Once your water’s off, turn your sink taps on to run through any water in the system. Once it’s dry, you can use your wrench to unfasten the hot and cold water pipes. If they look in good nick, feel free to reattach them to your new sink, but if not – now’s the perfect time to replace them.
TOP TIP: This guide is designed to help you replace your basin like-for-like. If you’re switching sink styles, there may be pipework that needs moving, replacing or installing – in which case we always recommend you get a professional in.