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Where is screw/mechanism to disassemble Mico 7705 kitchen faucet?

I need to replace the cartridge on my Mico 7705 kitchen faucet - it's been leaking. I cannot discern any screws cleverly hidden or figure out what would twist or pop off. I've found the user manual ...
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Kitchen sink clogged

Sink is clogged. Took out air admittance valve and it works fine. Added new one and it clogged again. Outside there's not clog. I don't know what else to do
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Low water flow from kitchen faucet

We installed a new faucet about 2 years ago and all was working well. It is a Krause single side handle. Recently we noticed that the flow rate had decreased for the cold side. After a few more days ...
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Can chemicals soak into a steel sink and cause health issues?

I wonder…I have a 20 years old stainless kitchen sink in good condition. Somebody poured Green Gobbler into the sink. Green Gobbler is a drain clog dissolver (supposed to be kitchen sink safe and non-...
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Any idea how to remove this metal slip joint nut form kitchen sink pipe?

the silver connector in the pic not able to unassemble, it just turns together with the bottom pipe, I have no idea how can I remove it. Any idea? Thanks a lot!
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Caulk or readjust sink?

We installed an undermount farmhouse sink, and used liquid nails to attach it to the support. That turned out to be a mistake since it’s sitting about 0.25” lower than it should. The question is: can ...
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Can I safely free up this kitchen countertop hole?

Our kitchen sink has an extra faucet hole, where I'd like to install a small tap for filtered water. But there is a stub of some old fixture in the hole. (I don't know what this thing is so I am just ...
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Single Basin Disposal Plumbing

I added a new deep basin sink recently and didn't think it thru enough. Due to the new depth, the disposal outlet will sit 6.5" below the bottom of the sink (to the middle of the outlet pipe). ...
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Dealing with build up from galvanic corrosion in supply tees

I opened up the wall behind my kitchen sink during a major remodel to find iron nipples in threaded brass fittings. Here is an image with labels: I removed the iron nipples from both cold water ...
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faucet spins after using hot water, how can i keep it fixed in place?

this faucet needs to spin, but after using hot water, or rotating too far, the base begins to spin in place. sometimes this causes leaking issues the plumbing underneath the sink since it all spins ...
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Part Identification

I'm replacing the kitchen sink and noticed this part just past the p trap on one of the 2 drains (the side with the disposal). Any idea what this is and what is its propose?
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Slow faucet when water gets hot and does not resume flow

I have a problem with my kitchen faucet: If the pipes have cooled off, it runs as fast as the cold side. As the pipes warm up, and warm water starts flowing, it slows down. As long as the water is ...
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Is flow direction through fittings important when fitting PVC or ABS pipe?

I am replacing the rusted out plumbing (drain, p trap, tee, trap adapters, 45 degree elbow) under my kitchen sink with ABS, but I notice that some fittings offer a choice of hub or spigot connections. ...
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Insinkerator Hot Water Heater vent problem

The vent tube on my white (latest model?) Insinkerator keeps detaching (blowing off under pressure?) causing leakage inside the cabinet. Is the problem likely to lie in the faucet/tap or the heater ...
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Is there regular maintenance that can be done to help maintain open kitchen drain lines?

Is there regular maintenance that can be done to help maintain clean kitchen drain lines? In this case, there is a disposal, but only used for residue as most everything goes into the trash. Nothing ...
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New Kitchen sink poor drainage

After installing a new sink water backs up too quickly. If I remove the whole construction and pour directly into the sewer line it flows fine, so no line clog. I think I did mistake in positioning p-...
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Removing Moen kitchen faucet aerator

My Moen kitchen faucet has an aerator that none of the standard aerator keys seem to fit. I've attached a picture of it below. Maybe Moen did this purposefully to make people need to replace the ...
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Removing kitchen sink strainer with no lock nut and no threads,, only thumb screws and a metal ring

One of the strainers in my kitchen sink (the side without the garbage disposal) started leaking in the putty/gasket area. After seeing a bunch of videos about how to replace it, I attempted to do the ...
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Installing a Reverse Osmosis (RO) system under sink, should the feed connection go after or before the dishwasher connection?

Not sure if it matters, but do I connect the RO systems feed water connection before or after the dishwasher feed water connection. Also, where’s the best place to put the drain saddle?
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Replacing Grout Around Kitchen Sink

first time poster, hope someone can help. The grout around my kitchen sink is old and broken, and I'd like to replace it. Not sure if it would be better with grout or caulk (I've never used grout, ...
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Purpose of thin bendable copper tubing under kitchen sink

The cold water line under my kitchen sink goes to a splitter (labeled "A" in the picture) with two ouputs and my question is what is the purpose of the output labeled "C" which is ...
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Drain pipe too high for garbage disposal

They just installed granite countertops with deep sinks. Now if I reconnect everything together the drain pipe from the wall is too high. Short of cutting open the wall and lowering the drain pipe (...
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How do you get rid of very strong stale odors coming out of a sink with garbage disposal?

We redid our kitchen within the last year and our sink has a garbage disposer and a dishwasher next to the disposer. Recently, we have been smelling very stale odors that we think are coming from the ...
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I removed my double sink's drain pipe and now I can't get it back on properly

Pipe had been clogging regularly ever since we had it installed, opening and poking around the cleanout tap stopped improving the situation.it was filled with tons of sludge and fat residues I removed ...
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Plumbing a dual kitchen sink path

This dual kitchen sink is causing a bunch of problems, mainly clogging up at the S bend. I am a complete noob when it comes to plumbing, have never plumbed anything before and have no knowledge about ...
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Kitchen sink tap

I try to replace the tap myself but not successful. I just only remove the flexible pipe. Please see attached photo showing the tap details. Could anybody see this type of tap? And how to remove it? ...
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Possible to fill in porcelain sink depression so that water stops pooling?

