Any ideas on a good method of installing this sink...I've google for
undermount technique and results are fuzzy.
Ceramic tile? Travertine? Cultured something or 'nother? Formica?
Thanks for any suggestions..
Sorry, I should have written better post...installation will be
straightforward and I'm sure I won't have any trouble with that. I
finish/trim recommendations are what I'm looking for..
There's not really any trim involved. You mount the sink to the
underside of a solid (i.e. same waterproof material all the way
through) countertop material that has an opening to match the sink.
Silestone is a durable, worry-free material for this.
Undermount sink edges are nasty hard to clean unsanitary eyesores.
Consider persuading SWMBO to go for a conventional and far better
looking top mount arrangment. But if this threatens your relationship,
then simply put the countertop face down, apply a slow cure 2 part
epoxy to the sink and place sink on the counter top, install clips if
supplied, and let the whole thing cure thoroughly. Install as a unit.
As you will note in the displays at various stores, no trim around the
sink rim is usually used, although it would improve the appearance a
lot if it were. HTH
I just finished installing a small round ceramic sink under a solid
surface material similar to Corian. The material works easily, and
sands and buffs to a high shine easily, and can be repaired.
Some caveats -making a backsplash with a curved transition between
horizontal counter and vertical backsplash is non-trivial, at least
for me. This material is normally 0.5 inches thick. You aren't
supposed to put the anchors for the clips into material that is less
than 1" thick. So plan to double the thickness of the counter around
the rim. No big deal, but it will lower the drain 0.5". I attached
mine with 100% GE silicone as per the recommendation, and then used
clips. So far, so good.
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