kitchen

  1. Runzwsizzorz

    Water pressure

    We are in a 2 story with a full bath and washing machine on the 1st floor. The kitchen, dishwasher, and another full bath are on the 2nd floor. Our samsung dishwasher was throwing an error of not detecting water. We've been checking lines, filters, valves, trying to see if there's any kinks or...
  2. ygDIY

    Bad Pipe Design under Kitchen Sink?

    Hi all, my kitchen sink always gets clogged, I think the pipe design is not good, unless there is some unobvious reason behind the current design. Please see the attached pictures. View from left of the disposal: View from right of the disposal: Do you think this is a reasonable design, or a...
  3. JoeyDYI80

    Low water flow rate from kitchen faucet

    We installed a new faucet about 2 years ago and all was working well. It is a Krause single side handle. Recently we noticed that the flow rate had decreased for the cold side. After a few more days the hot side also had decreased. We closed and opened the valves under the sink and it actually...
  4. Terry

    Moen 1255 Everlast cartridge leaks, the fix from Moen

    I have been noticing that some of my customers with Moen kitchen faucets have had issues with the leaking 1255 cartridge. For some I've gone back several times. Moen now has a kit they send out that helps to keep the cartridge from loosening and therefore leaking. The is the kit. Once...
  5. Adam McBride

    Is this venting correct for a sink below a window?

    I am remodeling my home and the plumber said this how they vent an island sink, and it would work and be in code. There is a window above the sink, and they said this was the reason they chose this method. They said it was some kind of closed loop vent...ok. 1) Is it right? 2) If not, what does...
  6. Knowledging

    Kitchen remodel, vent is not 6 inches above flood rim

    Original plumbing Current state Dry fit [Ontario, Canada] This is a kitchen remodel. All the cabinets are out. All the sheetrock is removed from the wall. Kitchen plumbing has drain coming through kitchen floor several inches from exterior wall. I plan on using this drain. Sink will...
  7. Eva060792

    Moving kitchen sink to island from wall (in a condo...)

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  8. JSwift

    Double kitchen sink slow draining after disposal trap installed.

    I have a dual kitchen sink with recently installed drain plumbing that is not draining slowly (pictures below). Prior to the new plumbing the AAV was about 10” above the top of the lateral line into the wall (where it goes to a 90° and into the slab). The disposal had no trap, it was a straight...
  9. Terry Exner

    Very leaky faucet when hooked up to a portable dishwasher?

    When I hook my portable dishwasher up to my faucet, the piece on top of the tap (faucet cap) leaks. I also think the bottom of the faucet body leaks. It's not just a minor drip either, it sprays out. I started up my dishwasher the other day and left it and when I came back to my kitchen, my...
  10. Zeit

    Pull-down Kitchen Sink Sprayer Connecter

    Hello folks. I have a brand unknown pull-down kitchen sink sprayer I need to replace. It has a connecter I don't know how to remove and haven't been able to identify. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
  11. JJK

    Moen faucet woe (low flow)

    Hey there, I have a Moen faucet (2017) that is driving me bonkers with low flow. Looks like their Medina model, with a slightly different handle shape. It's been trouble almost from the start. Our building has old pipes (1950's condos), but the supply pipes coming out of the wall are putting...
  12. kyncaith

    Need advice for replacing kitchen drain pipe under slab.

    My house is a split level, so the kitchen is on a slab. The pipe runs underneath and connects to the main in our utility room. There is only one line to the main, no other connections. About a week ago I noticed water coming out of the opening in the cinder blocks where the 3 inch cast iron pipe...
  13. Thatdude89

    Kitchen sink gurgling?

    So I live on the 2nd floor of a 2 story apartment. I was hearing this weird gurgling noise happening from my kitchen sink around the same time everyday so I called my landlord and he had a plumber come over and snake out my drain. Thought that took care of the problem but the next day it started...
  14. Michael Crivello

    Plumbing Issues with Sinks (in bathroom and kitchen)

    I have been having a major plumbing issue for days. As far as I know it’s exclusive to my place and not existing with anybody else in the mobile home park I live in. Both the sink in the kitchen and the sink in the bathroom are clogged up with water. I have used 10 “Mr. Plumber” liquid bottles...
  15. JoeyDYI80

    Need help with new sink plumbing

    Just did my countertops and installed new sink double sink which is about 3" deeper than old and drains offset. Also purchased new garbage disposal. With my old sink my disposal was on left side and drains centered. I started to install new disposable on right side and ran into an issue. Seems...
  16. Terry

    Kohler Fairfax kitchen faucet cartridge ID?

    Looking for a cartridge for this Kohler pull-out faucet.
  17. Terry

    Installing a lotion dispenser on a kitchen sink. Long arms

    Do you feel like you need two hands to install a lotion dispenser on a kitchen sink sometimes? It is a long reach for one person. Maybe that's why some service plumbers roll with two on the trucks? I'm normally working solo, so I have to make do with my long arms. Fatehpur-Sikri Here is a...
  18. Cook

    Is 1/2-inch PEX too small for a kitchen?

    The kitchen is plumbed right now with 1/2-inch copper but I need to reroute the lines to prevent freezing. The water flow is great right now; I know PEX has a smaller inside diameter, so will a 15-foot run of 1/2-inch PEX provide enough water flow? Also, I want to bring the PEX up from the...
  19. Terry

    Replacing/Installing Moen Renzo kitchen faucet

    The Moen Renzo faucet CA87316 This was a replacement for an older one, let's take a look. The mounting cap can be installed either of two ways. This one was installed this way making it hard to use anything but the supplied Moen wrench. It was solidly on there, and the wrench wasn't having...
  20. The Undertaker

    Gurgling Kitchen sink

    My kitchen sink is gurgling. It started off as a slight gurgling sound but now its a longer gurgling sound. No water is coming up though. The noise happens after the following: -after running the water in the kitchen sink (heavy sounding) -the washing machine drains its water (heavy sounding)...
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