Distance from bottom of sink to trap

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Old 04-03-17, 11:58 AM
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Distance from bottom of sink to trap

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I'm wanting to replace my garage sink with a deeper one, it's too hard to clean paint rollers and the like with my current sink.

What is the requirements for distances from bottom of sink connection to top of trap? My trap is fixed, i.e. I cannot lower it any so the sink depth will be the deciding factor.

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Old 04-03-17, 01:50 PM
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The top of the trap will be about level or a little above the top of the wall arm.
You only need enough room above the top of the trap for a short tailpiece.
The tailpiece must be long enough for a nut at the top and a nut with washer at the bottom to connect it to the trap. Maybe 2 - 3".
You could also build a wood platform for the sink if the trap is too high.

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Old 04-03-17, 02:35 PM
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Handyone

Thanks. That is good news. I have about 6-8" currently to reduce so I should be able to get a decent sink depth in there.

I figured a sink, at the drain, would need a good head to create enough down-force to get the water to drain. Guess I was wrong.
 
 

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