Anyone here have any recommendations on how to unblock a sink
overflow? The drain is fine but the overflow is blocked. I'm not
even sure how it get blocked to begin with. This is a new
construction so maybe it was blocked to begin with and I just never
noticed until I started filling my sink?
Anyone help is appreciated. Thanks.
What about removing the trap and going at it from the drain side? Or have
you done that too. Of all the tasks in the home I hate the most - dusting
is the one. But plumbing certainly is right up there on the top of that
On May 4, 9:40 pm, email@example.com wrote:
I would remove the pop up strainer/plug like I was unclogging a normal
hairball and try a shop vac on both the drain and the overflow to suck
out any debris, but if this new sink never worked the overflow
passage may have never been open (defective)
Or the wrong type of tailpiece was used and there is no way for the
water to reach the drain.
Thanks to all for the help. I was able to fix the problem myself. I
removed the stopper piece and used my pinky to poke around the hole
for the overflow drainage and I guess I dislodged something. Water is
flowing nicely and no more worries about an overflowing sink.
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