A few years ago I called a plumber to renew some taps. I also wanted a new
waste that could be unscrewed as the old one was unsightly and I was worried
I may drop something in the plughole and not be able to retrieve it but the
plumber could not get the large nut under the sink undone and told me that
the sink would have to be replaced if he tried to use force as it was
fragile and old with a hairline crack. I thought I would make do for the
Anyway I tidied the pipe and yucky stuff around the hole and painted the
pipe a jolly yellow and things were ok until today. A small puddle told me I
had a leak somewhere but not under the sink - seemingly. In fact it was a
teeny weeny hole in the waste and the water was coming out like a man peeing
so to say. It seemed to leak forever considering it is a fairly short u
bend of copper pipe and eventually fed up of waiting for it to stop I
wrapped tissue around the pipe and left the water to drip into a container.
I suspect use of bleach left overnight may be rotting the pipe. Is this
Is there a product to seal the hole and stop other holes appearing?
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