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DIY tips to install a new kitchen sink

One of the best ways you can upgrade your kitchen is by installing a new sink. The sink is a major part of this room and sees a lot of action, which is why it is so important to invest in one that is both durable and aesthetically pleasing. You can even pick out and have it installed yourself, depending on your own DIY abilities. If your skills in this area are lacking, then it is likely a good idea for you to call in a professional plumber and have them take care of the situation.

But what you can definitely do on your own is pick out the sink that you will be having installed. The first step in this process is measuring out the physical space that you have to work with so you don't end up investing in a model that is either too big or too small. Your new sink will have to be the same length and width of the one you currently own in order to fit in the space comfortably. Also be sure to measure how far deep the sink goes so it doesn't end up taking too much room underneath the counter itself.

You will then have to decide on the material your sink will be made out of. There are a myriad of options out there, from stainless steel to copper to cast iron. What you choose should go well with the rest of your kitchen, the appliances and the countertop, so it doesn't stick out like a sore thumb.

If you are planning on having a new sink installed and need professional assistance, be sure to schedule an appointment with a Fairfax plumber from John C. Flood.