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How important are sink hole filters?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by purpleroad, 21 Dec 2017.

  1. purpleroad

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    Go these filter things in my kitchen sink and bath. In my old place when I didn't have one of these the shower plug hole got blocked with hairs I think and I had to pour this strong unblocking stuff down there.

    In the kitchen how important is it to stop food going down there? 15137865422491955202015.jpg 1513786589912818726196.jpg
     
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    As long as whatever goes down the hole goes round the u bend I can’t see that there will be a problem. No different to a waste disposal unit, surely?

    Only problem I can see is if your sink flows into an open drain - the food may lay in the open and stink especially if it gets blocked by leaves or other debris.
     
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    They stops the spiders coming up in to the basin / bath.
     
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    Lol. Would these be the spiders that can swim round water-filled U bends? Any spiders that come out of plug holes went in them from the sink side in the first place.
     
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    The filters are to stop you having to claw food morsels out of the waste with your fingers - or being tempted to push them through where they can get stuck and block the waste.
     
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  7. fooking maggots in your sink
    sink maggots.jpg
     
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    That's rice. Wet maggots can climb anything, dontcha know!
     
  9. sink is fekin mingin!!probably do need a filter
     
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    Yeah it needs a clean for sure.
     
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    Don't plumbers u do the u bend to unblock it sometimes?
     
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    Que?
     
  14. Its a wind up,fecking disgusting pictures thou,

    Thank **** we have the nhs
     
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    Clean the effing sink:mad:
     
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    If that’s your sink, what’s state is the bog in???? :LOL:
     
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    It’s like this - I saw it in one of his earlier posts.

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