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A friend of mine recently purchased a portable washer that hooks up to the sink. Are you sure this won't work for you, instead? It would avoid having to tear out cabinets, etc. to put an appliance never designed to be put in a kitchen, where it shouldn't be. It might be somewhat in the way when in use, but avoids taking up cabinet space when not in use, as ...


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BMitch's answer is more likely to be your problem but ... One other possibility: the trap is dry due to lack of use. It doesn't sound like your situation but if you have a tub, as an example, that isn't used often, the trap can dry out. Once it dries out, you'll hear a lot more noise from the plumbing. Simply put a quart of water down any infrequently ...


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The gurgling typically happens with a vent pipe blockage. Without a source of air to follow behind the rushing water, a vacuum is created that will result in gurgling. You may be seeing that now if the vent pipe is partially blocked and there isn't enough air to support the faster flow. It may be necessary to snake out the vent pipe from the roof and/or run ...



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