Romaine Vessel Sinks November 02nd, 2017 - 04:50:53
The next vessel sink is recently being incorporated into newer models of houses and to remodeled old homes. These sinks are known as pedestal sinks, which includes a pedestal to support the basin and at the same time, concealing the pipes used for its drainage and water supply. Like the wall-mounted vessel sink, the pedestal sink is practically used to save space. The minimal size of the pedestal sink allows simple installation, and is mostly suitable for installing a sink on wall parts that are near the corners. The pedestal sink is also ideal for small spaces such as powder rooms. These sinks are often made of vitreous china, fire-clay, porcelain or ceramic.
Another widely used sink is the traditional vessel sink. These vessel sinks have been used for designing bathroom sinks for many homes and businesses. This bowl-shaped sink appears to be submerged on a top of a counter. Tall filler faucets and sometimes wall faucets are installed above these vessel sinks. Traditional vessel sinks come in different types of materials such as china, ceramic, bronze, glass, and clay.
These vanities usually have a stone top and glass, marble, stone, copper, bronze or other metal for the vessel sink. The vessel sink itself can be high and deep, almost like a cup shape, or much shallower and wider. Copper vessel sinks look nice with stone, but if you have one of the more ornately designed sinks (the ones that look more country-kitchen than ultra modern), tile is a workable choice. Black marble looks especially nice with the more modern design copper vessel sinks. Glass, even cloudy green glass, sounds great, but the final result looks weird -- it is too easy to see glue, or some other telltale sign of construction through the glass. If you are totally in love with the glass-look, make the most of it in glass tiles for the wall. Copper and green glass do look good, but the finished effect should not show anything unsightly.
Price is also going to be a consideration. With some vessel sinks running between $1500.00 and $2000.00 you might want to opt for a less expensive porcelain or glass sink rather than that made of copper or marble. Keep in mind that not only are you going to be paying the cost of the sink, but, you will also need to have a new counter top for your vanity or a new vanity and a new set of faucets as well. So make sure that you can afford the type and style of bathroom vessel sinks you are choosing. Vessel sinks are a wonderful way to add an artistic touch to your bathroom decor without cluttering up the bathroom itself. By giving careful consideration to the type of vessel sink you want and its installation you can have a look that is unique and you are happy with.