My porcelain kitchen sink somehow got a slight depression in it, causing water to pool in a roughly 7" x 7" area. I'm considering replacing the sink to solve this, but I'm hoping there's ...
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How to figure out how far back a kitchen sink goes when the underside is not exposed?

I'd like to replace my kitchen sink with one of the same dimensions. However, there is wood cabinetry concealing the entire underside of the sink. Perhaps it is standard to have the same sink wall ...
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How to install sink waste line with limited room between garbage disposal with an AAV required

Issue I'm trying to install the waste lines to attach my sink to the sewer line. This is complicated by my garbage disposal being directly in front of my wall hubs, forcing me to divert the lines ...
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Diverter valve in Glacier Bay two handle kitchen faucet

My kitchen sprayer works fine, but I now only get a trickle from the spout. Still only a trickle after removing the spout. I'm assuming the diverter valve either needs to be cleaned or replaced, but ...
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What brand is a kitchen sink with this logo?

I'm trying to identify a kitchen sink. We try to replace it, but want to keep the granite counters, so we need to find the same brand with the same line so that the dimension matches It has a logo on ...
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Kitchen sink water pipes installed, not cloged but water does not drain at all

I installed the new pipes after the old ones broke. They are all installed as the old ones, but somehow the water doesn't drain at all. See pictures: (click to enlarge) I believe that everything is ...
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Which sanitary tee for kitchen sink plumbing?

I am planning to lower the height of my kitchen drain outlet from the wall in order to accommodate a garbage disposal but I am unsure of which sanitary tee to use. My current plan is to use a 2 x 2 x ...
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Garbage Disposal - Water Shoots Up Non-Disposal Side

Understand this is asked often. Each case is different though and have not found someone with my plumbing configuration (see pictures). So when we turn on garbage disposal we get water shooting up ...
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What to do to sink cabinet so that water won't leak under it

I recently had water leak from the pipe connector that connects the faucet and the dishwasher under the kitchen sink. There was a cabinet under the sink, and there was a big hole in the cabinet's ...
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HansGrohe lacuna faucet low water pressure

I have a Hans Grohe Lacuna faucet. We love it, but it's started to run slow recently. There's a filtered water tap that uses the same cold water supply, and it's running fine. I assume it's the ...
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Remove kitchen sink drain pipes

I am trying to remove the kitchen sink to replace it. Its drain pipes are showed in the following photo: Anyone know how to remove these pipes from the sink? It doesn't look like I can turn the part ...
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Faucet adapter not fitting /screwing in

I am trying to attach a faucet adapter to my kitchen sink to allow me to add a touch-less adapter. I made some mistakes on sizes and finally arrives at M16 female (on faucet side) to M22 male (for ...
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Am I installing the drain saddle for a single bowl sink in the right location?

I’m trying to install a drain saddle for my reverse osmosis system and only have a single bowl and the instructions are written for a dual sink. Is B the proper location for me to install the drain ...
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garbage disposal still works but the sink just does not drain

The garbage disposal under the kitchen sink still runs, but the sink just does not drain. What can the reason, do I have to open the garbage disposal? Are there any easy ways to fix?
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Why does my sink disposal come loose from the locking ring?

I am having a hard time installing a new insinkerator in a new sink. I followed all the steps in installation manual and set the flange. When I try to mount the motor to the flange, it basically wont ...
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What are these extra tubes underneath the kitchen sink faucet?

I know the two tubes on the left side and right side of Arrow 1 are for cold and hot water. But what's the tube pointed by Arrow 1 for? What about the tube pointed by Arrow 2? It seems like Arrow 3 ...
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Hot water always coming after cold in vented tap system

I moved to an apartment in Luxembourg (which uses german-style plumbing) with a vented tap kitchen sink. The issue I'm having is that when I close the tap after using the cold water, for a few seconds ...
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How can I remove a porcelain sink from a granite counter?

I'd like to replace my kitchen sink. It is a drop-in porcelain, mounted in a granite tile countertop. It has been there almost 20 years. The tile is in great shape and I would like to avoid ...
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Unknown kitchen tap aerator needed

I need a new aerator for this kitchen tap, but I can't identify the correct type required. I have a standard fitting that fits the thread, but it doesn't interface with the narrow pipe directly like ...
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What is the difference between food-grade caulk and caulk labeled for kitchen use?

I want to caulk the edges of my kitchen sink. Since I use the sink regularly to wash food and do dishes, I want to make sure there won't be contamination. I am considering 2 types of caulk. This food-...
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Help me remove kitchen sink cabinet plumbing

I am removing a sink cabinet temporarily to demolish the tile floor under it. The cabinet is going away in about a month when new kitchen cabinets arrive, so after demolishing the floor, I need to put ...
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garbage disposal relocation

Complete newbie to DIY-ing as well as Plumbing. My wife and I decided to upgrade our kitchen sink and we chose a single basin, 9" deep model. I've been reading a lot on plumbing best practices ...
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Drain pipe through floor joist

I'm moving my sink. And I have to run my drain pipe through my floor joist or cabinets. My floor joist are 2×8's. Can I run a 2 inch pipe through them. And if i did run them through my joist would it ...
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Do I need to cut stone countertop for kitchen sink?

I am looking to replace my top mount kitchen sink with another top mount sink that is 5cm bigger on the left-hand side, this only really affects the drying area, and the sink and waste disposal fit ...

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