Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Replacing Bathroom Vanity and Sink

Let's try replacing bathroom vanity and sink by yourself at home.

After last post about replacing kitchen sink, now we're move on to bathroom and get new vanity and sink.

If you're real estate newbie investor, make certain improvements to a house still offers and excellent return on investment and make house sell more faster than before. One of the most important improvement is replacing and old outdated bathroom vanity and sink.

Here is the steps that you will required to replacing bathroom vanity and sink :

First step is measuring existing sink, also available space for new one. Because today there are so many size and model of bathroom vanity in the market. You shoud shut down valve for water. Cold and Hot water valve located under the sink inside the vanity base home. After that you can open faucet handles to drain water to the faucet. Then disconnect the water supply lines at the valve, place a bucket under the water drain to catch the water. Becareful when you do this, because it may connect to a lead pipe joint from the wall that you don't want to break.

After that you can remove it all, to prevent water seeping down the wall you must take a sharp box knife and cut through the caulking and allow you to remove it.

Now you can place the new bathroom vanity base and sink to intended location, after verify the looks secure it to the wall with screws. Important step before you do this is you must install faucet and water supply lines. Recorrect the drain pipes and valves. The assembling progress is complete now.

After that you check all function of bathroom vanity and sink, then you have just replaced bahtroom vanity and sink by yourself.

Congrats! and thank you for visiting replacing sink blogs.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Replacing Kitchen Sink

Need to replace your kitchen sink here we are talking about how to replacing kitchen sink.

Well, you've come to the right place. The kitchen sink sit on the true throne of your home, the counter top. That rusty kitchen sink you have isn't helping your kitchen cabinets show their shine.

You need a few tools to replace a kitchen sink. This is the list of tools that you will need :
screwdriver, puttyknife, assortment of wrench, hammer, and plier.

First thing you need to do is try to pick a sink that compliments your countertop and most importantly fits closely to the same size and dimension to the old one. You need to replacing your faucet as well, if you don't do that means crusty old faucet with shine kitchen sink. Embarassing.

After you get new one of kitchen sink, it's time to remove to garbage your old sink.

Turn off water supply is the important first move, both lines cold and hot. After that you need to turn the knobs to relieve pressure. Then disconnect the lines carefully with wrenches, not only that you need to disconnect the drain pipe too and other accessories such as garbage disposal, dish washer and others.

Look for brackets, you will find it under the sink that may be holding it in place and remove it.

Gently tap the putty knife with hammer under the edge of the sink to help it release free from the countertop. After that free you can remove it.

Scrape all sealant from the countertop with your knife, gently and don't brake the surface area.

Make sure the new kitchen sink is fit properly and use clear silicone around the cut-out and set your sink in place. After that you can attach any retainer clips. Install your new faucet on the sink. That all. It's done.

Now you can check water supply and use it.

Congrats, you can replacing your kitchen sink by yourself.
Thanks for visit my replacing sink blog.