Posted by on 18th May 2023

Phoenix Faucet: Installing & Making Repairs

You can find the necessary adapter fittings and supply tubes at The instructions should be provided with these parts. Be sure to measure what must be connected before buying the fittings or adapters.  All Phoenix threaded shanks are 1/2. iron pipe size (IPS). The distance to the wall or the floor lines should be measured. You also need to know the size of any fittings. Taking a sketch to the store salesman might be helpful.

Phoenix Faucet Installation

  • Hand tightening is all that’s necessary for most faucet installations. However, you may need plumber’s putty, thread tape, and an allen wrench or screw driver for handles to complete a faucet installation.

Phoenix Faucet Repairs

The necessary tools you may need to repair your Phoenix Faucet are Allen wrench, Channel locks, Crescent wrench, Flat or Phillips head screwdriver, Pipe joint compound, pumber’s putty, soft cloth, and PTFE tape. But please be aware you do not want to use tools for plastic connections, those should all be hand tightened only. No sealant of any kind should be used between the tailpiece nut and the faucet shank.