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How to Replace a Pop-Up Drain Stopper in a Bathroom Sink?

2022-10-08 10:17:20

Model: BM-P01

A drain stopper is an essential accessory for a bathroom sink. With a pop-up drain stopper, the user can hold the water by simply pushing down the drain and let the water drain by popping the drain up. There are metal and material of pop-up drain stoppers in the market. They are different in quality and price.
The replacement of a pop-up drain stopper can definitely be a DIY project. If you are still hesitating to replace your pop-up drain stopper on your own or ask for help from the plumber, this article will introduce some general steps for the replacement and you may have knowledge of the basic replacement process before making a decision by reading it.
Materials and tools that are needed
1. New pop-up drain stopper assembly
2. Pipe joint compound
3. Plumber’s putty
4. A bucket
5. Channel-type pliers
Remove the old pop-up drain stopper
Loosen and remove the P-trap from the branch drain and sink drain tailpiece. Then remove the mounting nut from the tailpiece and lift out the entire drain out of the sink. There may be water in the P-trap. We may put the bucket under the trap to catch the water. After removing the old pop-up drain stopper, clean give the sink a thorough clean.  
Install the new pop-up drain stopper step by step
1. Push the plastic washer and the rubber washer down on the top of the mounting nut.
2. Apply pipe joint compound to the top side of the rubber washer and plumber’s putty to the underside of the flange on the sink drain ring. 
3. Connect the drain parts and tighten the drain assembly.
4. Put the drain stopper in place.
5. Install the pop-up lever.
6. Connect Pop-Up Lever and Pivot Rod.
7. Screw on the tailpiece and reconnect the P-trap.

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