Saturday, March 8, 2014

How to Remove a Leaking Sink Basket - Part 2 of 2 - Installing the Sink Basket

Fig.1 shows the new stainless 
steel sink basket kit
By Gary Boutin
Parts and Supplies:  
Crescent wrench 
EZ-Lock Sink Strainer Kit
Flat tip screwdriver 
Sink Wrench

Mrs Stone wanted her kitchen sink to stop leaking and my repair service was hired to solve her problem. 

This post shows five steps to install the new sink basket underneath the sink. 

Step 1: Fig.1 shows the new EZ-Lock Sink Strainer and sink basket kit.
Step 2: Fig.2 and fig.3 shows pictographs instructions on how to install the sink basket.
Fig.2 Installation instructions
Fig.3 Instructions
Step 3: Fig.4 shows what the parts look like removed from the box.
Fig.4 Sink basket parts
Step 4: Fig.5 shows the sink basket that will be secured underneath the sink.
Fig.5 Parts that secure the sink basket
Step 5: Fig.6 shows bottom view of the sink basket now installed except for the drain pipes.
The pipes were re-attached and the sink now works correctly without leaking. Job finished.
Fig.6 Bottom view of sink basket

How to Remove a Leaking Basket:
  • Part 1 of 2 - Removal
  • Part 2 of 2 - Installing the Sink Basket

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