How to Fix a Leaky Sink Strainer in Singapore

Updated on Friday 21st April 2017

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Worried about all the water dripping from under your kitchen sink?

A leaky sink strainer in Singapore can cause a lot of nuisance in the long run if not taken care of by a plumber in Singapore

We are here to put your mind at ease and assure you we are able to fix this type of leak rapidly and reliably, making sure the leak is stopped and the sink strainer will function properly.

How our plumber in Singapore fixes a leaky sink strainer in Singapore

Briefly explained, a sink strainer is the assembly which connects the sink to the drain line. Sometimes, the sink strainer in Singapore could leak at the point where the strainer piece is connected to the lip-edge of the drain opening.

To fix this type of leakage, our plumbers in Singapore will take the following steps:

1.    Removing the sink trap, the tail piece and the drain parts. Before doing so, a bucked it placed under the sink by a plumber in Singapore to catch all the water which can be coming out from the P-trap when these pieces are removed;
2.    Removing the old sink strainer assembly;
3.    Removing the sink strainer basket;
4.    Eliminating the plumber’s putty from the surface of the sink;
5.    Cleaning the surfaces of the sink around the drain opening;
6.    Getting ready the plumber’s putty and apply it on the sink drain opening;
7.    Collecting the new sink strainer basket pieces;
8.    Inserting the strainer basket through the sink drain opening;
9.    Setting up the sink strainer assembly gaskets and nuts;
10.   Reconnecting the sink basket to the drain.

Diagnosing the issue - a process explained by our plumbers in Singapore

Firstly, our plumbing services professionals in Singapore will make sure it is actually the sink strainer which is leaking under your sink. 

A lot of times, the sink strainer was improperly set up in the beginning, by not being appropriately sealed at the sink drain opening. To appropriately diagnose if the sink strainer leak in Singapore is caused by this issue, our local plumber will take the necessary measures and then correct the leak.

In case you require a sink strainer leak repair in Singapore, we are ready to fix the issue – just get in touch with our Singapore plumbing experts.


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