COMMUNITY FORUM

yata16

10:37AM | 02/09/07
Member Since: 01/24/07
5 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
Hey Sylvan, Im back with another question. I followed all prevoius instructions regarding undersink connections,chrome plated brass 1-1/4 to 1-1/4x1-1/2 P-Trap to wasteline. for some reason today I'm getting backpressure and water is not draining, or very slow if any.

-could it be a clogged waste lie ?

I completely took everything apart and reassembled and still did not drain. need advice pleeease ! Thanks, Yata

Sylvan

11:43AM | 02/09/07
Member Since: 01/24/06
1507 lifetime posts
Me_office1
HI Yata, How about trying the following to see if you may have an air pocket that acts like a vacuum and not allowing the waste / water to flow.

With the pop up out of the way and a rag over the over flow take a plunger and push down gently and with an upward motion this should break the vacuum. This does not require a lot of strength just pull up with the basin 1/2 full of water and if there is a partial stoppage this should clear it.

Good luck.. Sylvan

yata16

12:20PM | 02/09/07
Member Since: 01/24/07
5 lifetime posts
Thanks for the fast reponse, but it didn't work. do you think I might have to snake the wasteline ? or? YATA.

Sylvan

01:06PM | 02/09/07
Member Since: 01/24/06
1507 lifetime posts
Me_office1
Normally when I install new waste piping or even a trap I automatically snake out the line, I took it for granted you did it prior to installing the basin. My mistake

Sylvan Tieger
Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

captcha
type the code from the image

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Don't overlook coasters as a way to scatter small pops of color and style around a room. If you love monograms, why not dr... Reused steel windows create an eye-catching splashguard in this walk-in shower. The vintage factory windows bring an inter... A galvanized steel tub is a surprising but charming fixture in this bright and breezy screened patio. It's perfect for was... If you're not crazy about the idea of commingling plants and pool, this modern variation may be more to your liking. The s... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... If you lack plumbing skills but have a good sturdy tree, here's the easiest outdoor shower solution of all: Simply attach... Pursue what's known as the stack effect. To achieve it, open the windows on both the upper and lower floors, and as warm a... How do you like this smart use for an old bottle? Clamp an empty wine bottle to a fence or wall near your outdoor deck or ... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... When securely fastened to a tree or the ceiling of a porch, a pallet and some cushioning make the ideal place to lounge. V... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... For the cost of a can of exterior paint , you can totally transform your porch. Paint the floor a hue that complements yo... Repurpose birthday hats to create a string of lanterns for your porch, patio, or garden. Cut the tip of the cone, punch h... This garden shed has been decked out to the nines. Designer Orla Kiely created the intimate home for a flower trade show, ...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1