How to fix sin leaks explained, causes and solutions

Leaking sink

While it’s a problem that can cause a lot of cosmetic damage, a leak under your sink is fairly straightforward to diagnose and repair. Here are some possible causes:

 

  • Your pipe isn’t fitted correctly

 

If your pipe isn't fitted correctly, you'll need to fix this, using the nozzle to secure it in place.

 

  • Your pipe needs to be changed


Available at most DIY stores, if you find that your pipe is old or damaged it will need to be replaced.

 

  • Your washer needs replacing

 

If water is leaking from a joint then it is likely that the washer has become ineffective.

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