What is Wrong With This Sink Drain?


There are so many things wrong with this sink can you spot the issues here?

How many things are wrong here??

That p trap os too deep

Trap seal min 2 in. min, max 4

Double p-trap

No double traps in series [3201.6] {1004.0}

Accordion drains are not “listed plumping part” and not code.  But they sell them at the hardware store of course.

“Drainage Fittings shall be  made of approved materials having a smooth interior waterway of the same diameter as the piping served”

Sink leaking.

The drain was leaking like crazy!

Besides those issues the sink was fine!


JJ & Suzanne are both licensed, highly skilled inspectors and educators. We are the authors of our class curriculum, and truly enjoy sharing this with our students

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