Assemble the faucet according to the directions on the package. While the wall is open, install blocking, a horizontal 2x that's screwed between the studs at basin height, beneath the palster or drywall. Hold the P-trap, fitted with its elbow, alongside the pipe, with the trap's vertical end centered on the mark. And leave the rags there for a couple of days, just in case a leak develops over time. If you spot issues, it may be that you wracked or twisted the cabinet out of square when you fastened it to the wall. Allow the stub-outs to extend a few inches from the wall and cap them until you're ready to install the sink. Hi Diamond1208, The Home Depot now offers a service called RedBeacon.
Slide the nut up along the tailpiece and fit the washer around the end of the tailpiece. Make a mark on the wall through each of the mounting holes at the back of the basin. For all their stylish attributes, pedestal sinks present some installation challenges. Here we offer general instructions and precautions for roughing in, as well as installation procedures for tying into your present drain waste vent and supply systems. Slip two compression nuts and a ferrule over the cut end. If your vanity has legs without adjustable feet, you may have to add them to level the cabinet.
In the second, or finishing, phase, you hook the sink and faucet to the stub-outs. Before you do anything else, get the bucket and rags ready. Planning Ahead First choose your sink, thenhire a plumber to rough in a new waste pipe. Similarly, you can usually tie the 2-inch drain line into an existing one. This nut will secure the washer beneath the sink and make a waterproof fitting.
If not, work with the adjustment screws on the hinge arms to move the doors in and out or left to right until you're satisfied. Insert shims under the base of the vanity if necessary to bring the cabinet and top into level position. Carefully move the sink back against the wall. Glue a plastic P-trap adapter to the drain pipe stubbed out of the wall, using plastic pipe cement. Prepare the Space You need to have hot and cold water supply lines and a connection to a drain line—three stubs protruding from the wall or floor—in a position where they can be enclosed by the vanity cabinet.
You may need to loosen some of the screws, re-shim and try again. I had the exact same problem under my bathroom sink. Tighten down the coupling nut onto the valve using two crescent wrenches. If you need to fasten the vanity to the wall through ceramic tile, drill pilot holes through the tile using a hammer drill and carbide-tipped masonry bit. The best way to improving your old room is the modern styled Made to Match 1.
After cutting off the caps with a pipe cutter, you can either solder slip-joint valves to the pipes or tighten on compression valves with a wrench. Line up the mounting holes in the back of the basin with the holes in the wall. Tighten the lock nut firmly so that the plumber's putty oozes out from beneath the drain flange. Sorry I am so lazy, but no issues so far. I have been successful with several ubgrades by simply removing the drawers, plumbing the drains then shortening the drawers needed to let the drains pass behind. Unscrew the nut from the inlet of the P-trap, and remove it and the plastic washer inside.
Place a washer between the elbow and trap, dope the threads, and tighten the nut by hand. Just shut off the water, take a deep breath, disassemble and reassemble the connection, and check again for leaks. I can't attach it to the kitchen faucet for some reason though. . Completed pipe work has to look neat. Cut the long side if necessary, so it slides into the drain tube in the wall make sure you have at least several inches in the wall drain. Fit a P-trap in place and tighten the slip nuts by hand.
Place the basin on the pedestal and against the wall. Drain kits come in different materials and configurations, but installing them is a snap. Source When a Washing Machine Floods: Water all over the floor? The underside of my faucet has a plastic piece that runs from the water end to the base at the sink level. Air chambers may also be required. This network of contractors is managed by The Home Depot, but the contractors are private businesses. On the other hand, if someone knows the trick to working with a stupid faucet with the underside being plastic, I'll take any pointers you can send me.