In Canada, Snappy Trap is sold at Home Depot stores.
Does Snappy Trap™ meet Plumbing Code Standards?
Yes, Snappy Trap™is listed with IAPMO and meets the criteria of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC). The UPC certification is valid in all 50 states and Canada.
How Resistant is Snappy Trap™ to High Temperature?
It's safe to pour liquids down the drain up to boiling point (212° F / 100° C).
What is the Difference Between Traditional Plastic Tubular Parts and the Snappy Trap™?
Traditional Plastic Tubular parts need to be measured, cut and in some cases cemented or glued together.
The Snappy Trap™ comes pre-assembled and can be installed manually with basic or even no tools.
How Flexible are the Snappy Trap™ Hoses?
The Snappy Trap™ hoses are flexible enough to adapt to most spaces under the sink. However, they are not like an accordion or corrugated hoses. The material (Flexible PVC) is sturdy and is meant to withstand years of daily use. Also, although corrugated hoses are completely flexible, they clog easily, cause bad odors, and do not meet plumbing code standards.
What is The Length of the Snappy Trap™ Hoses?
Can the Length of the Snappy Trap™ Hoses be Cut?
Yes. In most cases, it will not be necessary to cut the hoses. We recommend following all the steps mentioned in the instruction manuals and the tips mentioned in the videos before cutting the hoses.
If the hoses need to be cut, follow the steps in these videos:
How to Cut the Length of the Hose in the Snappy Trap for All Bathroom Sinks
How to Cut the Length of the Hose in the Snappy Trap Double and Single Kitchen Sinks
I Have Very Limited Space Under my Kitchen Sink, Will The Snappy Trap™ Work for Me?
We recommend having at least 4" of available vertical space to install the Snappy Trap. Please follow the instructions on how to measure here.
The Drainpipe Entering the Wall Below my Kitchen Sink is not Centered, Will I Be Able to Install the Snappy Trap?
Yes. The Snappy Trap adapts to drainpipes that are positioned 10"-12" from the center of the sink.
Does Food Or Waste Get Stuck In The Snappy Trap Hoses Causing Clogs Or Bad Odors?
No, the smooth interior is a proprietary feature of the Snappy Trap. Food and waste do not get clog the interior.
Does The Y Fitting In The Kit For Double Kitchen Sinks Have A Diverter On The Inside?
Yes, the "Y" fitting includes a diverter.
Does Food or Waste Get Stuck in the Diverter of the "Y" Fitting?
NO, the diverter was designed and tested to maintain a steady flow of liquids and to not allow any obstruction of food and waste.
What Should I Do If I Need Help During Installation?