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Whether you're reinstalling your now-clean aerator or a brand new one, the installation is as simple as screwing the assembled aerator onto the end of the faucet. Simply slide it into position and screw it in. This photo shows the completed installation with water flowing freely and under the control of a clean, unclogged flow restrictor.

Cleaning or replacing a faucet aerator is one of the easiest do-it-yourself plumbing tasks. If you find that you must clean your home's aerators frequently, you may have larger problems on your hands than the occasional clog. If so, installing a whole house sediment filter may be necessary.

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