How to Replace P-Trap Washers

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P-trap washers sit on the ends of the P-trap underneath the sink. Replace the P-trap washers with the help of this free video presented by a professional and experienced plumber.

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Video Transcript

I'm Terry with Towers Murray Plumbing, Murray, Utah here to show you how to replace the washers on your P-trap underneath the sink. Tools that will be needed are water pump pliers and the appropriate size slip joint washers. First thing you'll need is your bucket to remove any water. Remove your P-trap, empty out the water, and at that point you can remove the slip joint knots and washers to be replaced on both P-trap and the waste arm. Go ahead and reinstall the washer on the waste arm, and then on the pipe coming from the sink. Reinstall your P-trap and at this point you're ready to tighten all your lock knots back into place. Things to look for on a P-trap, white calcium deposits will tell you that your slip joint knots or washers need to be replaced. And I'm Terry with Towers Murray Plumbing, Murray, Utah; we've shown you how to replace the slip joint washers on your P-trap.


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