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Whether your sink is damaged or you're just looking for an
update, replacing a drop in bathroom sink is easy.
1. The first step is to get the old sink out! Turn off
the water supply under the sink and disconnect the supply lines
and the sink trap.
2. Use a utility knife to cut through the sealant around
the rim of the sink.
3. Lift the sink off the countertop.
4. Use some white vinegar and a non-abrasive scrubber to
remove any sealant left around the sink. If it's really stubborn
you may need a putty knife.
5. Install your new drain assembly and faucet before you
drop in your new sink. If you need more information on removing
or installing a faucet, be sure to check the plumbing category
on the website.
6. Apply a bead of good quality silicone caulk around the
7. Set the sink and press gently to make a nice seal.
8. If your sink has clips under it you'll need to tighten
them in place.
9. Once the sink is installed, use some silicone caulk to
seal the outer rim.
10. Then all that's left to do is reconnect the supply
lines and the drain, and then turn the water back on!
Clean the Hot Water Heater
Maintaining your hot water heater is important to make it run
more efficiently. I'll show you how; it's really easy. Over time
lime, iron and calcium settle in the bottom of your hot water
A slow drain? Don't call the plumber just yet... I have a quick
fix recipe that can relieve that drain pain! And the solution is
found right in your kitchen...
Everyone gets a clogged drain now and then. Well, I have some
tips to help solve the problem and keep it from happening in the
A plumbing emergency kit is a great idea for any household; it
will get you through a leaky faucet or a clogged toilet with
Install a Toilet
Installing a toilet is an easy job with a just little know
It's easy enough to tell that the toilet is leaking;
unfortunately, it isn't as easy to tell where it's leaking from.
Here are some easy ways to figure out exactly what needs to be
A leaky pipe can send a homeowner into a panic, and most leaks
signify bigger problems in the line. I have some easy tips that
will stop a leak until you can fix it or call a plumber in...
Glass Tiles for Energy Savings – Poor Conducting Makes Great
Not too many people consider glass tiles first when remodeling,
yet there are ways to use glass tiles for energy savings. In
fact, the increasing popularity of glass tiles in the home is
directly related to environmental issues. There are many
companies that are making glass tiles out of recycled glass.
It takes less energy to make a new tile from recycled glass
then it does to produce a new tile from scratch. In the home,
glass tiles can be used as extra insulation on the wall or
floor while adding a decorative touch.
Benefits of a Bathtub Soffit
When you are remodeling your bathroom, you will need to know a
lot of things. One of the most important things you will need
to know when you begin your bathroom remodeling adventure is
how to incorporate a bathtub soffit into your new master,
half, or full bathroom. Not only is a bathtub soffit useful,
it adds a special degree of charm and sophistication to your
Whirlpool Tub Plumbing Tips
Before you begin, consider your skills as a carpenter and
plumber. If you are the average weekend home repair mogul, you
may want to sit this project out. You will need a lot of
skills with big, powerful tools like soldering tools and a
mini tubing cutter. Also, you will need to understand the
basics of plumbing and carpentry. If you aren't completely
comfortable with using tools like this, you should definitely
consult a construction professional or a professional plumber.
Bathroom Additions Bring New Life To Your Home
For ideas on bathroom additions, you don't have to go to an
interior decorator or professional designer. You can achieve a
new look for your bathroom quite easily by looking online or
watching decorating shows on television.
Bathroom additions such as the following can add new life to
your bland bathroom and make your space more useful and
to Do It: Drilling Ceramic Tile
On first glance at the title of this article, you may be
wondering who would be silly enough to attempt drilling
ceramic tile. But as your bathroom remodeling project moves
forward, you may find that the brand new tile wall you spent a
week putting up needs a towel bar or a toilet paper holder.
And in cases such as these, you will definitely need to know
how to go about drilling ceramic tile.