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Fitting a New Sink - Gap Between Sink and Pedestal When Screwed up to Wall

Postby jordancorey » Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:38 am

Hi, i was fitting a new sink at work the other day. I placed the sink on top of the pedestal to mark where to drill my holes for the fixing. the bottom part of the sink where the holes are touched the wall but they was about a 10 mm gap from the wall at the top of the sink. I kept trying to reposition the sink on top of the pedestal to see if that was the problem. I checked the wall and floor with a spirit level and they where OK. In the end I just had to fix it like that. But when i tightened it in place, the front end of the sink lifted up of the pedestal and the gap closed in at the back of the sink. I then had to put a piece of wood under the pedestal to lift it up.

As anyone else had the problem???

Is it common and if so was I doing something wrong.


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Postby proptech » Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:37 pm

Hi Chris

Yes, that sort of thing is common, some being worse than others. I don't think I've ever come across a basin that's totally accurate. You really just have to look at the situation, and adjust your fixing methods to suit.
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