Removing Stainless Steal Kitchen Sink????

Old 04-16-07, 08:16 AM
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Question Removing Stainless Steal Kitchen Sink????

I am attempting to remove my stainless steal kitchen sink. I have a wilson art countertop. I have disonnected the pipes and remove dthe faucet and clips mounting the sink to the countertop. I cannot budge the sink. It appears that the builder used some type of black (tar like) adhesive for the corners of the sink. I began attempting to remove the tar but it is almost impossible to remove it. Does anyone have any ideas on what i can do to remove the sink? Any suggestions would be much appreciated!!!!
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I hope that you don't plan on saving the sink because you will almost assuredly destroy it during the removal process.

Mostly it will be just grunting and groaning along with a big hammer and pry bars. This is why a non-hardening sealant is best for setting a sink although it is rarely done.
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Hi Try using a putty knife or scrapper and gently drive it under the lip of the sink, go around untill it breaks free.
Good Luck Woodbutcher
Old 04-16-07, 04:10 PM
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Might try some heat on it . Is say not a lot but see if that helps. Use a heat gun or a hair drier.

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