Nov 4, 2016

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There are some things you have to consider when choosing a bathroom sink. The first is the overall look you want to achieve. Is your bathroom design more slick and modern or traditional and ornate? Also, think about the space you have to work with.  For every requirements, there is a bathroom sink to meet your needs. Though, there is no standard size for a bathroom sink, but as a general rule, most round sinks are about 20 inches in diameter and rectangular sinks are always between 19 to 24 inches in length and 23 inches front to back. Almost all bathroom sinks are 5-8 inches deep. Here are the some of these most popular styles of sink.

Self-Rimming Sinks

This is the type of sink that is most easy to install, it usually takes about an hour. It is also known as drop-in sinks. It got its name from the rim encircling the bowl sitting on the countertop which supports the sink’s weight. It can be fitted into an existing counter and

Vessel Sinks

Also known  as countertop sinks, are a bold design choices which typically has a bowl-shaped units that sit on top of the counter surface. They usually do not need undermount installation and are comfortable choice because they are generally higher than other types of sink. They have vessel sinks require a pop-up drain.

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Wall-Mounted Sinks

These types of sink are the type that is perfect for a bathroom that could use extra floor space because they don’t use up any floor space. A wall mounted sink is usually supported by the wall and doesn’t need a vanity base, legs or countertop. It often include a shroud that can be used to hide any piping. This is a versatile sink that can be installed at different heights.

Pedestal Sinks

This stand-alone type of sink takes up little space and usually is a good choice for a bathroom with small size where storage is not a priority.

A pedestal sink is installed into a vanity and it has a wide basin and a narrow base.

Under-mount Sinks

They are minimalist, clean and easy to maintain. This is installed below a solid countertop and must be used with solid-surface counters. This style usually maximize counter space and is easy to clean.

Console Sinks

A console sink is a cross between a pedestal sink and a wall-mounted sink. They are compact and efficient with an exposed base and offer a less bulky option for small spaces.

It is a wall hung sink that has two or four legs.

It act as both the counter and the basin.