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Slowdrainer 01-31-2010 08:24 PM

slow draining kitchen sink
I installed a new sink and all new plumbing underneath, I removed the 6 gallon water heater that was under the sink (it did not work so hot, and took up a lot of needed room). With the w/h gone, I installed a garbage disposal. I hooked up the dishwasher to the disposal, knocked out the knock out, and put ALL new PVC pipes for my drain.
Now my sink drains REALLY, REALLY, REALLY slow. I read somewhere that I should try and plung it, since the drain was open for about a week while I remodeled my kitchen, that has not worked. The one thing that concerns me is the flexable P-trap I had to install. The only side of my dual sinks that I could put the disposal on, is right in front of the part of the wall where the drain goes. Any ideas?? PLEASE HELP

rudolph58 02-01-2010 10:07 AM

did it drain properly before this?

Thurman 02-02-2010 12:56 PM

"I hooked up the dishwasher to the disposal." Are you saying you tied the dishwasher directly into the garbage disposal? I'm not sure I understand that one. IF you placed the disposer in front of the main drain at the wall, how does the other sink tie into the system? IMO--the disposer goes under the other sink, the dishwasher ties in after the disposer, then both would "T" in below the sink nearest the main drain. David

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