When replacing a faucet aerator, the most important thing to ascertain is which model you are dealing with. We differentiate between faucet aerators with housing, those with integrated thread, or models in special designs. It may be necessary to remove an existing aerator for cleaning, or to replace it with a new one – for example because the stream is no longer straight.
How to replace a faucet aerator with housing:
With the coin slot versions of the faucet aerators, you can use a coin to assist with replacement. For more information, see
NEOPERL rectangular faucet aerators with aerated stream can be replaced.
In order to replace a rectangular faucet aerator simply and easily, make sure you use the right key.
Models with a laminar flow cannot be removed without damage; you should therefore only replace them if they do not function correctly.
Undo the screw at the back of the faucet with a suitable Allen wrench.
Press the faucet aerator slightly inwards so that the service key can be inserted more easily.
Attach the service key very carefully, otherwise the aerator or the key could be damaged. The key must be either hooked or clicked into place.
Carefully draw the rectangular faucet aerator out of the faucet. To do so, pull the key diagonally forwards to release the aerator, and then pull the key downwards in the tilted position.
To reinstall the rectangular faucet aerator correctly, it is essential to follow these steps:
Please note: the rectangular faucet aerator in size 24.5 x 9 mm does not require a grub screw and can be simply pushed into the spout.
Find out about our various service keys and which aerator models they fit.
Would you like to know which aerator model is in front of you? Then the Neoperl Identification App is just the thing for you.
Here you can find out all about faucet aerators, their features and functions, and which standards and approvals they meet.