Have you ever considered purchasing a used kitchen sink? It can be a great budget saver.
You know you’re an adult when you get excited about a new sponge for the kitchen sink.
Or maybe…get excited about a new sink especially if it costs a mere $8.
You all know by now the ReStore in one of our favorite places for getting items for our fixer-upper house.
If you are looking to remodel on a budget, the Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a winner for sure.
Here is our old sink while we were in the process of the first painting of the kitchen cabinets. Now that’s a long story!
We really wanted a deeper sink so we set out to get a little bit of an improvement.
Considering sinks are around $200, we needed a cheaper option.
Here is what we found…
SALVAGE TIP – If you want to remove any marks, just soak in a little bleach for an hour or two, drain, wipe clean.
The Mister removed the old and installed the new. Here is a tutorial if you need one.
We didn’t find a used faucet, so we did purchase that new. But all in all, it turned out really great for a budget-friendly makeover.
TIPS FOR BUYING USED SINKS
- You will need to know if this will be an under-mount or drop-in sink. Ours is a drop in.
- If you are getting a deeper sink, as we did, you will want to ensure you have enough room underneath.
- Decide on what kind of material you would like.
- Measure your sink opening. And if you are buying used, take a tape measure with you.
- Decide if you want a single or double sink.
- Check out the Restore or even Facebook Marketplace for used options.
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