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PostPosted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:34 pm 
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I'm currently connecting in my new kitchen sink and wanted to check whether what I'm going to do looks OK or if I could improve on what I intend to do.

Below is a screenshot of the drainage I intend to install, I've put it together temporarily to get an idea.There's on length of pipe missing and a temporary bag to stop smell coming up from sewer. The solvent pipe and joints I've had to do as the main drainage pipe descending from the sink is offset to the one connecting to the sewer. Its also too close to join straight in, so needed to come away and then back in. Is there anything I can do to improve the set up and anything I should be aware of with solvent weld fittings.I've heard that you need to twist the pipes to ensure the solvent coats all round the pipe, but the instructions ay dont twist the pipes. I will also have to add a short length of cold fill blue pipe in between the aquastop and my cold water IV, I know its not great, but best option I can think of at the moment as the current pipe is short by about 300mm. I'll have a dishwasher and washing machine connected at either end via a flexible waste pipe. Again not ideal as I believe theyd be better via their own dedicated solid pipes. With the flexible pipes, if I run them so that they run up as high as possible from the washing mach/dishwasher outlets to the underside of the worktops and then drop to connect to the waste pipe, is that good enough?

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Looks OK maybe a telescopic U bend might help with the alignment... ummm... solvent weld make sure you brush all around the external
of the male fitting and all around the internal of the female fitting, no need to twist (ooohhh eeerrr mrs.)

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