Ormazd Vessel Sinks November 02nd, 2017 - 04:11:48
Vessel sink installation is simpler than traditional flush mounted rim style sinks. A single 1.5 inch diameter counter top drain hole is all that is required to position and plumb a bathroom vessel sink. Conventional flush mount rimmed style basins require a much larger counter cut out almost as large as the sink itself. Vessel sinks have the additional advantage of providing more useable counter space beneath the curve of the sink bowl. Since a vessel sink occupies less counter area, this offers an additional advantage in limited space installations. Vessel style bath sink drains which were at one time difficult to obtain are now as commonly available as traditional drain fixtures.
Most vanities are 30 to 36 inches wide. Some double units are 60 inches across. Check out Signature Hardware (lots of rustic looks, good for country houses) and Home Decorators Collection (23 choices, more modern looking... suitable for a city apartment). Lowes has a good selection too, and you should take a trip there or to some other local retailer before you buy one of these sinks online... it is always best to "meet" an item like this in person before you buy it. Elegant and chic, vessel sink vanities and faucets are becoming popular with homeowners who want to add an artistic quality to their bathroom design. It is a sink that rests on a countertop or on top of a piece of furniture. This article is not just going to tell you about all of the different kinds of vessel sinks but it will tell you how to install them as well.
For me, bathroom vessel sinks are the best - period. I have flipped many houses in my time, and every person that I work for always asks me what the best sink is. Time and time again, I always come down to a bathroom vessel sink. The sinks that are used in the kitchen are also top quality, but the bathroom sinks just have a little bit more of a substance to them. This could be for many reasons, and lets explore some of them right now.
Installing a vessel sink is not at all difficult but does require pre-planning regarding the placement of your plumbing fixture and drain as needed for any other bath installation. Vessel sink counter heights should be appropriate for the higher rim position of the counter top mounted bathroom vessel style. Your choice of vessel color, material and surface finish requires particular care because the dominant vessel form will draw attention from all who see or use this fixture.