I recently replaced drain piping beneath my Mom's kitchen sink, following a
stoppage downstream from her garbage disposer. The old pipes had been in
place perhaps 15 to 20 years. I noticed severe clogging at iron elbows.
The plastic nipples were not nearly so bad.
Hopefully, the picture will speak for me.
Old houses have much iron sewer piping. Is plastic less inclined to stop
Plastic is way better.
The lining on plastic is smooth, and if installed correctly will offer years
of trouble free use.
Its a common problem when you have nipples, or reducers from one size to
Its always best to use the same type of material, as far as you can to the
There are many types of fittings that would work in this situation, but for
A great connector would be a "no-hub" or a Ferco type rubber connector.
These can be found
at most local hardware stores.
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