If you ask me which shape you think will be perfect for the kitchen, a rectangular shape is surely not something that I’d like to recommend.
Most of the stylish and elegant kitchen sink comes with a true corner. Installing a corner kitchen sink can be challenging for anyone, especially for those people who don’t have previous experience.
Knowing some facts and steps to get it done can make it a task worth enjoying.
Installation of Corner Kitchen sink
This review will help those people who want a DIY installation. Even for discussing with a professional plumber, you must know about this process.
Before the installation of the corner kitchen sink, some necessary tools need to collect. There is a list I can provide that will help you to check it easily.
Tape measure, Jigsaw, Marking Pencil, Painter’s tape, Wood screws, Drill, driver, Silicone sink caulk, safety glasses or goggles you need to collect.
All the necessary steps are described below to know more about the installation process of a corner kitchen sink.
Step 1: A perfect place is the most important part to start the job. In every kitchen, there is suitable spot which will be best to install the kitchen cabinet. A corner is the best solution. For that, you must check out the level of the floor.
Adding shims of various types of thickness will help you to make the floor level. Creating a layout of the cabinet will increase accuracy.
Take a pencil or a marker. Use a tape measure to find out the actual dimension. Now mark it with a pencil.
Step 2: In this step, a frame needs to build for the cabinet. After the installation of the base of the kitchen cabinet, use other materials like the pieces of wood to build a frame.
It will play a role as like as joist. Sometimes, some difference can hamper to take the perfect measurement.
To ensure the height and the measurement, trim the board using a hand saw or a miter saw. To attach the wood you have to your a nail gun or hammer.
Step 3: After installation the frame you have to install the board. This board will help you to cover all the areas of the frame.
Insert a nail to attach the board which not only secure it, but also smooth finish on the wood. In the top portion, you have to install a sink. So keep it free from the wood.
Cutting the Sink Hole: First of all, you have to make a template if it does not come with the sink. Take a craft paper and create the template. It’s so simple to do it. Just lay a full sheet of paper on the countertop.
Now trace around the sink. You got a line to cut out the template. Select the spot where you want to place the sink. Position the template on the countertop. You can also use painter’s tape to reduce the splintering.
Take a drill, which would bite large to cut a starter hole. Do it on the inside of the template. The area of the countertop material needs to remove later. Cut the hole using a jigsaw. The temple will be a good guide to cut the hole for the sink.
Installing an Undermount Corner Sink
There are a few basic steps you must know to install an Undermount corner sink. If you understand once all the steps, then it will be the easiest job for you.
Once the hole is cut, then jump to complete the installation process. First of all, you have to deal with the countertop. Turn it upside down.
Focus on the hole and run some bead of silicone caulk around it. Take the sink and place it over the hole. You have to do it slowly and push it down slightly.
Not use the clamps. All these clamps are included with the sink which needs to attach to the bottom of the countertop.
For that, you have to screw holes with sufficient depth. Now the sink is ready to attach for the countertop.
Cost of Installation: A corner kitchen sink becomes a hassle for lots of people who do not want to do it without any help. So, professionals come to help you.
The total installation process costs some money. There are estimates, installing a corner sink only. You have to pay $ 100 to $400. But the range differs according to your needs.
During the installation which types of job need to do is the main fact to influence the cost. Some people love to install an extra faucet or soap dispenser or garbage disposal. So, for this, you have to pay an extra amount of money.
Most of the sink has a straight forward installation process. But according to the material and shape, it varies.
A corner kitchen sink is a bit different than the regular sinks that we deal with.
It comes with almost a U shaped and L shaped design. This design is pretty much useful to optimize the washing area.
So, Lots of users want this type of corner kitchen sink as well as a corner cabinet.
So, installing a corner kitchen sink is the easiest task, but only if you will know what you need to do.