How to Install a Kitchen Sink
Intstalling and replacing a kitchen sink is fairly simple, but it's recommended to install the sink with two people.
NOTE: This is a drop-in style sink. Other types of kitchen sinks would require different steps.
Tools/Materials:Putty knife, silicone caulking, and plumber's putty
Products:Shop Kitchen Sinks
Step by Step Instructions
Loosen the silicone and older sink with the putty knife.
Remove the older sink.
Remove all of the old silicone using the putty knife.
Add a rim of new silicone caulking.
Add the new sink. Since this one is cast iron, no clamping is needed because the sink weighs enough.
Add plumber's putty to the new drain and insert the drain into the sink.
Once the drain is set in the sink hole, you will want to put the drain together in the following order: rubber gasket, washer, nut. Then, secure the drain to the sink.
Connect the plumbing to the drain. First, connect the tail piece to the drain basket, and then connect the drain line to the tail piece.