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My wife insisted we buy this sink for use in our garage MUD room. It is a NUMERÄR model.

The size was good, wide and deep but installation was a nightmare. First there are no pre-drilled holes for the faucet. While a no holes option gives the user more latitude in faucet placement. Most of us do not have the tools to cut holes in stainless steel.

They do sell a CHEAP metal hole cutter BUT the hole was too small for most faucets sold in the USA. The hole cutter is about 1 1/8" dia. Most faucet risers , especially if you have amixing valve, single faucet type is 1 1/4" diameter. When I discovered the mistake, it was too late to re-drill the hole.

A hand file was required to enlarge the hole and a lot of elbow grease. The installation instructions were totally inadequate and misleading. Wooden support for the faucet was also not available without a lot of work. Save yourself some headaches and trouble.

If you must buy this sink, get it installed by the store. Better yet, find another brand.

Product or Service Mentioned: Ikea Installation.

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Sterling Heights, Michigan, United States #681733

Sounds more like installer inexperience than anything wrong with the sink itself.

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