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I wish I could figure out how to load a picture that’s a small enough file to explain but hoping someone can understand what I’m saying here. I have a ring of water around the entire perimeter of the waste seat at the bottom of the sink bowl with new faucet/drain combo I have installed. I would think tightening it more (to bend the waste seat toward the center of the hole) may work but don’t its fairly tight and I’m a bit worried I could over tighten and have an instant regret. drain

  • Hello, and welcome to Home Improvement. If you upload your picture to an external site, and edit in the link, someone will be along to edit in the picture. – Daniel Griscom May 17 at 12:04
  • Is there a recessed area in sink bottom that the drain sits in? – Kris May 17 at 13:12
  • No bending should occur in order for a drain to seat properly. – Kris May 17 at 13:18
  • Ok I think I was just able to load the picture. And yes there is a recessed area in the bottom of the sink. It is sitting within the recess as well, not proud at all – Grant Thomas May 18 at 13:14
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I'm not sure there's an answer to this, other than installing a slightly larger drain kit, or one that isn't so convex. Perhaps after cleaning it a few times with a scotch brite pad it will have less surface tension.

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