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Old 12-28-2011, 02:49 AM   #1
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Please take a look at these pictures and tell me if you see anything that might cause a bad smell. The old setup didn't have the dishwasher hooked into the drain and had a different sink.

I'm just wndering about small food particles not being able to be flushed down the long trap and rotting on the sink side causing the smell. The sink drains fast, no standing water in the dishwasher.

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Old 12-28-2011, 07:02 AM   #2
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Your drain on the back wall is higher than the connection from the diswasher and seems to be at the same height or slightly higher than the level pipe that comes from the sink on the right. That would make part of the dishwasher hose and that level pipe part of your trap, where water and dishwasher stuff just sits until the next flush.

Your strainer bodies are very deep; if you got smaller ones, you could have all your pipes and connections that are upstream from the trap higher than the drain hole on the wall.

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Your drain on the back wall is higher than the connection from the diswasher and seems to be at the same height or slightly higher than the level pipe that comes from the sink on the right. That would make part of the dishwasher hose and that level pipe part of your trap, where water and dishwasher stuff just sits until the next flush.

Your strainer bodies are very deep; if you got smaller ones, you could have all your pipes and connections that are upstream from the trap higher than the drain hole on the wall.

That whole thing is wrong--it filled with sewage all the time.

Open the wall--lower the drain--then repipe under the sink--
Nothing can be done until the drain is lowered.
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Looks like a MH sink hookup to me. They're always wrong.
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Old 12-28-2011, 11:12 AM   #5
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Local code here calls for one p-trap for each sink---I know that is local but I think it makes for a better drain system for a kitchen.
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Old 12-28-2011, 01:52 PM   #6
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I don't see why the OP would have to lower the drain, when he can replumb that mess of pipes to be above the drain by getting shorter (more standard) strainers and skinnier (standard) under-sink pipes.
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Old 12-28-2011, 01:56 PM   #7
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By the time he adds a tailpiece with a dish washer inlet--he will still be below the drain--
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By the time he adds a tailpiece with a dish washer inlet--he will still be below the drain--
The sink to the right isn't as deep as the one on the left. I think he can get that tailpiece there.
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get rid of all the 1 1/2 abs pipe including those deep basket strainers....install new strainers and 1 1/2 tubular piping with d.w tailpeice...even double traps should still room without lowering pipe coming out of wall..
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Those are the damnedest looking strainers---you guys might be right---His just might make it---worth a try.
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Thanks everyone. I'll try to get some shorter strainers, replace all the piping before the trap with the smaller normal stuff, and move the DW drain to the smaller sink tailpeice.

Two questions about this...first, will the DW drain being right under the strainer be noisy? Right now it makes almost no noise. last, the DW drain rubber end is 1"...can you even get tailpieces with 1" connectors?

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Dish washer into the tail piece will make some noise---an acceptable amount---that's standard practice.

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Thanks everyone. I'll try to get some shorter strainers, replace all the piping before the trap with the smaller normal stuff, and move the DW drain to the smaller sink tailpeice.

Two questions about this...first, will the DW drain being right under the strainer be noisy? Right now it makes almost no noise. last, the DW drain rubber end is 1"...can you even get tailpieces with 1" connectors?

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You could always go with a disposal solves the problem of the D/W tail piece change the one strainer, on the strainer check , if that sink is what I think it is not all standard strainers will work due to the thickness of the sink, electrical if not there should not be a big deal. Good Luck.
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MH=mobile home, I'm guessing?
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MH = Mike Holmes???



or maybe mobile home, but what fun is that

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