Is it time to upgrade your kitchen sink? Here at Valentine Plumbing, our plumbers have extensive experience with kitchen sink installations and replacements, repairs, adding a new faucet, or installing a garbage disposal. Our services include:
- Helping you choose your new sink
- Removing/disposing old sink
- Installing and securing new sink or faucet to existing plumbing setup
- Connecting the new sink to garbage disposal
- Testing new fixtures and cleanup
- Kitchen sink repairs and emergency services
Our plumbing experts have years of experience in the industry, and we’ve been proudly serving the Appleton and Fox Valley communities since 1973.
Why Choose Valentine for Kitchen Sink Services?
Take the headache out of a DIY kitchen sink installation or repair by contacting your local experts! Whenever our plumbers take on a kitchen sink installation, replacement, or repair, we always take care to ensure that the process is performed properly from start to finish.
We take steps to ensure that your kitchen is free of water damage, mold, rot, and mildew. If you’re looking to also invest in a garbage disposal, or you need to replace one that stops working, we can also provide installation services for that too.
Emergency Kitchen Sink Services
Nothing’s worse than a kitchen sink that’s suddenly leaking! At Valentine, we offer 24/7 emergency services so that you can get in touch with a plumber as soon as possible. We’re here during nights, weekends, and holidays to help get your kitchen sink working again!
Call now at (920) 788-5369 for an emergency service.
Kitchen Sink Plumbing Services FAQs
If you feel comfortable installing a kitchen sink, here are some steps to follow. First, position the sink in its designated place and mark where the drain will be. The sink strainer is then connected to the sink’s drain hole, ensuring a watertight seal. Following this, a vertical pipe called the tailpiece is connected to the strainer. The P-trap, a U-shaped pipe, is then attached to the tailpiece.
This component is crucial as it prevents sewer gases from entering your home. The P-trap is subsequently connected to the drainpipe in the wall, and extension pipes can be used if necessary for a proper fit. Finally, the water supply lines from the faucet are attached to the shut-off valves. Make sure to check for leaks with running water.
When discussing the general plumbing of a kitchen sink, the process involves setting up water supply lines, installing the drain components (like the strainer, tailpiece, and P-trap), and ensuring these are connected to the main drain and water supply.
This setup ensures that water flows smoothly and without leaks. While some are comfortable with DIY kitchen sink installations or repairs, if you ever need help, please contact the experts at Valentine.
Kitchen sink plumbing is relatively straightforward. When the faucet is on, water comes from the supply lines into the sink. As water is used, it travels down the drain, passing through a strainer that captures larger debris.
Below the sink, the P-trap retains a small volume of water, acting as a barrier against sewer gases before the water moves on to the sewer system.
Need to fix the plumbing under the kitchen sink? It’s important first to turn off the water supply. Problems typically present as leaks, clogs, or damaged components. Plumbing leaks can often be resolved by tightening connections or replacing faulty parts, while clogs can be addressed with tools like a plumber’s snake or a plunger, avoiding the use of harsh chemicals.
Any corroded or damaged pipes or fittings should be replaced. After repairs, it’s important to turn the water back on and monitor for any persisting issues.
About Valentine Plumbing
Established in 1973, Valentine Plumbing services residential and commercial customers in the areas of Appleton, Menasha, Neenah, Oshkosh, Green Bay, and beyond. We proudly provide a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee, same-day services, and hire only fully licensed employees for every project.