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My new stainless overmount sink will not lay flat on new counter

New countertop (laminate). New stainless steel sink. Trying to install and have tightened all the clamps but one corner will not lay flat. Is it possible that the sink may be warped? Paid 200.00 for sink.

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Probable not warped, more likely the corner tab is bent. If it is just the corner place a rag over the corner, then using a crescent wrench tighten it on the corner using the rag to protect it from scratches and lightly bend it back. Do this incrementally. If it is more then just the tab ( 6" or more from the corner), remove the sink, place it on the floor, (upside down), place a 2x4 under the offending corner and press down on the sink. Again do this in small steps. Just use a straight edge to know when you have moved it enough.

Before you do any of this make sure your counter top is level!

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