How To Install A Vessel Sink In The Bathroom

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Hi beloved visitor, searching for new ideas how to install your bathroom sink with a vessel sink? Stay cool, we’ll show you how to do it step by step.

The first, don’t forget to think about the height of your new sink and vanity because Vessel sinks can be recessed in the counter or sit on top. And also use a taller faucet with a long spout designed for vessel sinks.

To install the vanity, mark the height and width on the wall to see the layout. Then use a stud finder to locate and mark the wall studs above the outlined area.

Mark The Height And Width On The Wall

Use a tape measure to transfer the plumbing locations from the wall to the back of the vanity.

Tape Measure to Transfer The Location to The Vanity

Then cut with a hole saw a little bit larger than the size of the pipes. If your new vanity has drawers, make sure the plumbing won’t interfere. Then, position the vanity and check that its level. You can use the shims to adjust.

Cut With a Hole Saw The Vanity Then Position The Vanity

When it’s level, drill holes through the back into the studs, and secure the vanity to the wall with screws.

Secure The Vanity to The Wall With Screws

Attach the faucet on the vanity top before installing the top on the vanity. Leave the faucet loose to make adjustments after the sink is installed.

Attach The Faucet on The Vanity Top

Add silicone caulk or adhesive to the top of the vanity and position the vanity top in place. And then attach the backsplash with caulk the joint.

Add Silicone Caulk and Position The Vanity Top

Apply a bead of clear silicone caulk to the bottom of the vessel, and position it over the hole on the vanity top. (The overflow hole should be toward the front).

Apply The Vessel and Position It Over The Vanity

Then assemble the drain, aligning the overflow hole with the sink. Don’t over tighten. After the caulk has dried, install the rest of the plumbing. You might have to cut the tailpiece with a hacksaw to make it fit.

Aligning The Overflow Hole With The Sink

When the plumbing is installed adjust the faucet as needed. Now, you can turn on the water and check for leaks. And finally, add the hardware.

The Plumbing is Installed and Add The Hardware

Consider matching the style your vessel sink with a new mirror and lighting fixture to complete the look.

 

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