How to Install a Utility Sink
In this how-to video, This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey installs a utility sink
In this video, This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey explains how to install a utility sink.
Steps for installing a utility sink
Turn off waterCut section from existing drain pipe and install a new Wye-fittingAssemble PVC pipe and fittings for new drain/vent systemGlue drain/vent system to existing vent stackRough in the PVC trap assemblySet the sink into position, inserting its chrome tailpiece into the PVC trapTighten the compression nut on the tailpiece to secure the trapPlace plumber’s putty under faucet, and install it to the sink deck; tighten nuts from belowCut into existing hot- and cold-water supply pipes, and solder in tee fittingsInstall copper wall anchors to hold new piping in placeAttach flexible supply lines to the hot- and cold-water pipes, and to the faucet
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