Farmhouse sink Ikea is a large ceramic sink with a deep basin suitable for washing large items. Whether you purchase a single or double basin ikea, there is no difference in the installation. Here are some steps to install a farmhouse sink Ikea in your kitchen.
Make a template of the farmhouse sink Ikea by placing it face down on a piece of cardboard and trace it, then cut it out with a sharp utility knife. Tape the template on the face of the cabinet where you plan to install the sink. Place the top of the template flush with the top edge of the countertop, trace the template with a marker, then discard the template. Cut along the traced lines of your cabinet with a reciprocating saw or a saber saw and discard the unwanted section of the cabinetry. After that, cut two pieces 1-by-1-inch of pine to the length of the opening you cut into the cabinet with the saber saw. Secure the first pine board inside the cabinet along the inside edge of the opening and the second piece along the back wall of the cabinet at the same height to add extra support for the additional height of the sink. After that, secure the boards to the cabinet with a screwdriver and wood screws. Place the sink to the opening with a level on top and remove additional wood using a wood file if necessary. Secure the underside of the sink to the cabinet using the supplied screws and brackets from the manufacturer. place a bead of silicone around the front and top edges of the sink, then place a bead of plumber’s putty around the hole in the sink basin and secure the sink trainer with a pipe wrench. Wipe any excess putty with a moist rag and repeat the process with the second basin if you are installing double basins. The last, attach the S-trap to the drain extending up through the floor.
So, installing a farmhouse sink Ikea in single or double basins can be completed using some simple steps above.