Monday, September 15, 2014

The Different Types Of Vanity Basins For Bathroom Remodels And New Construction

There are varieties of vanity basins available for both bathroom remodels and new construction.

Double sink vanity, wall mount vanity, corner vanity, vessel sink, and oval basin is the most common vanity basins.

Popular options for master bathrooms are double sink vanities. A double sink vanity, as the name implies, has two basins in the same cabinet spaced several inches apart. This lets two people use the sinks and get ready for the day at the same time without getting in each other's way.

Wall mounted vanity basins are more common in commercial settings. Materials such as porcelain or concrete are used to manufacture the vanity and the faucets are mounted on the wall above. These types of vanity basins are also seen in sports arena bathrooms because they can be designed similar to trough with many faucets emptying into long narrow basin.

Vanity basins set in corner cabinet are used when space is at premium. Corner vanities work well in small powder rooms and are often made of higher quality materials since they are in the bathroom guests’ use. The cabinet is placed in the corner and the basin is mounted at an angle. This allows the person using the sink to easily reach the faucet without having a sharp cabinet edge poking out.

Vanity basins that utilize vessel sinks are often seen in modern style homes. Vessel sinks are set on top of the vanity instead of being mounted inside and the faucet can either be wall mounted above or be a swan-neck variety that arches over the vessel. The vessel basin itself may be made of glass, ceramic, or even metal. 

Oval vanity basins are traditional flush mounted sinks. The basin sits down inside the cabinet and only the edge is raised above the counter level. The faucets are then mounted either on the wall above or in the cabinetry behind the basin itself. Scalloped basins are similar to oval basins in their construction but instead of having a smooth edge, it is scalloped.

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