How To Installing Sink Strainer
Sink Strainer – When you open the cabinet under your sink, the last thing you want to see is a puddle of water. On inspection of the pipes, it is confirmed that the problem is actually kitchen sink leaking. Probably the problem is the result of wear and can repair on your own. In about two hours, you can repair a leaking kitchen sink rather than pay an expensive plumber to go out and do it for you.
Instructions: Use a wrench to loosen the lock nut in the storage area under the sink. The nut is close to the colander and has the drain on the sink strainer. Remove the nut and remove the drain. Search under the sink and see a large nut, which is the filter nut. Unscrew the nut and remove. Remove the filter, the filter nut instead. Although the filter may not be the source of the leak in the kitchen sink, now it is a good time to replace it, particularly if it is damaged or rusty.
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Chisel away the hardened plumber’s putty on the top of the whole colander in the sink strainer. Remove every bit of plumber’s putty due to cracks in the mastic can be the source of the leak.