Cinderella Vessel Sinks November 04th, 2017 - 15:17:55
There are a lot of things you can do to a bathroom to make its appearance outstanding, and one of these ways is by getting vessel sink faucets that match the sinks. The bathroom still holds regard as one of the more important rooms in the house. Not because it is where most time is spent, but because of the indispensable role it plays. Having an elegant bathroom is not asking for too much, and with the proper vessel sink faucets, it is a possibility. Assuming that you have already bought your sinks, this article will address faucets in isolation.
As for the installation of vessel sink vanities, like the installation of any other sink this can be a complicated undertaking. Professional installation is advised but not required. There are several websites dedicated to the step by step instructions for do-it-yourself vessel sink installation, but our suggestion is to follow the instructions given to you by the sink manufacturer. Remember, installing a sink is not simply the building of the countertop and the attachment of the sink basin, there is plumbing involved.
Vessel sinks are the newest trend in bathrooms because they allow for people to add a touch of beauty to a functional part of their bathroom decor. However, there are some things you need to consider if you are thinking of exchanging that old set in bathroom sink for a more modern and artistic vessel sink. Since vessel sinks sit on your counter top rather than being sunken, you need to consider your faucets. Standard faucets for sunken sinks simply are too low set to work with todays sinks.
For an above counter installation, you will need a hole that is large enough to accommodate the drain assembly. This is the plumbing hardware that allows the sink to drain the water. If the bottom of your vessel is flat, then the installation is straightforward. The only thing we would recommend is a bead of silicone under the sink and around the edge to prevent water on the countertop from working its way underneath the vessel. If the vessel has a rounded shape - as with most glass vessel sinks - you have two options. You can either use a vessel mounting ring (sometimes these are provided with the sink) or you will need to provide a mounting hole directly in the countertop.