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Suppose you plugged the drain of the sink and filled the basin with water, then removed the plug. I must think that only after the basin empties you would get the sewer smell, and the smell would persist until you slowly ran some more water. If you try this, and this is the result, then the problem is that the sewer vent (that is supposed to prevent the water in the trap under the sink from being sucked down the drain) is not working right. If this is a new problem then you may be able to clear what is probably a blocked vent pipe. If this bathroom has always had this problem, then you have a poorly designed or executed vent pipe setup that you can only fix it with some surgery to your plumbing. However, to clean the vent you can try pouring a good bit of drain cleaner down the vent pipe on the roof, followed by water. But because there may be several vent pipes sharing the same vent stack out the roof, the drain cleaner may not get to your blockage and may simply go down a different path. Good luck.

Plumbing | Answered 3 days ago


Make sure that the compression nut is not too tight where it could bind up the plunger rod. I'm sure you have probably gotten up under to see if it is hitting anything. Also, make sure that the lift rod is adjusted correctly. I am leaning more towards the unit being bound up some how.

American... | Answered 3 days ago


Just buy a new one, don't waste money and tine,

Delta Plumbing | Answered on Dec 08, 2018


this website doesnt sell anything

Plumbing | Answered on Dec 08, 2018


If you are on mains water as opposed to a well, you shouldn't pay the waste water disposal part of the bill.

If you mean on your taxes, no, unless you are self employed and have a home office.

Plumbing | Answered on Dec 05, 2018


First, your not going to like the solution. There really is no way to solve this on kohler faucets. Some companies make adapters but as far as I know kohler isn't one of them. Hopefully you can cut a hole in the drywall behind and put it where it should be, if not the marble comes back off.

Kohler Plumbing | Answered on Dec 03, 2018


Yes you can tighten the washers too tight as well as not tight enough.It might pay to get some one who knows what they are doing or it could cost you more money than what it;s worth for repair.

Plumbing | Answered on Dec 03, 2018


all the pull out sprayer faucet has a counter wight attached to hoe. Look under you sink to ensure nothing i hold the weight up.

Plumbing | Answered on Dec 02, 2018


Glenda, you did not state what faucet you have, but if it is leaking, you have to replace the faucets cartridge.
I will post links below to show how.
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Repairing Cartridge Sink Faucets


Repairing Leaky Two Handle Cartridge Faucet

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How to Repair Cartridge Type Faucet

Plumbing | Answered on Nov 30, 2018


Never use Draino on a toilet. All pipe cleaning liquids are not really a solution, just a temporary fix.

Since you said that the slow draining is associated with both the toilets and the sinks then I am almost certain that you have a venting issue.

Imagine a drinking straw.....now if you hold your thumb on the end of the straw and bring it up abouve the water level water remains in the straw. This is because air can't get in to replace the water. When your finger is removed then the water flows freely.

As with the straw, your plumbing must also breath. I would bet that one or more vents that are on your roof have become clogged with debrise. Squirrels love to throw nuts and stuff down there to build their nests upon.

Climb up there (safety is a priority) and try running a snake (~$10 at lowes) and see if you hit any obstruction. If so, use the snake to dislodge it.

If you would like, pour water down the vents either by hose or bucket and see if the water backs up. If it does then you have a clog. You can also use the water to try to clear the clog.

Thanks.

American... | Answered on Nov 27, 2018


LOL SURELY YOU JEST TRY Google

Plumbing | Answered on Nov 27, 2018

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