Bisaillon Vessel Sinks November 05th, 2017 - 09:37:49
The vessel sink that is suitable for space-restrained rooms is the drop-in sink. These under mounted sinks are commonly integrated with vanity cabinets because they are installed directly under the opening of the sink. The drop-in sinks are incorporated with simple counter tops to give space for other bathroom items such as toiletries, bathroom cleaners and miscellaneous accessories. The commonly used materials for these sinks are ceramic, fire-clay, porcelain, and china clay. Though there are models of drop-in sinks that are made of glass or copper, these kinds are not commonly seen in normal houses.
You also need to consider just how much effort you want to put into maintaining your new vessel sink. These sinks come in a variety of materials including ceramic, glass, wood, stone, marble and copper. Many of these materials require added maintenance to keep the sink looking good and functioning like it should. Glass sinks, even tempered glass are prone to breakage and so special care needs to be taken each time you use a sink made of this material.
For practical use, you want the rim of the vessel sink to go up at least six inches to prevent too much splashing, and the bowl part of the vessel should be at least 15 inches wide. There are also vessel sinks that are square, and are set more deeply into the vanities, which makes them feel a bit more like standard sinks and may make some users more comfortable with them. Finally, do not install the faucet for the sink too high, or you will get water splashing over the vessel, on to the vanity and then on to the floor. Thats a little bit more of a fountain effect than any of us wanted, I think.
There are some vessel sinks that re fitted right above the counter while there are other types of vessel sinks that which are mounted over the counter itself. In olden days no one could even think of a decorative bathroom and hence vessel sinks were all the same everywhere. But with the evolution of time and technology today, vessel sinks are available in different shades, materials and several types as well! So if you are giving a thought to upgrade your bathroom décor you may as well change your old traditional vessel sink into a modern one. You may even try your hand at some vessel sink shopping!