no clip install stainless steel kitchen sink

patahannrApril 30, 2012

To make this brief, I am trying to replace my kitchen sink. Laminate coutertops, hole is right size but there is no overlap of countertop to attach sink clips.

There is 1/2" thick base cabinet wood walls on either side so I was thinking of routing or chiseling little notches to fit the sink clips and give them something to bite into.

Then I thought an easier way would be to go ahead and silicone the sink in place and then put a 5 gallon bucket of water in each bowl to provide weight and let it sit for 12-24 hours.

Any ideas??

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I used the 'glue it with caulk' technique about 15 years ago and have had no problems. Removing the sink, however, would probably end up with its edges being bent up beyond reuse.
When trying the notch technique, I found it difficult to impossible to work in the narrow space available to square up the clips.

    Bookmark   May 1, 2012 at 6:27PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Hot water backflowing into cold supply
OK, I'm rephrasing my question, as what I'd asked before...
Costco Water Ridge Dual Flush -- Need reviews
Any more reviews on the dual flush Water Ridge toilet?...
Fleck 5600 Econominder - Salty Tasting Water
I just installed a new 1.5 cu ft water softener with...
what brand water softener
have 2400 sq ft rancher on town water. do not have...
Under counter water filters…again
I've lurked here for over a year and have learned so...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™