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bouef 08-13-2009 02:58 PM

My undermount bathroom sink fell out
 
Hi there,

I'm hoping someone can give me some advice because i've been searching for a couple days and have found nothing.

I have an undermounted sink in my bathroom that fell out. It's mounted to marble and there was no mounting kit used (nor do i see holes for one). Instead it looks like they used a massive amount of silicone.

My question for all you is, how can i remount that sink? Would i be safe to just use a super strong epoxy? If so, what sort would you recommend?

Any information would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

poppamole 08-13-2009 06:50 PM

I think there is a kit with brackets and cam mounts, you drill 4 holes in the underside of the countertop, which accept the cam fasteners. which hold the brackets against the sink bowl. I've seen them before, maybe made by Kohler. good luck with it

kok328 08-13-2009 07:23 PM

A bracket kit can be used to remedy the problem but, you'll run the chance of cracking the marble top. You'll have to predrill your holes to the proper size for the screws that come with the kit. This is why the installer used silicone, he didn't want to be held accountable for damaging the top. Your other option can be to clean all the old silicone of both mating surfaces and reinstall the top with new silicone/expoy. You may want to visit a bath fixture shop to see if they have something better than silicone.

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