How do you remove an undermount sink from granite?
- Place a length of 2-inch-by-4-inch wood across the sink top.
- Access the sink by laying underneath it within the kitchen's cabinetry.
- Squeeze caulk remover into the connection between the sink's rim and the granite countertop.
Also asked, can you replace an undermount sink in a granite countertop?
The short answer is yes it can be replaced. However, I do recommend having a granite contractor do the replacement. The adhesive used to hold the sinks under the top is very strong once adhered. Also, the granite may have to be cut and polished to line up with the new sink properly.
Subsequently, question is, do you install undermount sink before countertop? It's very important to install an undermount kitchen sink before the countertop slabs are set down. Once the countertop slabs are set down, you usually will not be able to fit the sink through the hole, and you won't be able to properly seal between the sink and the underside of the countertop.
Furthermore, which is better undermount or drop in sink?
Undermount Sink Pros Easier to clean - With an undermount sink, there's no lip between the edge of the sink and the the countertop where food particles and dirt can get stuck. Better quality - Undermount sinks are usually better quality than drop-in sinks because they're designed for high-end kitchens.
How do you remove a glued undermount sink?
Insert the edge of a utility knife on the underside of the counter where it meets the sink's rim and begin slicing through the caulk holding the sink in place. Keep one hand on the bottom of the sink to keep it from falling away quickly and cut all the way around the sink's edge.