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Can I install a sink sprayer with a bathroom faucet?

I purchased a vessel type sink faucet made for bathrooms and installed it in my kitchen. How can I add a sink sprayer? If it has to be all cold water thats ok, but I think its possible to have a mixer ...
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Can I surface mount a retro wall mount sink in any way?

I just bought a vintage 1950's tub, toilet and sink. (the toilet and sink are "new" in the box.. never installed! ) This is the square wall mount type that has legs in the front for support. ...
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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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Removed old vanity and installed new vanity and there is limited space to install new P-trap

As noted, I have installed the new vanity, and the space between the new sink drain and the wall is very limited (4.5 inches to center of the new sink drain). I thought I could just go on the other ...
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How to replace the copper connector under the bathroom faucet

Trying to use the most accurate description: it's a copper connector or supply line that connects directly to the faucet that breaks with a huge hole. It leaks if I turn on the water. photo 1 shows ...
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P-Trap into Wall Marvel Connector Leaking

I discovered a leak under my bathroom sink. There are two sinks in the bathroom with the same plumbing set up and only the one side is leaking. The water is coming from the marvel connector on the ...
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Cant remove brackets on underside of bathroom sink

I can’t figure out how to remove (or even turn) these brackets. Has anyone seen them or know how to work with these? I’ve done a lot of searching and can’t find anything.
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How to fix rotten wood hole near sink?

I’ve got a nasty hole near the sink. I guess the water gets out after dish washing underneath and rots the wood. Is there a way to fix this without having to replace the whole vinyl? I can probably ...
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Sink faucet only flows when barely open

I closed the hot water valve under my bathroom sink and reopened it last night, and since then I'm seeing a strange problem. If I barely turn on the faucet on hot I get water flow, but if I open the ...
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S Trap conversion - not enough room

I'm getting some gurgling from my kitchen sink which I think is due to this S trap. No ventilation. I want to convert to a P trap, and bring an AAV into the situation but with the current PVC layout ...
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Replacing irregular sink and tap [closed]

I would like to replace with a rectangular single (or double) sink and new tap. Would the rectangular part be cut out of the top left? We like something like this, a clean and deep single rectangular ...
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Installing a vintage bathroom sink

I recently purchased this vintage sink that was mounted in a cabinet vanity. I am wondering if it is possible to wall mount this and if anyone has any ideas on what I may need. I was thinking about ...
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Small dry well for secondary bathroom?

I have a very small quarter bathroom that I’d like to convert into a half bath by adding a very small corner sink for hand washing. The problem is that the bathroom floor is concrete that would have ...
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How do I fix a chrome bathroom faucet comprimised by toilet bowl cleaner

I used toilet bowl cleaner and a toothbrush and it started to turn like this. is there something I can use to fix it. I don't know what to do, I need help I think this is a chrome faucet I don't know ...
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Will adding a second sink in a bathroom with only one sink currently reduce the water pressure?

We have two bathrooms that have plenty of space to each add a second sink on the vanity. So essentially: Master Bathroom currently has 1 sink, we want to turn it into a Jack&Jill Guest Bathroom ...
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In a tight spot with Venting a bar sink in basement

We're adding a bar sink into the basement of our house while we are finishing it. The location is at a place where we can attach to the drain just fine. The issue I am running into is that I am not ...
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Under sink has cylindrical fixture instead of J-pipe, what is it and how to clear it out?

Part of my problem is not knowing the names of what I'm referring to, so feel free to suggest title edits please. A bathroom sink is draining very slowly after someone bearded shaved, despite them ...
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Drain for basement utility sink

I want to put a utility sink in my basement next to the washing machine. The sewer is about 4 ft off the floor so it will need a pump. There is an existing drain for the washing machine that ...
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Pull-down faucet hose doesn't slide into sink/counter holes

Little bit of a thing here (and also my first time trying anything remotely like a plumbing project): I'm trying to replace a leaky pull-down kitchen faucet hose. I saw it was suggested to take the ...
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Ragged laminate counter edge around under counter sink

Under mounted sink was installed with laminate counter, now laminate edge around sink is fraying and chipping. Can this be fixed? It is a 30 x 16 hole, not sure about the corner radius, too small for ...
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Will a doubled P-trap cause problems if it has a vent between the traps?

Our plumber discovered that the drain pipe under our bathroom sink (which is done properly with a P-trap and vent) has a second P-trap down in the crawl space, which is incorrect. I've been ...
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Raise sink up off pedestal

We have a bathroom sink that sits on a pedestal. We are due for a full bathroom renovation in next couple years, but I need a way to deal with a problem until then. The sink was installed wrong (and/...
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Horizontal Ball Rod Connection Broken

I hope my terminology makes sense. My sink was draining slowly so I tried to remove the horizontal ball rod, and it was stuck tightly. Using a wrench I got it free but the connection to the sink's ...
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I want to replace this old shutoff valve under my sink, but I don't know what kind to get or what precautions to take

I have this valve under my sink that is meant for a dishwasher, but it has a weird size to the outlet and its old, and I want to replace it. The two lines above this one lead into the sink (hot/cold) ...
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Leaking bathroom sink?

