Installing Kitchen Sink Drain
Kitchen sink drain – The drain in your sink channels dirty water from the sink through a tube and into your home sewage systems. The drain flange is the visible part of the drain in the bottom of the sink. The sleeve fits into a recess in the bottom of the drain. And jamb nut for holding it tight. And also plumbers putty sealer is used in plumbing applications. When you are installing a kitchen sink drain with plumbers putty will keep your sink drain properly sealed and free of leaks.
In addition, clean out the bottom of the sink where you should install the kitchen sink drain. Using the bathroom cleaner and rags to wipe any mold or residue from around the drain opening. Turn the flange up and down. Roll out a bead of plumber’s putty. Press in place around the underside of the drain flange. Turn the flange right side up. And press it into place in the bottom of the sink, turning as you make it to distribute the filler.
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Finally, keep the flange in place with your hand or have an assistant hold it for you. Screw the tailpiece on the underside of the flange by turning it counterclockwise. Slip the rubber washers over the end of the tailpiece. Follow the jamb nut. Thread the nut on the underside of the kitchen sink drain. Tighten with pliers. Wrap the threads on both ends of the P-trap with plumbers tape. Add P-trap in place between the tail piece and sewer inlet. Tighten connections. Wipe away any excess glue with a cloth.