You use the glue made for PVC pipe. Any hardware store will have it.
Usually, you cut out and replace the broken section.
Not being able to see exactly what is broken I can't tell you the best
way but it is usually best to disconnect it at the drain fitting and
replace what is needed. You may need couplings to splice in the piece.
You can probably find a Your Tube video showing how to work with PVC.
| >You use the glue made for PVC pipe. Any hardware store will have it.
| >Usually, you cut out and replace the broken section.
| Cutting it is more involved than I believe I can do.
It's easy. Use a jigsaw or saber saw with
a fine-tooth blade. All joints are first
wiped with PVC cleaner, then lathered
with adhesive. Then put them together quick
and hold them in place for a few seconds.
The rest is just a matter of getting the
fittings you need. There are also repair
joints that you can use when doing in-place
repairs. Ask a clerk at Home Depot. It's really
not a big deal. PVC is not expensive. And the
glue is foolproof. It actually melts the 2
PVC pieces together.
Here is a dropbox link to a photo of the broken pipe:
Since there is no pressure on it, I'm holing for a simple fix that I
can do with my limited abilities.
| I didn't see the picture.
I couldn't see it either. Dropbox is an odd site.
A page that should have a simple image on it instead
has a ludicrous pile of script. It seems that the
dropboxusercontent.com links work while the dropbox
.com links don't.
In any case, with this particular type of link I
find that if you change d=0 to d=1 and reload,
then the image will be offered as a download.
| Worked fine for me. Of course I use IE11.
I wouldn't brag about using IE11, especially
with script enabled. In the past couple of
weeks you've been susceptible to several nasty
To Microsoft's credit, they've already patched
the Desktop version of IE11. That's unusually
fast. But there's no reason to think you're not
a sitting duck. In fact, it would be irrational
not to think so.
Are you sure the pipe is broken ? It may have just slipped down. Unscrew
the fitting at the top where the pipes are seperated and see if there is any
pipe inside that is broken. If not, just slip the pipe back in and tighten
the coupling nut.
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