Bathroom sink

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Drains' started by Ironsights, Nov 13, 2018.

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    Ironsights

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    Hi,

    Excuse my simple question!

    My old bathroom sink was steel and had 4 metal tabs on the corners that held screw-on clamps so you could attach it to the vanity surface. The sink I want to buy is a ceramic sink with no attachment points whatsoever. The guy in the hardware store says you just calk it in place and it won't move. I find that hard to believe: Once I start scrubbing it or standing on it to paint the ceiling or something I just can't belive a simple bead of ordinary bathroom calking is going to hold that sink in place.

    Is a bead of calk going to do the trick or is there something else I need?

    Thx
     
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    Silentrunning

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    I would certainly use a bead of plumbers putty in addition to the caulk. Be sure to let it dry for several days before trying to move it.
     
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    Ironsights

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    I'll try it their way and I'll definitly let it sit for a couple of days.
     
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