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Removing ABS Plumbing Pipe

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Jul 31, 2008
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Removing ABS Plumbing Pipe

I'm planning on installing a laundry tub to replace one that's already there - the new tub needs to have the P-Trap lowered - the existing one is attached quite secure and with some plumber's cement glue.

Can anyone please recommend the best way to remove the existing P-Trap that's installed on the pipe that coming out from the wall?

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Mar 10, 2004
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Post pics for comment. Typically i use a dremel, hacksaw or reciprocating saw.
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If you need to lower the p-trap in order for the new sink to fit you would also have to lower the trap arm exiting the wall . How to accomplish that will depend on how / where the sink is vented and where the fixture drain is run
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Recip saw, a decent blade, and roughly 15 seconds.
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Hi,

It's plastic, use a hand saw if you don't have a reciporcating saw. How much lower does the p trap have to be to accommodate the new sink? Would it be easier to build a pedestal for the new sink?

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