Why do sink traps leak?

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & ' started by tilelayher, Oct 2, 2010.

  1. tilelayher

    tilelayher New Member

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    I find and plumbers tell me that 1 1/4" traps always leak or its a roll of the dice. Any tricks? Sometimes I replace em and they are fine other times they leak at the unions and I have to use teflon tape on the threads. Why? Is it because its made in China crap?
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