DIY Tips

Is Your Sink Not Draining?

Watch this step-by-step video to help you fix your sink.

1

Check for leaks

Place a bucket or bowl underneath the pipe.

2

Remove water from basin

 Using a cup remove as much water as possible from the sink basin.

3

Drain water from P-Trap

Loosen the P-Trap to allow any water to drain into the bucket or bowl.

4

Clean P-Trap

Remove the P-Trap and ensure that it is clean. Make sure the pipe from the P-Trap to the sink is also clean and remove any clogs.

5

Test for leaks

Replace the P-Trap and test flow for leaks before removing the bucket or bowl. If no leaks are present, remove the bucket and use sink as normal.

DIY tips are for informational purposes only. Please be sure to take the appropriate safety precautions and ensure your project complies with any applicable federal, state, or local laws and regulations. 

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