how to replace a sink trap

How to Replace the Sink Trap Correctly

The sink trap (P-trap), that essential curved drainpipe situated beneath your sink, plays a crucial role in preventing leakages, blockages, and corrosion. Over time, wear and tear can take their toll, but fear not – replacing a P-trap is a relatively simple task. This guide will walk you through the process, ensuring your sink remains leak-free and functioning smoothly. Table of Contents Materials You’ll Need: Pliers New tailpiece Tail piece washer Slip nut Tee fitting (for double basin sinks) Pipe lubricant Trap arm Slip joint pliers Step 1: Removing the Old Drain Assembly Begin by dismantling the old drain assembly from the top down. Employ pliers to carefully unscrew any stubborn slip nuts. This dismantling process is crucial for smooth replacement. Step 2: Attaching the […]

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