Basket Strainer: Silicone: Tutorial for how to install a basket strainer in a standart 3.5" sink drain opening
Apply a small bead of plumber's putty around the drain strainer and install the strainer, pressing firmly against the putty. Step 5 Tilt the sink to its side to place and secure rubber gaskets and threaded flange to the underside of the sink drain.
3 1/2" Kitchen Sink Basket Strainer with easy install ring screws for a single person installation Kitchen Sink Basket Strainers can be connected to the sink drain, in a variety of ways. My preferred method is using a tailpiece, because it offers the most flexibility.
Part 1. Preparing for Installation. Prepare your work space. Shut off hot and cold water to the sink and clean area under sink bowl. Apply a thin beading of plumbers putty around the circumference of the hole in the sink bowl. Disassemble the drain insert. Insert the top half of drain insert into the hole in the sink bowl.
To install, you tighten the locknut up against the sink bottom by hand and then tighten the screws to apply more pressure without the need for a pipe wrench or locknut wrench. When installing a new sink, it's much easier to attach the sink strainer(s) before setting the sink with the sink turned upside down.
How to Install a Sink Drain. Putting in a sink drain is a simple home improvement project that anyone can complete in less than half an hour. First, decide whether you'll be installing your new drain in your bathroom or the kitchen—the p