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Materials and Tools:
silicone caulk or plumber’s putty
Start by measuring length, width, and depth of current sink. Double-check measurements or ask someone else to check measurements.
Measure width of countertop.
Measure distance from front of sink to edge of countertop and from back of sink to wall or backsplash.
Tip: Replacement sink should be same size or slightly larger than original sink.
Turn off water supply at valves under sink or at main supply. Turn on faucets to make sure water is off.
Place bucket under trap and remove trap and tailpiece.
Working from below, loosen or break clips beneath old sink.
Using a utility knife, cut seal around old sink.
Pry loose old sink and remove it.
Thoroughly clean vanity surface.
Place new sink on soft towel and Install faucet.
Install and loosely tighten drain assembly.
Turn new sink upside-down on towel and run 1/4-inch bead of caulk under rim.
Lower sink into place, pressing down firmly and wiping off excess caulk.
Tighten drain assembly and connect supply lines to faucet tailpieces.
Connect stopper assembly.
Install tailpiece between trap and drain assembly.
Make sure all connections are tight.
Turn water back on and check for leaks. If leaks appear, tighten slip nuts carefully until water stops.