admin sink & faucet, October 07th , 2017. First part of the plumbing project is removing the old sink. If you don't want your kitchen to be transformed into a swimming pool, I recommend that you close all the water inlet valves of the sink, before going ahead. Also, disconnect the other connections like supply tube, disposal, and trap. Be careful and keep a tub underneath, while removing the pipes, as they may still contain residual water inside.
admin sink & faucet, October 06th , 2017. Release the sink from the clamps. For the faucets, you can decide on how you want it to be placed, leaving the sink overnight to set.
admin sink & faucet, October 07th , 2017. They are available in interesting shapes like square, rectangular, oval, elliptical, asymmetrical, straight-and-curvy combos, and so on. A wide range of options are available in terms of size. You can choose one that best serves your purpose by keeping the dimensions of your kitchen counter in mind, as well as the look of the kitchen.
admin sink & faucet, October 06th , 2017. In case these two seem to be giving away, change them with the new ones while you have got these components apart.
admin sink & faucet, October 07th , 2017. Faucets on sinks are of four types: cartridge, compression, ball, and ceramic disk. Compression faucets have rubber washers which secure the valve. Since these washers wear out easily, they need to be replaced. All the other types do not have rubber washers, but are likely to develop leaks after being used for a while. You will have to either replace the entire assembly or just the O-ring in such cases.
admin sink & faucet, October 06th , 2017. Cut off the main water supply that provides water to the entire household. After holding back the water supply, remove the faucet handle, and let out all the water from it.
admin sink & faucet, October 07th , 2017. After the replacement handle is in place, attach the retaining screw back to its position to fix the handle on the faucet. With help of a screwdriver, tighten this screw.
admin sink & faucet, October 06th , 2017. First task is to select a new sink, which is tailor-made to your measurement requirements. Measure the dimensions of countertop. That will help you in choosing a new one. Selecting the same-sized product is a smart move, as it will save you the task of cutting through the countertop, to create a larger hole. A stainless steel sink is the best option, as it's durable and easiest to install. Standard sink size is 33 inch x 22 inch, with a depth of about 7 inches.
admin sink & faucet, October 07th , 2017. An integral sink is integrated into the counter forming one continuous surface. Highly fashionable and relatively low on maintenance, these sinks are perfect for a complete kitchen makeover. The only downside is that you have to replace the entire counter if you ever decide to change the sink. These sleek sinks blend right into the layout of the kitchen, thus, allowing you to draw attention to other elements in your kitchen.
admin sink & faucet, October 07th , 2017. Once you have access to the handle's retaining screw, remove it. This screw holds the handle on the faucet. Use a head screwdriver and twist it in an anticlockwise direction so that it comes off.
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