webuser_310100881

Regd. sink drains & bottle traps

HU-310100881
4 months ago

I would like to know the advantages of having a bottle trap. My kitchen seems to have two outlets - a normal drain on the floor and a bottle trap that connects sink outlet to a hole in the wall. Why does some kitchens and bathrooms have two outlets? any specific reason?

Comments (3)

  • PRO
    GC Design Studio
    4 months ago

    The waste from sink will directly drain from the bottle trap. Bottle trap is more hygienic as it doesn't allow any gases from drain into the kitchen/bathroom.

    The one on the floor is to allow any water (either from overflow or from cleaning the floor) to be drained out.

  • HU-310100881
    4 months ago

    the on the wall drain and floor one are close to each other. so both go into a single cabinet. how stable are bottle traps? should i plan for leaks on a longer run?

  • PRO
    GC Design Studio
    4 months ago

    If the bottle trap is of good quality, you need not worry. It might just need maintenance based on regular wear and tear. Else nothing to worry. Nest to each other is ok. The floor drain is to drain out any excess water from kitchen floor.