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My one piece original porcelain sink and counter has an uneven hole where the stopper is to go; the new faucet I am installing will not sit evenly and leaks! HELP - how can I even out the sink or get the rubber stopper/washer to actually work? I tried silicone caulk and it STILL leaks...this is like the 4th faucet since we moved in some 24 years ago; the first 2 worked but the last always leaked and the new one is obviously not going to work either...

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    Clayton Jr Jul 14, 2010

    Are you using plumbers putty?

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If it is truly a porcelin top then you can use a product called plumbers putty available at your local hardware store. It will conform to the shape of the drain and provide a good seal. If this is a cast marble or resin type of product then plumbers putty will void any warranty and possibly discolor the sink. Ensure it is indeed porcelin before continuing and follow the manufacturers directions for installation. Good luck with your project.

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