We Know: All About Bathroom Sinks
About Bathroom Sinks
The installation of a bathroom sink is a straightforward process for most homeowners with some degree of experience
in do-it-yourself projects. Finding the right bathroom sink for your purposes and style is made easier by all the choices
Optional Features for Bathroom Sinks
Before purchasing a bathroom sink, consider the following:
- Color. The majority of bathroom sinks are white, but some stores carry other colors. You're more likely to have
to special order non-traditional colors. In those cases, be prepared to pay extra for non-white colored bathroom sinks.
- Measure your existing sink. Measure the width and length, and depth below the countertop. If there are faucet
holes, measure the distance between them. If you don't want to replace the existing faucet system, you'll need a sink with
the same measurements for the faucet holes. If you don't want to modify or replace the countertop, the new sink should be
the same dimension as the old one.
- Under counter mount. The majority of bathroom sinks are under counter mount which means that there are no
visible brackets, screws, or other hardware to keep it in place.
- Porcelain or bone china material construction. Porcelain is more common and much cheaper. Bone china adds an
There are many bathroom sinks from which you can choose, including:
- Kohler Ladena Undercounter Lavatory (Model 2214-0): Measures 18" x 12". White. Sells for around $140.
- Renovator's Supply Venetian Vessel Sink in Bone: Sells for around $140.
- AZ Partsmaster Lavatory Sink: Measures 19" x 16" oval. White. Sells for around $40.
- Renovator's Supply Drop In Bowls Bone Vitreous China: Sells for around $160.