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happened to me yesterday with a mason jar lid. I filled the other sink and quickly let the water out. The pressure dislodged the obstruction.
Fill void with water and use a toilet plunger. Failing that, you're going to need to drill it and insert a screw.
You need to use a pair of long nose pliers like this: There is also a good bet that an ordinary pair of pliers would do the trick as well:
When you shut off your main (or any valve really but the main is the big one) and turn it back on you can cause debris or sediment that was trapped somewhere in your plumbing to dislodge. It seems to me that some debris might have gotten trapped in that faucet's aerator. Remove it and see if the pressure seems fine. If the pressure seems fine with the ...
Hi thanks for the answers, apparently I didn't have notifications on so just saw them now. Apparently it was not threaded on. I found this out when I broke it off trying to unscrew it. After some searching online on what I was dealing with, it was a chrome plated brass part that was soldered with lead to a cast iron hub. I found some ways to get the lead ...
I have never seen a P-trap with threads like you have here. If the metal is still as thin as any other P-trap out there, you may be able to drive something like a chisel down into the pipe length-wise, not to cut it but to crush the pipe down so it folds the threaded section down into the interior diameter of the P-trap, pretty much allowing the threads to ...
A nearly-full-clogged cold water pipe. Pressure builds in time after the clog (giving the initial full blast) but it cannot sustain the flow (dropping to a trickle).
Does your jurisdiction allow Air-Admittance Valves (aka AAVs or Studor vents)? If it does, this would eliminate the need for an external vent.
You need a basin fixing kit. Like this one.... Screw the coarse threaded part into the stud using a spanner or pair of grips after drilling a suitable sized pilot hole. Slide the basin over the protruding threads, use the plastic washers, followed by the metal ones and nip up the nut gently until just holding. The plastic plugs are there for masonry walls ...
For years, I tried to find the source of my stinky sinks. Not just the kitchen sink, but my bathroom sinks also had a 'sewer odor'. I cleaned sinks, pipes, garbage disposal, etc. I cleaned, poured, disassembled and checked traps, cleaned traps, you name it; I did it. FINALLY, someone suggested that I clean my dishwasher. I never would have thought of this. ...
That sounds like a good problem to have. Go to the store and get a lag screw, and use that instead. Attaching the sink to a stud is preferable, and will offer a more solid install. Hanging a sink from drywall, sounds like a bad idea to begin with. So I'd say you got lucky to hit the stud.
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