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 pipe coming in under sink in bathroom
Author: Ilovemydog1 (TX)

2 weeks ago pipe coming in undersink in bathroom started leaking right where it comes thru hole in vanity. i put a bowl to catch drop. only had to empty it every 4 or 5 days. then started getting worse, where couple times a day, i am a older woman who may not use the right plumbing words but i had to turn water off to house cuz bad when i got home from work. i would like to know what to do cuz im going to try to do it myself as i am low on funds any help would be greatly appreciate it

thank you

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 Re: pipe coming in under sink in bathroom
Author: stuckinlodi (MO)

My opinion,

You may need some help with this, maybe a friend or neighbor or relative. You will need to take a close look at where the drip is happening to decide what to do. If it is leaking where shutoff valve attaches to the pipe coming in from the wall you may be able to tighten the connection enough to stop the leak. Or the leak could be from the water supply line that goes from the shutoff valve up to the faucet. Leaking water can run or drip downward in a way that sometimes makes it hard to find where it is actually leaking.

There are several possibilities, you or someone for you will have to figure out where the leak is coming from before you can do the repair. It is difficult for someone here to give exact advice because we can't see what you have under the sink. If you can post a photo that might help us to give better suggestions. I'd recommend that you ask someone handy with tools to take a look at the leak for you. You might be able to fix it yourself but you could also make it worse by accident.



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 Re: pipe coming in under sink in bathroom
Author: North Carolina Plumber (NC)

It does sound like a leak at a supply valve. If it's getting worse it may be on the verge of breaking. It needs to be checked out as soon as possible.

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