Published at 05 August 2016. by Leanne Augustin
There are several important tips to remember if you like to install a new kitchen sink. Finding the perfect kitchen sink is a very tough task to do due to the various materials, shapes and sizes of sink available in the stores. The installation is also difficult to do. If you are not a handy man, it will be difficult to do. The technical skills are needed during the sink installation. You can put the sink on the cabinet counter or sink counter. Before the installation takes place, select the appropriate sink. It can be made of stainless steel, aluminum, porcelain or even plastic. If you want to have the sturdy and durable sink, the stainless steel one is a good option. Match it with faucet design.
The water source should be turned off before you start install a new skin on the available space. Put a towel and a bucket located under a U shaped pipe. Therefore, you can catch the water spills around the sink. Remove the old sink basket by unscrewing the nuts using the pipe wrench. Remove the dirt, stain and grime on the new kitchen drain area before the new sink is installed. The debris should be eliminated completely. The water leak can be prevented well. The installation process of a sink in the kitchen will be successful to do as long as you already have had a drain pipe kit. You can get the piece in various hardware stores in town.
There is no need to worry if you are still a beginner in doing this project since the kit is equipped with a manual. Therefore, you will know the types of components which will be fitted on the sink. The sink basket should be installed right away under the sink. But don’t forget to install the cardboard washers and rubber first. There will be no leak if the metal sink basket is on the center position. All connections that you have done during the installation should be properly secured to prevent any water leaks. Check them carefully. The threads of each connection can be secured using plumber tapes. Then you can try the kitchen sink.