Question: How do you hook up a drain in a bathroom sink?

How do you plumb a bathroom sink drain?

0:251:21how to plumb a new sink drain | quick and easy - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipAnd the thicker gasket. And install it onto the sink drain pipe next install the tube extension.MoreAnd the thicker gasket. And install it onto the sink drain pipe next install the tube extension. Along with the u-shaped. Piece then tighten all the caps. And youre set subscribe.

How do you hook up a sink drain?

1:174:50How to Plumb a Drain - Sink Drain Pipes - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipSlide one of the nuts with the threads facing the down end and then slide another nut on where theMoreSlide one of the nuts with the threads facing the down end and then slide another nut on where the threads facing the opposite. End.

How do I connect drain to bottom of sink?

Start by adding plumbers putty to the underside of the basket strainer and fit it into the drain hole at the bottom of the sink. Then, tighten the nut with a basket wrench to secure it in place. You can then fit a brass tailpiece onto the bottom of the basket strainer, reconnect the drainpipes, and youre done!

How do I replace the plumbing in my bathroom sink?

0:381:52How to Replace a Sink Trap | Plumbing | The Home DepotYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipTo do this first attach the fitting with slip washers and nuts. Then apply pipe lubricant on theMoreTo do this first attach the fitting with slip washers and nuts. Then apply pipe lubricant on the slip washer to ensure a tighter. Fit. Now its time to attach the trap arm to the drain stub.

Can a toilet and sink share the same drain?

Without the upper vent portion of the pipe, water locks can form in the drain system. The sink vent serves both the sink and the toilet. The configuration depends upon your bathroom layout and the direction of the floor joists, but connect the sink drain to the toilet drain within 6 feet of the toilet, if possible.

Should I use plumbers putty or silicone?

Both plumbers putty and silicone are sealing compounds designed to provide a water tight fit for pop up drains, sink strainers, undersides of fittings, showers and drains. Plumbers putty is more traditional while silicone caulking is a more modern product, but either one (in most cases) can get the job done.

What is the standard drain size for a bathroom sink?

1.25 inches While a bathroom sinks design and overall size may vary from one model to the next, the drain holes are fairly standard, 1.25 inches being a general standard, with widths of 1.5 inches and 1.625 inches also common. The size of the hole helps determine which size drain is needed for that particular sink.

What is P-trap under sink?

The p-trap under sink plumbing pipe serves the function of capturing a small amount of water inside your drainpipes after the sink is used. This plug prevents sewer gases from coming up the wastewater line and out the sink.

Are all bathroom sink stoppers the same size?

There is no universal drain hole diameter that applies to every bathroom sink, but 1 1/2 inches is the most common size for a bathroom sink drain opening, according to Signature Hardware. Some bathroom sinks have a slightly narrower opening at 1 1/4 inches, while others are a bit wider at 1 5/8 inches.

What size is the drain and trap for a bathroom sink?

Traps come in 1- 1/4 inch (standard bathroom sink) or 1-1/2 inch (standard kitchen sink) inside diameter sizes.

Why does under my bathroom sink smell?

Why Does My Bathroom Sink Smell? A P-trap is the curved portion of pipe under the sink. Its supposed to create a seal by holding water, which prevents sewer gases from getting into the bathroom. If the P-trap isnt working properly, sewer gasses can make their way into the bathroom and cause your sink to stink.

What is the pipe under the bathroom sink called?

p-trap The U-shaped bend in your drain pipe is called the p-trap. This pipe is also referred to as a trap. However, the term trap can refer to a number of plumbing fixtures that serve similar purposes.

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