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Old 02-28-2010, 07:02 AM   #1
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New Bathroom faucets and sinks. My drain is leaking where the sink meets the drain. Sink and drain did not come with a washer or o-ring any advice?

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Old 02-28-2010, 07:54 AM   #2
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Ayuh,... Take it apart,+ reseat it in plumber's putty...

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Dose the plumbers putty go underneath the silver part of the drain?
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Dose the plumbers putty go underneath the silver part of the drain?
Yes.

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Oh no...... I'm not a plumber but I think that makes the best sense. My y plumber guy keeps tightening the under portion of the sink . He said it takes at least 3 weeks of tightening to make the new sinks adhere to the drain, this doesn't make any sense to me but I'm a female and he's been a plumber for 10 years...Can you confirm if the fit is right with the plumbers glue it shouldn't leak at all? New sinks faucet and drain so it should be ok right?
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He said it takes at least 3 weeks of tightening to make the new sinks adhere to the drain
Ayuh,... He's Full of it,... It should seal from the get-go...
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Sometimes they leak a little from the threads on the drain assembly. We put a little dab of caulking on the threads so that when the nut is tightened, the threads are sealed.
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should be watertight at the end of installation. If it's not tight it's not right!
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Thanks for all the advice.

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