Kitchen Sink Drain Parts: Diagram, Pictures, Installation

A kitchen sink receives water from the cold and hot water pipes and after the water is used for cleaning purposes it drains out from the bottom of the sink. For this to happen, several parts need to be assembled together and work seamlessly. Here’s a brief list of different kitchen sink drain parts: Before … Read more

How to Seal a Sink Drain: Plumber’s Putty vs Silicone Caulk

If your kitchen/bathroom sink is leaking from below, you will need to remove it, apply a new sealant and then install it again. You could also be installing a new sink and wondering which sealant to use to create a watertight and long-lasting seal. Plumber’s putty and silicone caulk are 2 of the best sealants … Read more

Sink Trap Leaking? Here is Why and How to Fix it Fast

A sink trap, also known as a P-trap, is a plumbing component that prevents sewer gases from entering your home and also traps debris that could cause clogs. When it leaks, it can cause water damage and unpleasant odors. Here’s a brief summary of common reasons why a sink trap might be leaking and potential … Read more

Kitchen Sink Leaking Underneath? Why & How to Fix It

A kitchen sink leaking underneath can be a frustrating and potentially damaging issue. Here’s a brief guide on common causes and solutions for a leaking kitchen sink: How to Find a Leak Underneath the Kitchen Sink Does your kitchen sink leak only when using the sink or it leaks throughout? This is the first step … Read more

Leaking Moen Kitchen Faucet? Fast Fix With Free Parts

Moen is arguably the best manufacturer of faucets, be they kitchen or bathroom faucets. The faucets last for long, but you will need to replace the cartridges and O-rings after a few years, since they wear out and start to leak. A leaking Moen kitchen faucet can be a common plumbing issue, but it’s important … Read more

Slow Draining Kitchen Sink? 7 Sure-Fire Fixes

What Causes a Slow Draining Kitchen Sink? A slow draining kitchen sink is basically a partial clog that is about to become a full clog (a sink that won’t drain at all). A slow draining kitchen sink is usually caused by fats, oils grease and foods that stick on the drainpipe and P-trap restricting the … Read more

Sink Smells Like Sewer/Rotten Eggs?


A kitchen or bathroom sink smelling like a sewer is not unusual. All fixtures in your house have a drain but those drains are not independent. They all drain into the main house drainpipe that is connected to the city’s sewer lines. If one fixture’s drainpipe has a problem it will therefore most likely affect … Read more

Low Water Pressure in Kitchen Faucet? Here’s How to Fix It

If your water pressure is low that 30 psi, it is considered low. But why would be the kitchen faucet pressure be low while elsewhere in the house it is just fine? Low water pressure in a kitchen faucet is mostly caused by a clogged aerator or/and cartridge. This is as a result of accumulation … Read more