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Replacing kitchen faucet hose in tight space with nonstandard plumbing?

I can't remove the hose from underneath... What sort of faucet house connection is this, and how do I remove it? Looking up at base of faucet:
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How to hook up this kitchen drain?

I'm trying to use flexible hose drain pipes that came with the sink. How do I attach this pipe to the wall drain? Also, Can I attach dishwasher drain to this inlet - I believe its originally designed ...
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Are all plastic compression fittings interchangeable?

I need to rework the plumbing under my kitchen double sink. Currently, it consists of one brass drain pipe along with all ABS pipe and compression joints. Can I replace the pieces I need with their ...
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Can I move a kitchen waste vent? If so what is allowed?

I an adding a large opening between my kitchen and living room just above countertop level, but realized the sink vent is there. I want to move it ~30" away. See photos. My plan would be to use two ...
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What's the name for this piece attached to the kitchen faucet hose?

Some time ago, I had a lot of rust and debris come into our plumbing due to some maintenance work my city did. Since then, my kitchen faucet cold water has been coming in pretty slowly. When I finally ...
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Sealing a sprayer faucet leak?

I've had a sprayer faucet in my kitchen sink since I bought the house over 8 years ago. Somewhat recently it sprung a little leak on the right side. Today I noticed that this leak has expanded from ...
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Franke Ascona kitchen tap dripping with intermittent flow

My Franke Ascona kitchen tap (only 2.5 yrs old) recently started dripping from the faucet. Pretty sure it’s the hot side that’s dripping as water is tepid or room temp rather than ice cold. Dismantled ...
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Fixing a kitchen sink pipe that is leaking

I have a pipe on the kitchen sink that is leaking as shown in the picture below: Would it be enough to just tighten the bold from where the leak starts (in which case I need to buy a pipe wrench) or ...
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Looking for a Kitchen Sink Hole Cover with a opening [closed]

I installed a DrinkPod that connects to my cold water link under the sink. I routed the hose through an unused hole in our kitchen counter top. Is there a Sink Hole Cover, but maybe with a smaller ...
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Should I thread tape counter-clockwise on kitchen sink shut off valve?

Just bought Decor Star TPC11-TB kitchen faucet. In the instructions, it directs you to use Teflon tape on the shut off valve before installing the water supply lines. However, it says to thread in the ...
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How to clear outbound blockage using the snake/auger?

If there is any information that I can provide to help make this a better question or to assist in getting a better answer please let me know in the comments and I will update. Please check out ...
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How can I disconnect this brass fitting on my kitchen faucet?

I'm replacing at least the handle of a kitchen faucet (possibly the whole thing). Its the type where the spout is standalone, then there's a separate hot/cold combo handle, then a separate sprayer. ...
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How to replace vent tee under kitchen sink

My garbage disposal empties into a trap. Before the trap, my other sink drain joins with a vent tee. I am assuming this in incorrect. Occasionally, the trap does not empty fast enough and water + food ...
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Sink basin gasket leaking

I've got a sink basin installed under granite that looks kindof like this: All around the outside of the sink sandwiched between the basin and the granite is a rubber gasket that has started to fail (...
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blocked sink due to same height of drain outlet?

I recently bought into a new place. It's a fixer-upper, but before my wife and I start the work, we're living in it while we finalize our plans. Our kitchen sink does not drain on its own. We ...
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Why does my sink's strainer bowl connection leak?

I have two kitchen sinks, a P-Trap is indeed located under the floor. The problem I'm experiencing is that with heavy water flow (when open hot or cold water tap at full rate), the leak starts at "red ...
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Garbage disposal not turning on with on/off switch. Water in sink draining in dishwasher. [closed]

My garbage disposal is not coming on and water from the sink is draining in the dishwasher. Do I need an electrician?
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Remove kitchen sink plumbing [closed]

I am currently in the process of rebuilding my kitchen. Removing cabinets was easy, but now I need to remove all the plumbing from the kitchen sink, and I haven't got the slightest clue where to begin....
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How can I replace this P-trap

This metal p-trap in my kitchen has rusted out at the bottom and is leaking. I removed it and in this case the nut goes on the trap side and the piece it connects to is threaded. I'm used to seeing ...
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Is using epoxy this way on a kitchen sink installation/repair acceptable?

I had a new quartz countertop installed, and everything looked very nice. But one day washing the sink I saw that some water was getting between the sink and counter top. I thought, no problem, I'll ...
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Electric sockets directly under water pipes under the sink - Safety

I am in the process of buying a new bungalow. However I have noticed that there is a standard double 13a socket below the plumbing under the sink which is giving me cause for concern. The builder ...
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water drained from one kitchen sink gushes out over another

I have a two-sink combo in the kitchen and it looks like this (sorry for the somewhat gross appearance :-): sometime when i wash dishes by hands, the food residues slow down the water flowing down ...
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Soil stack venting issues

For a little while now we've been hearing at random a loud sucking noise coming from out kitchen sink. This sink is a 1.5 bowl with a washing machine attached. The noise happens at random and ...
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Kitchen faucet low cold water pressure

Can anyone identify the manufacturer of my kitchen faucet from this picture of this logo? The faucet has low pressure of cold water only. Hot water OK.
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Can you identify the model of this faucet?