My sink is leaking and I’m sure it’s from the lock nut (I’ve put an arrow on the pic at where the water seems to be coming from). Can anyone guide me on how to fix it? (Preferably by replacing the ...
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Should sink overflow be full of water?

I had one of those bowl sinks fitted about a year ago, by a proper bathroom fitter (through Wickes). It was This One I was cleaning it the other day and I took the overflow cover off and found that ...
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Bathroom sink valve drip

Issue: The cold water shut off valve in my bathroom sink has developed a slow drip over the past week. It fills up a medium sized bucket in the span of about a day. The drip seems to be coming from ...
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There are some green gunk near my shut off valves and my sink faucet. Do you think my water warrants for health concerns?

I noticed some green gunk near the warm and cold water shut off valves and the sink faucet. Does the condition of my water warrant for health concerns?
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Refinishing options for metal sink drainplug?

The drain-plug in the sink of my bathroom vanity is made of a plastic base with a metal top (brass by the looks of it) that is chrome plated. The chrome-plating developed some scratches which turned ...
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Possible to install utility sink in this location?

We recently moved into a new (to us) house with an unfinished basement where I would like to install a utility sink. Background: All plumbing runs through the basement, adjacent to the area where I ...
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Old pivot rod assembly, unsure how to remove

I unscrewed the nut holding on the pivot rod assembly under my bathroom sink and noticed what you see in the picture. It appears that the rod is encased in some kind of cork substance. I am not sure ...
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How to remove super tight sink faucet supply hose nut

I am trying to remove this supply line nut but it is on super tight. and because it is connected to a softer pipe just right below it, the whole thing moves along when I try to unscrew the nut so I ...
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Installing bath sink draining for pedestal when drain does not line up

I have install a pedestal sink in my basement half bath. The drain pipe is perpendicular to the sink and the p-trap does not extend out far enough from the pedestal to allow for connecting. What are ...
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How to install sink with overflow hole and tube?

I am installing a drain, and the old drain system has a overflow hole with a tube connecting it to the drain. The new one has no part for the tube to connect to the drain, I think I need a part for ...
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Avoid S-Trap Sink Plumbing

Any suggestions how I avoid an S-Trap when installing my bathroom sink when the drain rough-in is installed coming up through the floor (foundation)? See image below - sink hookup is on the right.
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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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Kitchen sink cabinet size question

What is the minimum width I can use for an under-sink cabinet when using a 30" wide cast iron sink?
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How do I get rid of the sulphur smell from cold water only in one sink?

In my powder room only, I have a strong sulphur smell that comes out of my cold water faucet only. I have a water filtration system for my house but only have this problem in one sink. I have ...
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Garbage disposal flange is leaking

I removed the flange, cleaned the surfaces and used fresh plumbers putty. It still leaked. I did it all again. It still leaks. What am I doing wrong?
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Laundry Sink Drains Slowly

My washing machine drains into a basement sink, which is connected to the same pipe that handles the kitchen sink and dishwasher located upstairs. The drain has never kept up with the washing machine ...
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Removing Drop-in Sink Mounting Clips

I'm attempting to replace an old kitchen sink with a same-size drop in sink, but I'm having trouble removing the old sink clips. Some of them were accessible so I just unscrewed them as expected, but ...
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Simple under-sink plumbing redirect

I have a sliding trash can drawer that would just fit under my sink, were it not for the angle of the plumbing coming out of the sink trap. I could fit the can if the drain pipe—rather than going ...
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Unclogging sink drain

My bathroom sink drain is clogged. I tried to use a hanger to remove whatever was blocking it up, and I got a nice chunk. But, I saw it was still clogged. There is a semi clear piece under the sink ...
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How to fix uneven sink bowl

We have a sink and cabinet we like, but the sink has two spots, one on either side of the drain, where the porcelein has formed a bowl and collects water. So after the sink has "emptied" ...
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Tool to remove faucet?

I am VERY green too DIY work but I am trying to learn :) I am trying to install new sink faucets and I am stuck on removing my old handles. The image below is from under the sink. I cant reach the ...
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Cold Water Tap has High Pressure

Thanks for reading, I appreciate it. In my main floor bathroom, my cold water sink tap has incredibly high pressure. All other water sources in the house seem to have a normal operating pressure. ...
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How to get a granite counter top with sink off a wooden bathroom vanity

I have a standard 37" x 22" granite top with sink on top of a typical bathroom vanity. The sink is cracked and a corner on the top is knocked off. I've found many tops with sink available ...
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Connect three kitchen appliances to same water line?

In the kitchen, I'm trying to connect the sink, dishwasher, and washing machine to the same hot water line. Currently, my hot water has dishwasher and sink are hooked up: https://imgur.com/zgVDJG1 I ...
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Is this plumber's putty?

Is this giant mess made of plumber's putty, and if so, what can I expect to find behind it if I chisel (or Dremel) it off? It has a slow leak so I'd like to fix it, but I'm not sure what it is, and I'...

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