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How To Install a Vessel Sink

Installing a vessel sink enhances the look of your space and is simple enough for even novice DIYers. In this video, Tom from Signature Hardware walks your through the process.

Video Transcription

Hi, I’m Tom from Signature Hardware. Today I’m going to show you how to install a vessel sink.

Vessel sinks are one of our most popular items – and for good reason. They are easy to install and come in a wide variety of unique shapes and materials. Natural stone, copper and even bamboo sinks are available.

We’re going to need a couple of tools for the job; channel lock pliers, some silicone sealant, a damp cloth and a towel. We’re going to be installing a glass vessel sink, if you’re installing a copper sink, be sure to use a neutral cure silicone sealant.

Lay down your towel to prevent damages to the countertop and sink, carefully place the sink upside down on the counter.

Apply a bead of silicone around the drain hole on the bottom of the sink.

Turn the sink back over and set it on the countertop over the drain hole.

Wipe away any excess silicone with your damp cloth.

Now, we’re ready to install the drain. Apply a bead of silicone to the underside of the drain flange and press the drain into the drain hole.

Thread the rubber gasket, friction washer, and lock nut onto the drain pipe and tighten with your channel lock pliers. Wipe away any excess silicone around the drain with your damp cloth. Allow the silicone to dry for 24 hours.

You can see our entire line of vessel sinks and get answers to any additional questions by visiting us at signaturehardware.com, or call customer service at 1-866-855-2284.

Thanks for watching!