June 23, 2017
Vessel bath sinks are believed to have originated from northern parts of Asia and are in fact one of the favorite choices for home owners even today. Vessel sinks can be made of natural stone, ceramic, glass or any solid metal. They come in different shapes and colors and are highly versatile in nature. Read on to find out five important facts about vessel bath sinks.
1. Choosing the right faucet
Unlike the other sinks, the vessel sink stands well above the countertop and must be fitted with a faucet that lets the water pour right into the middle of the basin. Faucets that pour water along the sides of the sink can make the place messy with frequent water splashes. There are two options when it comes to choosing a faucet for the vessel sink: a countertop mounted faucet or a wall-mounted faucet. The gap between the tip of the faucet and sink rims and length of its neck must be given optimal importance.
2. Consider the right place for installation of sink
Vessel sinks can be installed on a pedestal or within a cabinet that is designed to accommodate the drain assembly. The installation process is influenced two main factors, the base of the sink and the material of the sink. The stability of the sink and its depth are determined after considering these two important aspects of the chosen vessel sink. While investing in a vessel sink, remember that they would be the focal point of attraction and must therefore be carefully installed.
3. Does your vessel sink match with the rest of your bathroom accessories?
If your answer to this question is yes, then good! If not, it is still good! The best part about vessel sinks is that they appear above the other interior décor items and fixtures of the bathroom and do not have to be necessarily matched with the rest of the bathroom setup. They stay afloat and continue to serve the functions that they are intended to.
4. Choosing the shape of your vessel sink
Vessel sinks come in a variety of shapes, some regular ones, some unique and some weird too. While it may be interesting to explore some of the newer shapes and models, it is best recommended to choose more regular shapes like rounded ones or square-shaped sinks. These sinks will never go out of style and since they have been tested in time, the installation process will be smoother too.
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