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Looking for a cheap plumber in Zurich!

I have a problem in my apartment, the sink keeps getting flooded so I dissolved the system under the sink and now when I bring t back together it all leaks, the rubbers are bad I guess.
Can someone recommend me of a decent plumber and tell me more or less how much it costs or tell me where I can find those rubber replacements?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 02.10.2015, 10:22
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Can someone recommend me of a decent plumber and tell me more or less how much it costs or tell me where I can find those rubber replacements?
If you already took it apart - do it again - check the rubbers - go to a DIY place (Jumbo, OBI, COOP B+H, Migro Do It) find rubbers in the plumbing asile - buy rubbers - go home - refit ensuring you don't cross thread any connections.

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I have a problem in my apartment, the sink keeps getting flooded so I dissolved the system under the sink and now when I bring t back together it all leaks, the rubbers are bad I guess.
Can someone recommend me of a decent plumber and tell me more or less how much it costs or tell me where I can find those rubber replacements?

Thanks in advance.
I think I see your problem. You put it back together sideways. Just turn the pipes 90° clockwise the leak will stop. No need for a plumber!

Seriously though, is the connection after the trap really so crooked?
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I have a problem in my apartment, the sink keeps getting flooded so I dissolved the system under the sink and now when I bring t back together it all leaks, the rubbers are bad I guess.
Can someone recommend me of a decent plumber and tell me more or less how much it costs or tell me where I can find those rubber replacements?

Thanks in advance.
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If you already took it apart - do it again - check the rubbers - go to a DIY place (Jumbo, OBI, COOP B+H, Migro Do It) find rubbers in the plumbing asile - buy rubbers - go home - refit ensuring you don't cross thread any connections.

And invest in some PTFE (aka Plumbers') tape to apply to all the threads - makes them easier to tighten anyway but helps ensure no leaks through the threads.
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And invest in some PTFE (aka Plumbers') tape to apply to all the threads - makes them easier to tighten anyway but helps ensure no leaks through the threads.
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