Laminate counter tops are easily installed with undermount sinks, according to Formica Corporation, providing the sink meets certain requirements. The undermount sink must include a 1-inch wide, machined-flat rim made from a resin material. The rim must create a 90 degree angle where it meets the bowl wall.
Kitchen sink manufacturer Karran USA offers seamless, undermount sinks meeting all requirements, with their Acrylic or Edge Series product lines. A solid surface adhesive is bonded directly to the back of high pressure laminate, preventing moisture seepage while improving counter top hygiene and aesthetics. Karran adds that many stainless steel sinks do not meet this specification due to steel rolled rims, so consumers should verify to ensure intended results.Learn More
The number one cause of a toilet tank not filling up is a faulty fill valve. Over time, the inner workings of a toilet tank wear out and need replaced. When the fill valve begins to wear out, it can stick in a closed position, preventing the tank from filling.Full Answer >
Install a kitchen faucet by turning off the water supply, removing any obstacles in the way, removing the old faucet, attaching the faucet to the sink and installing new supply lines. Replace the obstacles, and turn on the water supply valves. The process usually takes about an hour.Full Answer >
To install a basement toilet, first install basement plumbing, assemble the toilet, and remove the knock-out flange. Install a wax ring in the flange and secure the toilet on the flange. You need locking pliers, closet bolts, nylon washers, nuts, a hacksaw and bolt caps.Full Answer >
Using a high-pressure water jet with a psi of 4,000 pushes away the blockage, according to SFGate. If there is a root clog in the sewer line, flushing copper sulphate or a root-killing foam in the toilet effectively dissolves the blockage. An auger is another effective tool in removing matter.Full Answer >