Installing Antique Iron Kitchen Sink with Drainboard

Sep 1st

An old kitchen sink with drainboard can be the focal point of your kitchen design. It is an iconic fixture of American households for the years 1940 and 1950. The cast iron traps heat and are extremely durable. They are also very heavy, so installing them is a challenge.

Instructions to installing antique iron kitchen sink with drainboard: measure the sink area. Cut the part of the cabinet you need to place the sink in place, if yours is a version of cottage with a solid front. Reinforces the surrounding cabinets by measure and cut plywood to fit on the sides, front and rear. Nail it in place.

Measure the depth and nailing plywood on the sides of the cabinets that hold the sink. Place the reinforcement strips on the front, back and sides. Place the sink in place for a snug fit and that is based on the brackets.  Also make sure the plumbing connections are aligned properly. Remove the sink. Put a bead of silicone sealant in all areas where it will sit on the counter. Put on silicone and press it slightly to sticking.

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Finally, to installing antique iron kitchen sink with drainboard, add accessories, connecting the installation of water and sewer.