose knot or use duct tape not to slip away.
How to Take Apart the American Standard Kitchen Faucet Head?
To deep clean the American Standard faucet head, you need to take apart or remove this head from the pull-out hose. And for this, you need to follow two basic steps- pulling the spray head from the hose and unscrewing the lock nut to remove the spray head.
Well, here are the detailed steps to follow:
- The first step is turning off the water supplies at the valves underneath the kitchen sink, regardless of whether there are separate water supplies for cold and hot water.
- Then, unthread your American standard faucet head from the spray hose base a little. For this, you need to unscrew the lock nut by twisting it out counterclockwise, and if there is no lock nut in your faucet model, twist your faucet spray head counterclockwise.
- Use duct tape to secure your spray hose by tying or taping them on the base.
How to Take Apart Grohe Kitchen Faucet Head?
Well, taking apart the process of your Grohe kitchen faucet head is the same as the previous head removal processes. However, here are the detailed faucet head-taking-apart methods you need to follow.
- To take apart the Grohe kitchen faucet head, first, turn off all the water supplies by turning off the valves tightly underneath the kitchen sink at the counterclockwise rotation.
- After that, hold your Grohe spray head in place steady with one hand and look for the cap above your faucet head.
- Once you have found it, the next step is twisting this cap counterclockwise. And then, you need to lift this cap out steadily of the way.
- Now, you must firmly pull it down on the faucet head to take it apart.
So, in this article, I have tried to explain the detailed steps to take apart your Moen, Delta, Kohler, American Standard, and Grohe kitchen faucet heads.
Well, if your kitchen faucet head hasn’t been serviced in quite a long time, there is a possibility of building up limescale and mineral deposits as well. You must take apart your faucet head properly to clean these buildup and deposits.
And now you know taking apart your kitchen faucet spray head is very easy. Moreover, it takes less time, only 5 minutes approximate, to remove the faucet head, no matter what brand your kitchen faucet is.
So, what you are waiting for, follow those mentioned above taking apart process, remove your faucet heads, and clean them deeply!
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