At GVW, they offer wide and varied range of stainless-steel kitchen sinks that can be used for your kitchen and pantry. We have stainless steel kitchen sink of all types and sizes, and you can pick what suits you best. In this article we will explore in detail how to install a stainless-steel kitchen sink.
What items do you need to install a stainless-steel kitchen sink?
- Putty Knife
- Pipe Wrench
- Socket Wrench
- Utility Knife
- Safety Glasses
- Drainpipes & Fittings
- Tape Measure
- Adjustable Wrenches
- Small Bucket
- Hack Saw
- Work Gloves
- New Sink
- Shop Towels
- Plumbers Putty
- Silicone Sealant
How To Install A Stainless-steel kitchen sink by yourself?
- Check the countertop opening by setting the new stainless-steel kitchen sink in the countertop hole and checking if it fits. If needed, you might have to make slight modifications with a router or tile cutter to make sure the countertop can accommodate your new stainless-steel kitchen sink.
- Attach the clips inwards towards the sink bowl.
- Install the faucet
- With the help of plumbers’ putty fix the strainer by pressing it firmly against the putty.
- Make sure to secure the gaskets and clean up any additional putty with a towel.
- Next you need to install the disposal mount. You can refer to the instruction’s manual for detailed instructions on how to fix the disposal mount.
- Seal the stainless-steel kitchen sink by applying a thin layer of silicone sealant to the edges.
- Lower the sink into the countertop hole carefully and make sure the edges are well-aligned before securing it.
- Make sure all components are well fixed and now is the time to tighten any nuts or screws.
- Attach the water lines of the faucet and the supply pipes.
- If the stainless steel kitchen sink comes with garbage disposal make sure to insert the discharge pipe and tighten the clamp.
- Reinstall the dishwasher drain for the kitchen sink.
- Make sure that the discharge lines are well connected.
- Adjust the height of the drainpipes if required.
- Use sealant and seal around the stainless steel kitchen sink
Once you have followed all these steps you can check for any water leaks. If no leaks are identified then it means you are good to use your newly installed stainless steel kitchen sink.