Cannot remove tub faucet or handles
Posted by JulieT on July 05, 2004 at 02:13:05:
We have a 55-year old tub faucet (spigot) & handles we are trying to remove to replace them, and having no luck. Faucet will not budge after trying the hammer-end-in-the-opening-as-leverage technique to twist it off. There are no screws or other means of attachment visible. With the handles, the screws are cemented in there by rust & various accumulated build-up and are almost stripped. Will a handle puller work if the screws are still in there? Am so frustrated feel like attacking it with the hammer, but am trying not to ruin the tile! This is holding up the rest of our project. Please help! Thanks.


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