Gaetane Vessel Sinks October 23rd, 2017 - 05:35:13
Vessels represent a break from the traditional, with a raised sink design. What this means is that faucets for vessel sinks need to have a refreshed design for them to be consistent with the sinks in terms of both design and functionality. This opens up to a whole new world of possibilities. In most cases, these faucets come mounted into the wall slightly above the sink. The design insists on functionality, but without compromising on the aesthetic side of it. From the look of it, an unknowing eye would quickly conclude that the sinks and faucets are different, considering their separated designs, but that is not the case.
These sinks have style. If you are looking to give the look of your bathroom a bit of a kick, then the vessel bathroom sinks can do that. They come in a wide range of different styles, and each one will add a different personality to the room. There are stone sinks, wood sinks, as well as metal ones, so they will have exactly what you are looking for. Bathroom vessel sinks are built for quality. What good is a bathroom sink if it doesnt function properly? I have tried many sinks in my time, and let me tell you some of the brands out there just dont do it for me. I like the feel of these sinks and the way that they function. These sinks havent let me down in the ten years that I have been using them, and I highly doubt that they ever will.
I am a real estate agent and I noticed when I am showing houses that have vessel sink vanities in the bathrooms that they are sold so much faster than the others. The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house, and it is either the first or the very last room that my clients will visit solely because it is such an important one. And bathroom sinks can make or break the sale of a house, and if it doesnt look its best then be prepared for disappointment - thats where bathroom vessel sinks come in. I will recommend bathroom vessel sink to all of my clients and that is because they can do so much for the bathroom.
Due to design considerations, a mounting ring is not always desirable. If you want to mount the vessel directly into the countertop, you will need a hole that is at least 3" in diameter with a beveled edge in the countertop material to accommodate the shape of the bowl. You may want the hole to be more in the range of 5" - 6" if the vessel is larger for stability. Use clear silicone to provide cushion and stability when mounting the sink. If you want to lower the level of the sink you can simply enlarge the hole. The larger the hole, the more stability you will achieve in the installation. To experiment with the size of the hole, use a piece of cardboard. Start with a smaller size - say 3" - and work your way up. This will give you a visual as to how far down the vessel will be relative to the counter throughout the size range that you choose. Be sure to keep the height of the faucet you have chosen in mind when making these decisions.