Sinks are a major part of your plumbing system. They come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors and are usually fairly easy to install.

The tips in this section can help you choose the sink that's right for you. You'll learn about the different types of sinks, stainless steel, fiberglass, porcelain, etc. and you'll find some tips that can help you install them correctly.

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   Caulking Acrylic Sinks
Considering that acrylic sinks are one of the more inexpensive types of sinks currently on the market, it only stands to reason that you might just have one in your home. At some point in your life, you may need to repair the caulking in that sink. Luckily, caulking acrylic sinks is actually a fairly easy task.

   Caulking Your Sink
Plumbing problems are one of the most common around the home. One of the most common causes for leaky plumbing is faulty caulk. Here is how you can repair your own kitchen caulk.

   Choosing a Kitchen Sink That's Right for You
One of the most important elements to any successful kitchen is the sink, and sadly one of the most overlooked. Many people will simply pick a random sink and hope that it will work out alright. The truth of the matter is that there is more to choosing a kitchen sink that's right for you.

   Installing a Pop-Up Drain
If you haven't already got a pop-up drain in your bathroom sink, then you need to think about installing one. Installing a pop-up drain is a relatively easy plumbing project that even a novice can complete in less than an hour. All you need to do is follow these instructions.

   Replacing a Faulty Aerator
Over time the aerators that are used in most faucets will become clogged with dirt, lime, or simply stop working for some reason. While you can always try cleaning them, often times it is simply better to replace them. Luckily replacing a faulty aerator isn't all that difficult. Just follow these instructions to ensure that you do it right.