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Washer backing up into bathroom sink.

Posted by sharonskips (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 14, 12 at 23:58

Just a wee bit of water from the washer is making it through the pipes into an adjacent sink. I suspect it's all the lint, cat fur and the occasional forgotten tissue from the laundry growing into a pipe-sized lump somewhere. I wish there was some way to filter the outgoing water. How do I fix this and is there a way to keep this from reoccurring?

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RE: Washer backing up into bathroom sink.

Fix it by snaking the washer drain and pulling out the crud. I'd start with your basic 1/4" diameter auger(everyone should have one), pushing and turning at the same time to get it through the trap.

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