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Kitchen drain hook up


Whether you're installing an entirely new kitchen sink or trying to fix some broken hardware, every kitchen sink needs a functioning drain.

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In the following set of instructions, you will learn how to install a kitchen sink drain and drainage pipes. Prepare your work space.

Shut off hot and cold water to the sink and clean area under sink bowl. Apply a thin beading of plumbers putty around the circumference of the hole Kitchen drain hook up the sink bowl. Insert the top half of drain insert into the hole in the sink bowl. Apply rubber gasket, cardboard ring and metal fastener to the underside of sink drain and tighten.

Remove the excess plumbers putty from inside sink bowl around the drain.

Repeat this whole process if your sink has more than 1 drain. Roughly install the drainage pipe. Do not glue black ABS drainage pipe while roughly installing the pipe.

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Locate the drain pipe coming from the floor or wall and rough in your drainage pipe from your kitchen sink drain to the drainage pipe. Be sure to include a P-trap located as close to the drainage pipe that is coming out of the wall or floor as possible. Include a dishwasher drain attachment if needed.

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Location and orientation of drain pipes differ from job to job. Disassemble drain configuration and lay it out in the design that it will be installed. Install the drainage pipe. Starting from the drainage pipe coming out of the wall or floor Kitchen drain hook up gluing the piped piece by piece ensuring proper orientation.

Read the ABS cement cautions and labels before use.

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ABS cement dries within seconds after pieces are inserted together. Do not install final ABS pipe located directly before the metal sink drain.

Prepare a brass "Kitchen drain hook up" attachment by inserting the pipe into the fastener and lay plastic gasket inside opening. Loosen the fastener on the ABS pipe-metal sink drain connector and insert the brass pipe into it.

Attach brass fitting to sink drain and tighten. Do not tighten ABS pipe-metal sink drain attachment. Turn hot and cold water back on. Run water for 5 minutes assuring no leaks are present.

Answer this question Flag as Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. Tips If ABS drainage pipe leaks from a glued joint, cut with a hack saw and install new fittings.

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If leaks come from metal drain insert, tighten fittings until leak stops. Warnings Wear safety glasses when using ABS cement and hack saw. ABS cement cures within seconds. Turn hot and cold water off while installing drain to be sure water does not accidentally turn on. Drains Print Edit Send fan mail to authors.

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