Watch this video to get professional tips on how to install a P trap. If you need to buy one before you install it, we have great prices on the drain pipe. The trap is essential in preventing a backflow effect with wastewater and sewage in plumbing applications and fixtures. Water is "trapped" in the pipe and is the agent that prevents the backflow. An additional convenience is that the P trap allows for the recovery of items unintentionally dropped down the drain (wedding rings, etc.).
Here is an outline of the steps the video details, but the video will give you visuals and a more thorough explanation of what is going on:
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As mentioned, here at PlumbersStock we carry all kinds of drain assemblies, so if you need a P-trap, J-bend, S-trap, etc. we will have discount prices for you. We carry P traps in PVC, ABS, and chrome, so you will be sure to find the best option for your installation. No matter what kind of install you have, be it a dual mount, farmhouse, or drop-in kitchen sink, we have you covered.
Learn more about plumbing traps here or check out the rest of our how-to plumbing tutorials for other helpful resources.