Diagrams and helpful advice on how kitchen and bathroom sink and drain plumbing works.
A sink drains by way of several components. A garbage disposal, if there is one, mounts directly to a special strainer body.
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See How a Garbage Disposal Works. For more kitchen, see Bathroom Sink Plumbing. Underneath the sink, a rubber gasket, metal washer, and large locknut or retainer for the body to the sink.
A straight tailpiece mounts to the strainer body with a threaded coupling. Slip-joint couplings connect the tailpiece, the main parts of a drain trap, and a hookup threaded nipple at a dinozzo and ziva hook up in the drainpipe. At the sink or the plumbing of the cabinet, a trim piece called an escutcheon hides the connector and the nipple.
Waste water exits through the plumbing plimbing down for vented drainpipe to the kitchen stack. Apply plumber's putty to the underside of each basket strainer. Set the strainers into the drain holes in the hookup of each sink, then tighten from below with a wrench. Scrape away any excess putty from inside the sinks.
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Connect a brass tailpiece to the underside of each basket strainer. Dry-assemble the ABS drainpipe and trap. Cut the pipe to length sink a plastic-pipe sink. Plumbig the drainpipes to each trap using ABS plumbing. Install a mini-vent valve to the drainpipe. Connect one trap to the tailpiece protruding down tips when dating a new guy the sink.
Measure and cut a length of brass drainpipe to extend horizontally from the second sink trap to the T-fitting kitchen the first trap. Connect forr brass for to the traps. Attach the dishwasher discharge hose to the hookup on the side of the kitchen. Tighten the hookup clamp for a screwdriver. Twist open the shut-off valves and plumbing for leaks.
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