Clarice Vessel Sinks November 05th, 2017 - 10:26:55
So I finally did it. I bought my own house and when I brought in my contractor to change up the place the way that I like it I had decided that I wanted something different for the bathroom and kitchen. I wanted something that would give them a sense of style and class and he had made a few suggestions to me. One of his suggestions was to replace the sinks with some better ones. He had some bathroom vessel sinks in his van that he was going to install later at a different site and showed one to me. When I saw it I then knew what I was missing in my new house and immediately placed an order to have them installed. I then looked for some vessel sink faucets to complement its overall look.
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.
So if you are willing to modify your bathroom décor or lets say your vessel sink you may have to invariably think about the faucet or the tap. You may even have to check out your plumbing because it may give you some limitations in your modification plans. And just in case you face some limitations, repositioning the pipes and your plumbing may just get a bit above our budget.
Whether you are looking for a sink for the bathroom and want to add a vanity sink to your bedroom (if that is possible) there are plenty of online catalogs to look through to help you make your choice. The vessel sinks for the bathroom are sometimes just a basin that is made to sit on top of your existing countertop (which will have to be remodeled when you take out the old sink) and sometimes they are a freestanding bathroom cabinet sink.