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How To Install A Kitchen Drain

 

 
 
how to install a kitchen drain
 
We recommend consulting professional help if you are unfamiliar with installing kitchen fixtures.
 
 
Tools and Materials:
Basin Wrench
Basin Wrench
Damp Cloth
Damp Cloth
Silicone Sealant
Silicone Sealant
(100% neutral cure)
 
   Step 1  
  Disassemble the sink drain assembly and lay the parts aside, in the same order in which they were removed. See the illustration as a reference if needed. Disassemble the sink drain assembly and lay the parts aside, in the same order in which they were removed. See the illustration as a reference if needed.  
     
   Step 2  
  Apply a bead of 100% neutral cure silicone sealant to the underside of the strainer body. Apply a bead of 100% neutral cure silicone sealant to the underside of the strainer body.  
     
   Step 3  
  Insert the strainer body into the kitchen sink. Insert the strainer body into the kitchen sink. Firmly press the flange into the drain hole to create a proper seal. Wipe away any excess sealant around the drain using a damp cloth.  
     
   Step 4  
  From underneath your sink, slide on the rubber washer, followed by the friction washer, followed by the strainer cup. From underneath your sink, slide on the rubber washer, followed by the friction washer, followed by the strainer cup. Hold in place, pressed against the sink.  
     
   Step 5  
  Thread the lock nut onto the strainer body. Thread the lock nut onto the strainer body. Hand-tighten until secure, then finish tightening with a basin wrench.

Important: If installing your drain into a fireclay sink, or a sink with porcelain enamel, do not overtighten, as it can crack or break your sink.
 
     
   Step 6  
  Secure the strainer body to your P-trap using the plastic washer and compression nut. Secure the strainer body to your P-trap using the plastic washer and compression nut.  
     
 
 
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