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Trap for high-drawer vanity unit

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Dylan T, 28 Jun 2020.

  1. Dylan T

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    Hi all -

    Bit of a wait to get a plumber round so was hoping someone could help. Have a vanity sink unit with two drawers, one that runs close to the sink trap. The previous trap has failed but was quite short, and I can’t find any as short. Even the ‘shallow’ trap sold my screwfix is hit my the drawer. Anyone could a solution for a space saving connection here to allow for drawer clearance? Thanks!
     
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    Mcalpine do a waterless shallow trap

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    Wirquin do one too

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    thanks! Unfortunately I think the top one is slightly too long and the bottom one looks hard to get hold of where i am. If I got a flexible waste (not one with a built in trap system such as the bottom) would it work if I bent it into my own shallow u bend?
     
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    How did the old trap fail exactly?
     
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    What does the old trap look like? Is it a bespoke item that came with the basin/unit
     
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    Pic of what you have currently may help.
     
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    Hi all - apologies for the late reply, my wife has unfortunately been unwell and in hospital. I’ve attached a photo of what was there - I basically had to remove it to move the sink for retiling and putting it back in has just turn the thread - the plastic is so thin and cheap. I’m guessing they used this because nothing else fit but hoping there’s another option.
     

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    Hello Dylan

    I hope your wife is doing well.

    What Madrab suggests I think will work but you may have to use 2 or 3 other fittings and some 32mm pipe.
     
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    thanks for the reply and sorry for my late response. The problem I’m having with that is the shortest waterless trap I can find is the mcalpine one he posted which is still slightly too long. Im now seeing why maybe they used a flexible waste pipe and made their own ubend (like I posted). Is that advisable?
     
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    How about this. Screenshot_20200801_164852_com.android.chrome.jpg
    It's a very small trap
     
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    Thanks but unfortunately that's the first one I bougth and it's about 10mm too long. Currently still my best option but involves me cutting into the drawer which is a bit annoying as its plastic so will never look neat
     
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    Those aren't traps, just connectors.
     
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    But the thing he's replacing isn't a trap either. It's one of those bent in an S shape...
     
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    Yes, and the OP has already said he could do the same thing again. I think he is looking for a better solution.
     
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