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Kitchen drain broke, how much to fix?

I was cleaning the cupboard, noticed the drain pipe was loose and it snapped.
Interestingly searching for kitchen sink drain on HD and Lowes website doesn't come up with much except some delivery only items, either i am searching for the wrong term or they are in store and not listed on the site (i know this happens for HD sometimes)
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Is the piece on the right part of the drain assembly or the sink? Its rusted so i'm not sure (i am hoping its not part of the sink and the sink has to be replaced), and how much should i expect to pay for parts (labour is my own)

This thing is probably 10 years old, would all plastic/abs last longer (the brass appears to have corroded)

Would this work for repair or is it only for ikea drains or would i need to come up with a way to attach it to the existing piping?
http://www.ikea.com/ca/en/catalog/products/90056021/
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You are looking for a sink basket strainer.

All the big box stores have them in different styles. Bring the old one to match up

about $25-$30
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l69norm wrote: You are looking for a sink basket strainer.

All the big box stores have them in different styles. Bring the old one to match up

about $25-$30
Thanks, that made it much easier to find
will this suffice
http://www.homedepot.ca/product/straine ... bly/917700
or do i need this?
http://www.homedepot.ca/product/kitchen ... ock/909253
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Take your old one to the store.

I'm assuming this was a double sink. You need to match up the old one and new one so that the style of the strainers/"plugs" are the same.

Some twist in, others press in with with a spring like clip, some have a pin.

You don't want the left sink to mismatch the right sink if you have a double sink as you'll have to keep track of which strainer goes on which side. You want the same style so the same strainer can be used on either the left or right side
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If you have a double sink, take a look at the other one. It may be in the same condition. Might as well change em both now.
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Op, haven't I seen you give plumbing advice? How do you not know what a basket strainer is?

Buy blanco ones that have a plastic lower body, with the screw in the top
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hitman_24 wrote: Op, haven't I seen you give plumbing advice? How do you not know what a basket strainer is?

Buy blanco ones that have a plastic lower body, with the screw in the top
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Not plumbing advice but lots of furnace and structure advice.
Unfortunately i did not stay at a holiday inn express last night so i am not wiser then regular Quentin5 :(
Its not a double sink and it broke around 1am so stores were not open yet, i wanted some advice before i go today.
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Quentin5 wrote: Not plumbing advice but lots of furnace and structure advice.
Unfortunately i did not stay at a holiday inn express last night so i am not wiser then regular Quentin5 :(
Its not a double sink and it broke around 1am so stores were not open yet, i wanted some advice before i go today.
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Quentin5 wrote: Thanks, that made it much easier to find
will this suffice
http://www.homedepot.ca/product/straine ... bly/917700
or do i need this?
http://www.homedepot.ca/product/kitchen ... ock/909253
Don't forget to get some plumbers putty and make a small "rope" and place it between the sink and the basket. That keeps it watertight.
Yes, one of them has a rubber gasket but, the plumbers putty is much better and lasts longer.

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