Your kitchen sink may need replacing if it looks quite used. There are three ways to install a kitchen sink. They are self-rimming or drop-in, undermount, and integral. If you want to do the replacement yourself, here are some ideas for you to help you with the project of installing the kitchen sink.
1. Self-rimming or drop-in.
In the clip below, Lowe’s home improvement expert, Mike Kraft, shows how to properly install a self-rimming or drop-in sink for your home kitchen.
This method is used to install solid-surfacing and stone counters. It can leave a sleek, clean look especially if the area is properly measured and the countertop cut to fit the size and shape of the sink. Here is a brief DIY video to undermount sink installation.
This method is the most expensive. The sink and countertop are one. This option is especially available for stainless steel sink and countertop. Also, the integral concrete sink and countertop is also growing in popularity. If you want to achieve a clean integrated look for your sink and countertop this is a good option.
The clip below briefly explains the integrated look of the kitchen sink and countertop, and shows some more examples of integrated sink and countertops.