I know the make is American Standard. It has a spray handle, and is 5 years old or less. I need to buy O-rings for it, and want to be sure I'm getting the right ones.
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What is this dark oily liquid leaking from the drain pipe under my kitchen sink?

I haven't been under my kitchen sink in a while but recently went down there and found some dark oily liquid puddling directly under the drain pipe. It was still wet and had the consistency of WD-40. ...
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Venting kitchen sink around window

Wanting to move a kitchen sink from a wet wall to an exterior wall, under a window. Isn't this the hope of every kitchen remodeler, to be looking out a window while standing in front of a sink? My ...
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How to get a stuck Moen faucet cartridge out?

I have a single-lever Moen kitchen faucet that's 12 yrs old and I'm trying to replace the original cartridge. Moen sent a replacement cartridge (1225 B), that includes a removal tool. I've removed ...
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How to connect sink, dishwasher and washing machine with single water supply?

I am mounting kitchen and in my new apartment I found this kind of water supply tap. I am not sure how I can connect it with all three sink, dishwasher and washing machine. Any help would be ...
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Drain issue with kitchen sink & basement

I have washing machine down at the basement and pipe out the grey water with a pump over to the waste water drain. However, it appears that the water from kitchen sink just above the basement is ...
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Going from dual bowl sink to single bowl

I am going from an old dual bowl sink, which contained a garbage disposal which I am trashing, to a single bowl sink. I have a Y pvc splitter glued to the waste line. Is there a way to cap off one of ...
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Garbage Disposal Electrical Connection

I'm swapping the old garbage disposal at my wife and I's first home. I disconnected the electrical components, but I'm stuck on how to remove this power cord. I doubt it any of these parts came with ...
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Drop in kitchen sink to replace an under mount

I'm looking to replace our current stainless steel under mount kitchen sink with a drop in cast iron. The current sink is 22 x 33 as is the new installed sink (22 x 33). In order to remove the ...
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Backed up kitchen sink drain that gets worse when I run garbage disposal

I have a kitchen sink that is recently backing up when I run the sink. I ran the garbage disposal thinking this would solve the problem but once I turn off water (lots) bubbled up into the sink. If ...
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Trouble with kitchen pull-out faucet universal hose?

(I am using terms as shown in this exploded view) A few months back the hose for my kitchen pull-out faucet broke. I went to the home improvement store and bought a universal replacement hose. I had ...
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How can I lower a dirty arm trap drain(outlet) to accommodate a lower sink?

Similar to many others, I'm installing a new sink that is significantly deeper than the one it is replacing. Due to added sink depth and the location the builder chose to install the original drain - ...
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can I mount the sink 50 cm away from the wall drain hole

let s say I have 250 cm available for my kitchen and the wall drain hole is at 125 cm from the wall, half way. Can i mount the sink away from the wall drain hole say at 70 cm from the wall and have a ...
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What do I use to cap a kitchen sink sprayer hose?

My kitchen sink has a sprayer. I want to remove it. I believe I would need a cap to seal off the connection after I take the sprayer hose off. I saw a few articles saying you need to get a "3/8-inch ...
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Identifying kitchen faucet stem [duplicate]

I have been having a hard time identifying the stem for my kitchen sink. Any input would be appreciated. The How to find a replacement did not help as this stem has 11 points The broach diameter is 0....
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Drain line adapter recommendation for reverse osmosis kit + dishwasher?

I want to put in a reverse osmosis kit under my kitchen sink, and it requires a waste line tied into the main drain line of the kitchen sink. There's already a dishwasher drain line hooked up to the ...
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Do I need an exhaust hole near my sink?

This is how my sink currently looks like. There's this metal cap thing on the right that has slits. It is hooked up to the dishwasher (a brand new Bosch European style one). I have never seen anything ...
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Specific name of this faucet / sink type

I'm having a heck of a time finding a replacement faucet for this sink. I was hoping someone could enlighten me as to if there's a specific name for this type of sink/faucet that might help me locate ...
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Cutting sink boss from granite composite sink

We have a Swanstone composite granite drop in sink. We have a very narrow counter. The sink fits but the sink boss extensions in the front will not be used and I would really like to cut them off to ...
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Piping question for garbage disposal installation

What do I do if the garbage disposal outlet is lower than the wall connection pipe?
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How To Fix Leak Under Sink (Pic)

This pipe under my sink just recently started leaking at a very slow drip. The knob doesn't budge either way, at least not with my hand. Best way to address it? I was thinking I could simply get some ...
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How to detach this faucet sprayer? Photos included

I want to install an extra add on to the sprinkler head, but I'm not sure how do I detach this?
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What to do with airgap on a sink with only one hole?

My wife and I just bought a new house and she's partial to the composite sinks. However, the sink we purchased (and installed) has only one hole for the faucet fixture and not for the airgap. We also ...
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Is it possible to add fluoride to my tap water?

I live in a city without fluoridated drinking water. Do I have any options for adding fluoride to my tap water? I found countless results online for filters that can remove fluoride from tap water, ...
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Can I reuse my sink during a kitchen renovation?

Sometime in the next few years, I'd like to redo my kitchen. But for now, I'd like to replace the beat-up double sink with a new, single sink and a garbage disposal. If I replace the sink now, will ...
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How can I fix this coating on the kitchen sink?

Just moved into this house. The coating on the sink is coming off. I think maybe the sink has been painted, but I am not sure. It is particularly bad around the drain where a larger piece has chopped ...