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Install an Undermount Sink


Recessed, or undermount, sinks are popular because they allow for easy clean-up of the adjacent surfaces and can be installed in practically any type of counter.

The method of attachment varies by manufacturer; installation instructions are included with all models.

In addition to the bowl, many sink manufacturers also offer countertops that are precut, predrilled, and prefit. All that is required is applying a bead of sealant and tightening some screws.

Apply caulk to edge of bowl.

Apply caulk to edge of bowl.


1. Apply a small bead of silicone caulk (or the sealant provided) around the edge of the bowl, following the directions on the label.



Flip assembly over and attach the sink to the bottom of the countertop.



2. Place the countertop upside down, position the bowl and secure it with the screws provided; remove any excess sealant with a clean cloth. Turn the counter over, attach it to the cabinet, and hook up the drain and supply lines.

Flip assembly over & attach sink to bottom of countertop.

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