For all you DIY folks who suffer from a leaky p trap under sink, in this video we will show you how to repair it. Plumbing Tools and Plumbing parts in this video:
Plumber’s PVC Saw https://amzn.to/2ReRgsy
Internal PVC Pipe Cutter https://amzn.to/2AeDWLc
Spears P-Trap Adapter with Plastic Nut, 1-1/2″ Hub x 1-1/4″ Slip https://amzn.to/2Ly5tLS
Plastic P-Trap kit: https://amzn.to/2LzQP6L
6″ Extension Tube, White, 1-1/4-Inch: https://amzn.to/2RfQzzf
PVC pipe cable saw: https://amzn.to/2Rc6oHd
Replace your leaking P-trap pipes under the bathroom sink
You may have noticed water collecting on the floor of your vanity underneath your bathroom sink, and you’re wondering, do I have a leaking sink or a leaking p-trap joint? Where going to show you how to stop p trap leaks dead in their tracks.
leaking p trap under bathroom sink
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The first step of your leaking p-trap repair
We need to root cause the source of the p-trap leaking water everywhere, like maybe it’s a leaking p-trap joint. So your leaking p-trap repair starts with feeling around or seeing where the water is dripping. It usually drips from a crack in one of the large plastic nuts that secures to sections of the P-trap together, assuming it is already tightened down and still you have a leaking p trap under bathroom sink.
How to repair p trap:
If you have a p trap leaking under sink, there are a few spots you could have dripping water, like p trap leaking at joint, p trap leaking at threads, or you could have a leaking p-trap where the p-trap pipe enters the P Trap adapter on the end of the drain pipe going into the wall.
leaking p trap connection, is your p trap leaking at nut?
Sometimes a leaking p trap connection can be solved by simply tightening that white nut down a bit more, but if the plastic p-trap nut is tightened down all the way and you still have a leaking p-trap, then it is time for a leaking p trap repair, which is where this video comes in. If have a p trap leaking at nut, time to buy a new p-trap kit and install a new p-trap.
p trap leaking under sink
We’ll show you how to cut the old PVC drain connection off the 1 1/2″ PVC waste drain pipe coming in off the street, using PVC pipe cutting saws, in this DIY project to sop your p-trap leaking under the bathroom sink.
Now install p-trap
In our next step, we cement on the new p-trap adapter onto the 1 1/2″ in PVC drain/waste pipe coming from the wall. Then to install p-trap underneath the bathroom sink, you simply attach the new p-trap into the trap adapter on one end, and into the sink drain/tail pipe in the other end.
Install p trap bathroom sink
Now the vanity sink drain tail pipe needs a 6″ extension tube, shown in the list of parts above. This tube connects the bottom of the sink drain which is higher off the floor of the vanity to the p-trap, which is lower to the floor.
No more p trap leaking under bathroom sink
Now that we have showed you how to repair p trap, and how to install a p-trap underneath the bathroom sink, you are ready to get tout there and solve this problem on your own, DIY style. Don’t forget to show others how to install p trap under sink. Hopefully after you watch this DIT plumbing repair video, your p trap leaks no more!