All I Need To Know About Bathroom Sink Vanities
What are bathroom vanities?
In the simplest of terms, bathroom sink vanities are a combination of a sink or basin that sits inside of or on top of a cabinet. The doors open up for storage space. The cabinet has a triple duel purpose which is to help conceal the sink’s plumbing, storage, and it holds the sink in place.
How much are bathroom vanities?
Bathroom sink vanities are mass-produced bathroom furniture. You can buy a vanity for as low as $40.00 or as high as over $1,000 depending on the style, shape, size, and materials it is made. Bathroom vanities can house one or two sinks. Cost also depends on whether you have the vanity custom-built or you buy a prebuilt model.
What are standard size Vanities?
Bathroom sink vanities come in a variety of sizes. Twenty-four inches is the smallest size vanity. You can also buy 30 inch, 36 inches, 48 inch, 60 inch, and 72-inch vanities. However, the standard depth is 20 inches to 21 inches. The narrowest depth available is 18 inch. The standard height of a bathroom vanity is about 31 inches.
How much does it cost to install a new sink vanity?
If you install the vanity yourself, you will save on the cost of labor. If you have your vanity professionally installed it could cost you $200.00- over $1,000.
What are the types of sinks I can buy for my vanity?
- Drop in sinks
- Under mount sinks
- Pedestal Sinks
- Vessel sinks’
- Console Sinks
- Wall Hung Sinks
- Vanity Bathroom Tops
What is the material in my bathroom sink?
China, enamel, or cast iron are the materials in most bathroom vanity sinks. These materials are made to last for years. Other materials that makeup bathroom sinks are enameled steel, stone, wood, acrylic, and tempered glass.
Do I order a stand size sink for my bathroom?
There are no standard sized sinks. You can buy the smallest of small bathroom sinks that are just big enough to wash your hands, or you can buy a sink big enough to bathe a baby or wash your hair. Most round sinks are sized 16 inches to 20 inches around. Most rectangular sinks are sized 19 inches to 24 inches wide, and they are sized 16 inches to 23 inches from front to back. Again, the size of your sink and vanity depend on the size of your bathroom.
I want to replace my bathroom sink how do I measure?
- The first thing to do is measure from the front of the vanity to the back wall.
- Next, measure across the top of the vanity for the length.
- You will need at least four inches if not six inches of counter space on each side of your sink to hold hygiene articles.
It may not seem too bad of a job making this a DIY project. However, you will eliminate a lot of frustration and headache if you leave this job to the professionals to install bathroom vanities. The professional makes sure that plumbing lines up and measurements are accurate for the size of the bathroom.