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The proper way to install a double drain

Here’s a common plumbing faux pas. Maybe you’ve even committed it yourself when replacing old plumbing with fresh new ABS. The good news is, it’s an easy fix.

In a double-drain kitchen sink, the drain setup often looks like this.

The drainage will be good from the one side, but because the center T should be sloping one way, water draining from the opposite direction is going to have a tougher time of it.

Here’s the fix:

You’ll have things flowing nicely in no time.