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I took off the clean out cap and discovered a plug/sleave…

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I took off the...

I took off the clean out cap and discovered a plug/sleave inside the pipe.

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

First off, why is it there? The problem just started today. I removed the trap and the water is coming from beyond the sink plumbing. Hence going for the clean out. I removed the cap and there is a sleeve or plug inside the pipe. How do I remove it and why would it be there?

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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5/27/2018
Plumber: Daniel Plourde, Plumber replied 2 months ago
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hi i am dan i can help you with this. can you take a picture of the part you are referring to and post it here

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Would prefer the question answered without a phone call
Plumber: Daniel Plourde, Plumber replied 2 months ago

it looks like that is an old drain access that someone left in the wall. what exactly are you trying to do?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
clean it out as the sink is clogged. The sink is clogged beyond the trap.
Plumber: Daniel Plourde, Plumber replied 2 months ago

if the pipe is clogged it will need to be snaked from the drain pipe where the trap was connected. that other pipe above it should not be used to clean out the pipe

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
thx
Plumber: Daniel Plourde, Plumber replied 2 months ago

your welcome if you have any more questions about this please let me know and if this helps you i would appreciate it if you could rate me on my service by selecting one of the 5 stars on your page.

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