I have a pedestal sink in the bathroom. The drain plug is adjusted in
a manner where it sits rather low when the plunger is pushed all the
way down. The water doesn't drain as one would expect of course but I
have noticed something weird. It seems when only the cold water is
turned on it drains faster than when just the hot water is turned on.
I know heat makes things expand but didn't know that applied to water
Obviously the way to correct this draining problem is to adjust the
mechanism behind the pedestal to force the plug to sit higher when
open. I have fiddled with the adjustment but it doesn't seem to make
any difference which hole is selected. Any tips on how to adjust this
Now i don't know. My son told me the other day, that if in his kitchen,
on the disposer side of the sink, if he runs cold water, it goes down as
fast as it comes in. IF he switches it to hot, it'll start backing up
on him. I told him "that sounds weird". But haven't actually looked
into it yet.
I'm willing to bet if you time how long it takes to fill a given
container w/ each the difference is in the inlet flow rates not
something different in how hot vs cold water runs thru the drain.
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