Drano is one of the them. Liquid Plumbr (correct spelling) is another that will unclog stopped up drains and improve the flow of slow ones. Many people dump a pot of boiling water down the drain once a week to melt any soap and grease buildup. If you do that regularly, you can keep the drains flowing. You could also run a plumber's snake down the drain and manipulate it, or use a plunger to break up the clog and move it along. But never use the plunger or the snake if you've just dumped Drano, Liquid Plumbr, or other caustic substances down there. What I do -- as much as I HATE to do it -- is remove the P-trap and clean it out. It's gross but effective.
The gurgling in your kitchen sink drain trap is because your drain system from you upstairs toilet is not vented properly. As the flow drops down the vertical drain pipe from the upstairs it sucks the water out of your kitchen sink drain trap and causes it to gurgle. It could drain the kitchen sink trap and allow sewer gas to flow into your kitchen. The fix is to either install an Air Admittance Valve (AAV) in your kitchen sink drain plumbing or properly vent the upstairs toilet drain.
Kitchen wastes are normally grease deposits thus water jetting is the proper way to scour the lines to restore full flow
A double kitchen sink that is draining slowly could be clogged with debris such as food particles. A snake is a tool that can be found at a hardware store that is used to remove things clogging flow in a drain.
There is something stuck in the drain.
One way to open a slow kitchen drain is by using a plunger on the drain. If the drain is still slow put some baking soda and vinegar in the drain to loosen any debris that remain in the drain.
Vent issue can be one of the reason causing kitchen drain problems or It could be possible that the setup of your piping/p-trap, is not allowing air through, which is causing the water to not be able to flow smoothly after air pockets get cleared the the kitchen drain will run smoothly.for which you need to hire plumbing repair service
Kitchen sink and washer use same drain line. Drain line clogged causing backup of drainage from washer into kitchen sink. Have drain line unclogged to take care of problem. If drain line not clogged, check for proper venting of drain lines.
1- Increase the diameter 2- water jet the lines to scour them back to full flow as designed
Make sure the drain line and the vent are cleared. Noises like that are usually caused by either restricted flow or a plugged drain vent.
They should not be cleaned in the kitchen sink and YES, it will harden in the drain.
Our standard kitchen rough-in height is 17"
Bathroom or kitchen should be square and level. The plumbing drain lines need slope to drain properly.
another clog, further down the drain pipe. You need a drain snake.
Your kitchen sink drain and your shower drain are connected to a common drain line. There is some sort of blockage in the drain line past the point where the shower drain ties in. You need to call a plumber to run a snake through the drain line from the kitchen to where it ties in to the main drain of your house.
It would be my suggestion that you need to have the sewer "snaked" out as there is an apparent obstruction in the run from the bath area to your septic tank or sewer line and the the kitchen is "up-stream" from that bathroom, or, perhaps the shower is on the back side of your kitchen waste and the obstruction is associated with the showers drain and waste run...i.e., a hair clog, etc, is building up and combining with the waste material from the kitchen. Perhaps there is a clean-out plug under the kitchen sink which you can run a small "snake" through.
your vent on your shower or kitchen (if you have one) is not working and either the air from the water in the shower drain is carried down stream till it T's off to your kitchen sink then the air follows to your kitchen sink drain line backwards and to your kitchen sink trap and then bubbles through your trap because your water in your kitchen trap can not drain but the air has enough pressure to go through it OR your water from your shower is flowing past your kitchen drain T and making a siphon which causes air to go through your kitchen trap and makes the gurgling sound one way to fix the problem is to add a Vent line on your kitchen drain and your shower drain with in 42" on 1 1/2 or 60" on 2" on your trap arm if you want to follow the UPC code. Note to above Respondent: That little dot next to the question mark is a "period". Try throwing one in once in a while.
It can flow either way.
yes. The kitchen drains are normally 1 1/2 inch so you have enough drain to carry the sink addition.ANS 2 YES there is a standard ABS coupling to do so