- drills, jigsaw, hacksaw, screwdriver, pliers, wrench, pencil, tape, cloth, knife
defined the location of your car washcarefully mark the place on the table top frame.Countertops can first be removed.Although, as shown in popular TV programs, professional cleaning crashed directly on the countertops installed.That's as you wish.The layout can be done on the pattern.The template is made of cardboard or used by applications to the sink manufacturer.However, you can do so - apply sink to the tabletop, circle it strictly on the edge, and then retreated into the features of 1-1.5 cm, draw a work path.
Then proceed to cutting out holes - the most impor
tant stage of the procedure.Drill drill holes with a diameter of about 10 mm.Holes are needed for jigsaw blades.If quadrangular sink - holes should be four at the corners of the intended line.If a round or oval - just one hole.Then fret, just saw out through the hole under the sink .The edges of the hole thoroughly clean from dust and debris.Purified the cut no less carefully treat the sealant with a brush or spatula.Apply it solid, even layer.The sealant is necessary to protect the worktop from moisture.The sealant is selected depending on the material countertops.For example, artificial stone should be used only Silicone and wood and plastic can be used alcohol-based sealants.After applying the sealant is necessary to wait some time for him to "grabbed".
Then install sink .It also use silicone sealant or adhesive sealing tape.Carefully processed edge of a sink with silicone outside.If you use tape, then attach it as close as possible to the edges of the sink.Set sink into the hole on top.If given to the sink special screw, push with it sink to the tabletop.If not - use for this purpose clamp.Leave all the construction for a while "at rest" in order to sink it stuck.Remove excess silicone with a cloth.Excess tape sticking out from under the edges of the sink and gently Split a knife.
The final step is the installation of a sink faucet and drain installation.If no sink mixer hole, vyrezhte its desired diameter in the worktop or wash (depending on the design), and do not forget to seal.Install the faucet and drain according to the instructions.
Tip 2: How to put the sink
recessed sink and made of different materials and have no regulated shapes and sizes.It all depends on the individual preferences of each customer.Round and triangular sink is better to install in small kitchens to save precious space.Typically, these sinks are installed in the corners of the kitchen.
Sinks put in already done holes in the tops or cut themselves a hole in the form established by the sink.As a sink, worktop can also be made from a variety of materials - particle board, wood, stone, ceramic tiles and even metal.Board washing should be flush with the tabletop, or a little higher.If the sink, countertop and are made of the same material and made in one color, it is possible to achieve the effect, in which both parts will look as one unit.
Many stores have a service (of course, fee required) Installation of sinks.And you'll probably have to resort to the help of the store, if your countertop is made of artificial stone - Corian.You have some mills in the house may not be, but the professionals all the tools with them.Self-mount sink you can without too much trouble if your countertop is made of particleboard or wood.And if it is possible to remove the tabletop, it is better to do so.
After installing the sink, connect the drain valve, and then set the mixer.Incidentally, the drain system complicated, if your sink will have two offices.It will be convenient in this case to assemble a system in advance and tightly connect the siphon after installing the sink holes and overflow drain outlets.
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