Kitchen faucet for a mobile home

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Old 12-29-18, 06:58 PM
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Kitchen faucet for a mobile home

Okay, I'm totally lost here. A widow who attends our church with us, lives in a mobile home. Her kitchen faucet is leaking and beyond repair ..... the housing is cracked. We have the water turned off in her kitchen and need to replace the faucet. I know about Delta & Moen faucets for stick build homes, but what brand or designation should I look for in a faucet for a mobile home???
 
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Old 12-30-18, 05:03 AM
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The faucets are the same. Pretty much the only difference is the piping that comes to the faucet. IF any of the piping needs to be replace you MIGHT have to get creative with adapters and such. If I'm not mistaken the newer MHs [after the 80s] have more standard piping. What shape is the countertop in? If it's a leak other than a spout drip the particle board portion of the top might be toast.
 
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Old 12-30-18, 05:23 AM
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I would not install another mobile home faucet. They are oddballs. Just install a standard faucet. They tend to be higher quality and parts much more available. Before going to buy the new faucet take a close look at the valves and piping under the sink to see if it's standard. If it's not you might need to adapt.
 
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Old 12-30-18, 05:31 AM
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PD brings up a good point and while not limited to MHs, there are some ultra cheap faucets on the market that are made of plastic - you want the guts to be brass. The cheap faucets often don't last more than a year.
 
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Old 12-30-18, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Pilot Dane View Post
I would not install another mobile home faucet. They are oddballs. Just install a standard faucet. They tend to be higher quality and parts much more available. Before going to buy the new faucet take a close look at the valves and piping under the sink to see if it's standard. If it's not you might need to adapt.
I'm totally agree with him. Faucets cost anywhere from $20 to 600. Generally in mobile homes they use the cheap plastic that is coated in chrome which is about the $20 variety.
 
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Old 12-30-18, 03:11 PM
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Thank you one and all! I'll plan to move ahead with a standard faucet and adapt if necessary.
 
 

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