October 3, 2022

Drain Pipe Patch

Drain Pipe Patch

Drain pipe patch? If you’re in a situation where you need to patch a hole in a drain pipe or cover a hole in a vent pipe that you drilled out to snake a drain, this works all the time. Normally I would use a traditional pipe clamp or repair plate to get the job done, but I often fail to keep adequate stock in my van. When this happens I simply take a traditional no-hub coupling and remove the rubber gasket from the stainless sleeve.

Next, I’ll make one cut with a blade or scissors turn the rubber inside out, remove the center rubber bead with a good sharp blade, and sand it down flush with my rotary tool. You can now flip it back around and place it over the hole, open both clamps on the stainless sleeve, place it over the rubber gasket and torque it up!

If you have a 60-inch lb. torque wrench, finish it all the way. If not just use a 5/16" socket and 1/4" or 3/8" ratchet wrench and snug it up tight. Check out the video where I’ll walk you through the process and please don’t forget this applies to drain and vent pipes only and should not be used for pressurized water pipes!

Regards & Happy Plumbing!
Bob

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