Advice 1: How to connect a washing machine drain

Depending on the layout and technical capabilities of your home, you can arrange drain your washing machine of different ways. All the necessary fixtures are found in every home, and basic plumbing skills is almost every men.
How to connect a washing machine drain
You will need
  • - screwdriver;
  • - forked pipe or plastic pipe with tap.
Determine the location for installation of washing machine. This can be a separate room, bathroom, kitchen. Important proximity to the plumbing system in the house. Think about whether there is enough length of the discharge hose from the machine and exactly how you want to arrange the drain – will it go directly down the drain, or the drain hose will be mounted on the edge of a bathtub or toilet.
If you have chosen a way of organizing drain, in which water from the washing machine drained into the tub or toilet, then check the level, which raised the drain hose. Check the manual that exceeds the level of the bath is the distance. The drain hose must be free of kinks. This package washing machine has special holders for the drain hose is mounted thus, use them. This is the easiest way of organizing discharge.
Equip sewer pipe an additional outlet in the case if you decided to drain the water from the machines directly into the sewer. Use one of the two ways described below.
Find or corrugation siphon, if the siphon is missing under the kitchen sink or under the bath. Way place connect them to the sewer pipe. Rather, it is a hole, plugged with a rubber cuff, which are inserted in the tube from the siphon or corrugation. The rubber sleeve must be removed from the hole, its outer diameter is a diameter sewer holes, and the inner – size of the corrugation. Then purchase a bifurcated plastic pipe, matching it (cuff) outer diameter. Plug through the rubber sleeve-seals forked tube so that one end went into the sewer, and the other two can be inserted respectively the drain hose from the washing machine and corrugation of the sink or bath.
Remove the straight pipe that runs from the sink to the trap. Purchase a plastic pipe with a tap of the same diameter. Replace the old pipe with the new one. Drain from washing machine with sealer, attach to the withdrawal.
When increasing the drain pipes (the maximum indicated in the instruction manual of the machine) be careful not to change the diameter of the drain hole, the drain hose is not kinked and did not perejimas throughout its length. All this is necessary for the operation of the pump.
Useful advice
If the floor in the room is equipped with a drain, you can make free drain directly from the machine, conveniently attaching the drain hose.

Advice 2: How to drain the water from the washing machine

The most common failure of washing machines are associated with the discharge of water. A faulty pump, clogged filter or sewage cause the machine refuses to drain water after wash cycle. How to drain the water out of the washing machine in this situation?
How to drain the water from the washing machine
You will need
  • - flat screwdriver;
  • - Phillips screwdriver;
  • - water tank
Drain the water through the drain hose

This is probably the fastest way to drain the water from the washing machine. To use this method will in case if in this model the drain hose is located at the bottom of the hull. Disconnect the hose from the rear wall of the washing machine and drop it on the floor after putting the water tank.
Use drain pipe

Note that the pipe for the emergency drain is not available in all models of washing machines. Usually it is located next to the filter pump, under the cap. Open the decorative panel and make sure you have the part. Gently pull the tube, remove the plug and place the prepared water tank.
Filter pump

In most models and brands of washing machines, provided the pump filter. Typically, the filter will be in the lower part of the washing machine, on the front panel. Usually it is closed with a decorative panel or hatch.

Remove the decorative panel. In the presence of the hatch, pick up the edge using a flat screwdriver. If the filter is located under the narrow decorative panel - determine the method of installation. In the case of fastening to the locking hooks, install them vertically with a screwdriver and remove the panel. When fixing the panel with latches you need to open her top, and then carefully disconnect the latch at the bottom. If the protective panel is mounted on the screw and latches - remove it by sliding to the side.

Slightly tilt your washer back and place the prepared container under the pump filter. Make sure that the pump filter is not fixed additionally. If necessary, Unscrew the fastening screw holding the filter. Grasp the filter handle and rotate it counter-clockwise. Once the capacity is filled with water, tighten the filter and empty the container. Repeat the operation until complete draining of water from the washing machine.

Advice 3: How to adjust sink bowl

The drain of the toilet must function properly, otherwise the use of the device becomes difficult. A similar problem can often be eliminated fairly quickly on their own.
How to adjust sink bowl
You will need
  • Toilet cistern, valves, requiring replacement.
Define the exact purpose of the adjustment of the drain of the toilet. What you want to achieve: reduce the amount of flushing water or, conversely, to increase it, or need to adjust the constant drip of water?
Change in the amount of water drained from the reservoir. Open the lid of the toilet tank. Adjust the float so that it overlaps the inlet when the water reaches the desired level.
If the water from the tank flows continuously install the problem. Look under the toilet tank lid and verify that float and drain valve are straight, have no bias. If necessary, correct their position, and the drain will be adjusted.
If that doesn't work, find where the cause of the water leak. In modern cisterns the water often flows through the overflow tube. Change the angle or height of the float by bending the yoke so that the water level in the reservoir was slightly below the top edge of the overflow pipe.
Check the inlet valve. Lift the float up until it stops. Valve connected with the float by means of the rocker should shut off the inlet valve fully. If water continues to leak, replace the faulty inlet valve with a new one.
Turn off the water. Unscrew the Union nut of the water fittings to the reservoir and the nut of the valve. Remove the valve. Then install the new in reverse order. Turn on the water, check the inlet valve.
If the tank is old design, he may stop to keep water drain valve. Tweak its position or adjust the fit of the "pear". Turn counterclockwise the plastic threaded fasteners drain button valve tightly blocked drain.
Adjust the valve with a new one if the drain valve is worn out, and adjustment does not work.
Call a plumber if you can't handle the drain from the tank.
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