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Seal bathroom sink drain to vanity/wall

I'd like to seal the hole in the wall/vanity where the drain goes to. I assume there is some sort of circle cap that I could glue there. The reason is that I feel a current of air going out of there....
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pipe leakage in the sink

I have this sink in my laundry room, and it started water-leaking a few days ago. After checking it seemed to me that the joint part between the sink hole and the pipe was a gasket, which was ...
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How do fix this pop up drain stopper in the sink

The thing goes from and cannot move up
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Bathroom Sink up to code?

My bathroom sink has no overflow drain hole, (not sure what the proper term is)is this up to code for an apartment in California, specifically LA County?
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Shave ceramic hole instead of re-cutting

I have no earthly idea why the previous orders did this. For our sink they cut the sides 1.5 inches (left), and the middle 1.25 inch. Our new faucet comes with these to go into the hole as a ...
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How to build a sinkhole simulation? [closed]

I'm doing a science project on sink holes and I don't have an idea on how to build one. I want to test different methods of creating a sinkhole.
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Who Should Fill a Sinkhole?

I've got a sinkhole in my back yard of a tear down home (torn down from an old duplex from 1950 and rebuilt). The hole is about 5 feet wide and 4 feet deep. The corner of the deck has sunk in the hole ...
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Is this a “Dumping pit” by the builder and who is resposible to pay for this house was built 1998

I have a large rectangular area in my back yard. Over a year now, the county told me that by the pictures that I sent them, that is was a "dump pit" that the builder used while building the ...
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Small geyser coming out of the basement floor

My house is 40 years old. I have had basement flooding issues for years. With heavy rain, water comes out of my floors. I have a sump pump that takes care of it. Despite knowing better, Ive been able ...
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Can you use the actual sink to route an undermount sink hole in a butcher block counter?

I plan to install an undermount sink in a new butch block counter top that is 1 1/8" thick. In order to cut the sink hole, could I simply attach the undermount sink to the counter in the correct ...
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Where could the water be coming from found in this hole my dogs dug?

My puppies have been digging in our yard mainly one specific area for awhile. The other day I noticed my puppy's feet were wet. I went to the hole and found water had filled in. It is only about a 1 ...
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How can I find a sink that will fit where an old sink was?

We wish to rid ourselves of an 'American Standard Americast' kitchen sink and go with an over-the-counter sink. We have a granite counter top that cannot be changed and therein lays an issue as the ...
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Should I cap off my clogged kitchen pipe at the wall or after the p-trap?

A member of my household thought our garbage disposal was a magic ray gun that obliterated anything poured down its black hole. The plumber cleared a glue-like substance from the pipes underneath the ...
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How do I fill a recurring sinkhole in the rainforest of Hawai'i?

Aloha! My 12x20' outdoor bedroom has a sinkhole below it. The land is lava rock and here, the lava rock was bulldozed, so it was all broken up and indeed, there are lava tubes around these parts. The ...
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Large sinkhole getting larger [closed]

I live in central Florida. I had a sinkhole 10' long by 2' wide by 6' deep. 3 years later it is now 25'L x 8'W x 2'D. Growing at this rate, from previous postings, it seems to be an underground ...