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Pipe from wall too low to go into vanity

As you can see by the photo my pipe from the wall is too low to enter the back of the vanity. How can I fix this without cutting the drywall?
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Abs shower drain wtih 2 90° elbow to p-trap in shower drain

I am rebuilding shower, and i have a little issue with drain, I need to move it back and to left, the only way to do it as I figured it out it's to put 2 90° degree elbow together than in to p-trap,I ...
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Will this sink piping configuration result in standing water in the pipe?

I recently had a contractor put in a new sink and disposal along with the piping. The disposal tailpipe is just barely above the drain pipe, however the p trap doesn't go straight out. Is there a ...
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Drain trap leaking at compression joint

After finally resolving a leak at the connection of the wall tube to the stub out (see the brass waste adapter), I installed a new p-trap to resolve a leak connecting the j-bend to the wall tube. ...
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Attaching new drain trap to a galvanized stub out

I am replacing a vanity in my bathroom. The brass p-trap from the old sink was connected to the galvanized stub out as seen below. While there haven't been any leaks that I'm aware of, the slip nut ...
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Connecting standpipe to 1 1/2" brass waste pipe?

I am remodeling a 100-year-old house, adding plumbing for a washing machine and condensing dryer. I'm installing the washing machine and dryer in the basement. In the location where I want it to go, ...
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New sink drain not aligned with trap

Just had a new sink installed in my bathroom and the drain hole on this new sink is centered compared to my old sink which was off center and further back. When I look underneath the sink the P trap ...
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P trap for laundry

I'm working on the drain for my laundry, and there isn't enough space to fit a vertical drain pipe above the P trap. Is the vertical pipe coming in being slightly offset going to be an issue with the ...
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Clean-out plug in p-trap won't screw back on

I had to remove the clean-out plug of a sink P-trap to clear a clog. Underneath, there was hardened sediment that I had to break apart with a small knife. Now that I have the drain cleared, the clean-...
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How to remove old p-trap clean-out plug

I have a slow draining bathroom sink that backs up into my bathtub and vice versa. I have removed what I thought was the clean-out plug, but there is move metal beneath. Maybe I only removed the ...
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How to repair shower p-trap

The P-trap in our master shower has apparently broken. We were getting a sewer gas smell coming out of it when we used the guest shower so we had a plumber come out and have a look. He did a "smoke ...
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Installing drain saddle for Reverse Osmosis (RO) system in brass metal pipes

I am trying to install a reverse osmosis RO system under the kitchen sink. The pipes are all metal (brass, I suppose but not sure). where can I install the drain saddle? The instructions with the RO ...
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Venting a double kitchen sink (converting from an S trap to a P trap with AAV in a tight space)

I'm replacing my double kitchen sink and replacing an S trap with a P trap. There is no vent nearby that I can tie into easily, so I'm going with an under sink AAV. Issue is, I don't have much space ...
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Is my sink P-trap too low?

Just put a new sink in and was not lucky enough to have the plumbing line up. I have it roughed in and wanted some insight/opinions on whether this will work, or what I need to do to fix it. I have a ...
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Can a plumbing vent start in the horizontal where it connects to drain line?

I'm laying out my shower drain and it initially was going to look like this: Fairly straightforward. Shower into p-trap, vent coming out of top of drain line over to wall to be vented, all connected ...