UNDERMOUNT SINK INSTALLATION RECOMMENDATIONS
Thank you for your purchase of a Novanni sink. We are confident that with the proper installation and care of this sink you will get many years of
enjoyment and use. Please take a moment to read this insert.
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ATTENTION - SHARP EDGES. USE CAUTION WHEN HANDLING SINK. WE RECOMMEND WEARING WORK GLOVES TO
PREVENT INJURY.
ATTENTION INSTALLER - PLEASE LEAVE THIS LEAFLET WITH THE HOMEOWNER
NOVANNI RECOMMENDS THAT THE INSTALLATION OF A SINK IN AN UNDERMOUNT APPLICATION SHOULD BE PERFORMED BY AN
EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL COUNTERTOP FABRICATOR.
There are several ways to undermount a sink. A qualified installer will select the appropriate method to ensure the sink is properly secured to the
underside of the countertop. Typically, silicone adhesive is used around the flange of the sink to adhere the sink to the underside of the countertop.
Wood or stone blocks mounted with epoxy are also used as additional support around the perimeter of the sink. The sink is supported for at least 24
hours until the adhesives cure. Finally, a bead of silicone is applied to the inside perimeter of the sink where it meets the countertop.
DXF file
DXF files are available for use with a CNC machine to perform the cutout. These files can be downloaded from www.novanni.com or requested
from 1-800-661-1795. The sink should always be present at the time the countertop is to be cut to ensure accuracy.
Accessories
The position of accessories such as the faucet, soap dispenser etc. should be determined at the same time as the sink template is positioned
on the countertop to ensure ample space is available for installation. We recommend that you discuss your installation options with the
countertop fabricator/installer.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Stainless steel is easy to keep clean. Simple everyday maintenance, as outlined below, will ensure its long-lasting beauty.
WHAT TO DO
For regular routine cleaning, use a non-abrasive cleaner. This will
keep the sink free from residue and grease. Since the detergent
used for washing dishes may not be thoroughly effective in removing
grease from the sink, the best results can be obtained by direct
application of a non-abrasive household cleaner. Cleaning products
containing a mild abrasive and recommended by their manufacturer
for use on stainless steel sinks are generally satisfactory if the
product-use directions on the package are followed.
After heavy usage and whenever a thorough disinfecting cleaning is
required, use an abrasive disinfecting cleansing powder. Please
note, however, that an abrasive cleaner should only be used on the
bowl area of the sink . . . never on the ‘mirror finish’ countertop area
of the sink.
WHAT NOT TO DO
Do not use common steel wool scouring pads or metal implements
such as scrapers and wire brushes. These items can cause rust
spots to appear on the sink. The rust is not from the stainless steel
but from contamination by particles of carbon steel which have
rubbed off the scouring pad or metal implement and have adhered to
the surface of the sink.
For surface rust, we recommend Flitz®. Apply with a cloth or sponge
and rub in the direction of the grain. Rinse with water.
Do not leave rubber or plastic protective mats in the sink. The
contact points where the mat rests on the sink tend to collect residue
which may leave marks on the sink and can result in unsanitary
areas.
Residential stainless steel sinks should NEVER be exposed to the
following agents. If contact should occur, rinse immediately with
clean water and clean the sink thoroughly.
• Photographic chemicals, particularly those containing ferric
chloride.
• Iodine
• Chlorine bleach. Chlorides will attack the protective layer of the
sink. Always dilute if used for disinfection.
• Acids, such as sulphuric and hydrochloric in high
concentrations.
The concentration of acids contained in drain cleaning products is
low; however, thoroughly rinse the sink bowl if those products are
used. The best method of ‘preventive maintenance’ is to ensure that
the sink is dry and clean when not in use.
Novanni shall not be liable under this warranty where the sink has been used for abnormal purposes, improperly installed, or has damage resulting
from abuse such as heavy impact, dropped objects or otherwise. Novanni shall not be liable for any inconvenience or expense for material or labour
related to removal of the defective sink, or for any loss or damage to any person or property whatsoever resulting from the defective sink. Scratches
are not covered under warranty. All cost of such replacement shall be borne by the purchaser.
PROOF OF PURCHASE WILL BE REQUIRED FROM HOMEOWNER FOR WARRANTY PURPOSES.
Novanni Stainless Inc., 2978 Southorn road, Coldwater, Ontario, L0K 1E0
Phone Toll free: 1-800-661-1795
Fax Toll free: 1-800-361-2176
www.novanni.com
74180500-1
Novanni offers a limited lifetime warranty to the original purchaser of a Novanni stainless steel sink. Novanni will, at its option, replace, without
charge, such product if it fails due to a manufacturing defect that arises during normal residential use. Product replacement does not include
transportation cost or labour installation cost. This warranty only applies to the replacement of the defective sink. Novanni reserves the right to
examine the product in question and its installation prior to replacement.
09/30/2015
WARRANTY