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Old 02-04-2018, 12:32 PM   #21
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Looks like the ptrap has to hold 10 pounds of water before it can drain.

Has the counter dropped in elevation from the weight of the water in the line?

Is there any room for cleaning products under there?

Did you have to put the trash can in the fridge since there was no room under the sink?

Just busting your chops........
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Old 02-04-2018, 12:44 PM   #22
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Looks like the ptrap has to hold 10 pounds of water before it can drain.
That's for darn sure true!
Has the counter dropped in elevation from the weight of the water in the line? No, but I did have a client who's kitchen floor ('postrophe police) started sinking after he installed granite tops.



Is there any room for cleaning products under there? My dear sweet wife had so much crap stored under there it's a miracle I noticed the water leak before it started cascading out the door.

Did you have to put the trash can in the fridge since there was no room under the sink? We have ten chickens, a dog and a cat. No trash can required. Do keep dump trailer parked under window over sink for them we rare occasions though.

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Old 02-04-2018, 02:39 PM   #23
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What is it about spell check and changing words after you hit send. I check my posts as I type and make sure they are correct. You hit send and it gets all jumbled up.

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Yeah! That one really got worked over. I did that on my kindle, tried to put my responses in red, but, well, you see how it ended up.
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This is a complete re-do....Shorten the tailpieces until your trap and wall arm line up the way they are suppose to. Work backwards from the wall to figure tailpiece lengths. That's the way I do it. Use the correct washers on each joint and you don't need putty.
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Thats ugly. But hey, no leaks, lol

I never use putty or sealers and always warn HO's not to pack those areas full of chit. People (esp. women) love to cram under-sink areas full of stuff and everyone seems to bang the garbage can around in there too. Then the sucker leaks.

I never really understood why they call those gizmos a P-trap. It's either a U-trap or a T-Trap. Maybe it's a sideways laying down "P" missing some parts but it's not a freaking P. At all. Technically.
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Thats ugly. But hey, no leaks, lol

I never use putty or sealers and always warn HO's not to pack those areas full of chit. People (esp. women) love to cram under-sink areas full of stuff and everyone seems to bang the garbage can around in there too. Then the sucker leaks.

I never really understood why they call those gizmos a P-trap. It's either a U-trap or a T-Trap. Maybe it's a sideways laying down "P" missing some parts but it's not a freaking P. At all. Technically.
There's maximum trap arm lengths and minimums...most people know the max but not the 2 times pipe diameter minimum...hence why it's called a p-trap. Anything else would be an s-trap.
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Tried out a new plumber on this, and he was awesome.

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What were his first words??
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Thanks for not making get access through cabinet

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Dr. Seuss is easily my favourite plumber!
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That's just not very pretty..
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I could fill up three more pages with pics from my house that are fit for the wall of shame.

I'm slowly improving it overall. But with some things, you gotta do the best you can with the hand that's dealt.

Functionally, this is a big improvement. But the house ain't never gonna be perfect, esp to look at.

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