Installing a sink.
Before you start the process, read the manufacturer’s guidelines and stick to all building codes. If you aren’t comfortable installing your kitchen’s sink or associated components, look for home improvement experts to do it for you. Choose the correct type of sink. Single and double bowl sinks can be fixed into a good number of counter-top surfaces. Under mount sinks are installed below the counter and are supposed to be only used with strong surface and natural or plotted stone counter-tops. Below are instructions for installing the sink.
Measure your current sink. If the new sink has dissimilar drain location and dimension than the item it will replace, you will be required to modify the plumbing and counter-top opening. For perfect results, make a sketch of your previous sink with complete measurements including length from the sink edge to the drain region to use as a reference and shopping aid. Or you still can remove your previous sink, take it to experts close to your area, and ask them to assist you select a sink replacement unit. Caution: Put on safety glasses when operating under your sink or cutting pipes or other materials.
Make your mind up if you will similarly replace the faucet or add extra components such as the filtered water tap or hot water tap, sprayer and soap dispenser. Standard sinks have one, two, three or four holes on the back lip for the faucet and extra components. It is easier to install modern faucet and other parts if it is practiced the exact time you will install your new sink, as you can easily handle the hardware with the new sink out of your kitchen/ bathroom counter-top.
Lower the new sink to the sink opening and aligning accurately. From beneath the sink, turn the metal attachment pins outward and tighten up the bolts or nuts. Screw the supply outlines to the supply pipes and water connections of the outlet. Tighten the connections and be careful not to over tighten the threads or remove their cover. If there is any garbage disposer close to you, install the sink by strictly following the manufacturer’s guidelines. Insert the outlet pipe and tighten the latch. Reinstall the dishwasher trough. Lastly, connect the discharge pipe to the sink outlet pipe and open the water tap to check if there is any leakage.