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I want to plumb in a dishwasher but there is no waste pipe for the dishwasher to join on to

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Hi,
If there is a kitchen sink nearby you should be able to get a plastic waste pipe adaptor from a hardware store that simply screws in below the sink plug hole and joins to the U-bend pipework. It will have a short stub pipe on it for attaching the dishwasher drain pipe.
Hope this helps. D.

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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