The shiny white
porcelain bowl from the past has now evolved onto bathroom
sinks of all shapes; sizes, colors and materials are
available in all types of price ranges too. Sinks for the
bath can be installed on a counter top, table top, on
bathroom vanity cabinet, hung on the wall or can be
freestanding with stylish trunks or pedestals to cover the
drainpipe. The type of sink you choose for your bathroom
depends on its plumbing and space requirements and its
compatibility with the design of your bath.
A new and
stylish bathroom sink can give a new look to your bath, even
if you are on a budget. The traditional white sink is
perhaps one of the least expensive sinks available in the
market too and usually comes in round, oval or square. There
are corner sinks too that are made to fit in the corners. Bathroom
vanity sinks are available as countertop and pedestal sinks that come in
a varied choice of materials, quality and price ranges.
countertops in which the sinks are installed can be
customized to fit the bathroom design too and give a stylish
look to the simplest of sinks. Pre-molded counter sinks are
relatively cheaper than the custom-molded and professionally
installed custom sinks. Sink bowls can also be installed
into bathroom furniture pieces to make them functional and
efficient for your bath such as the low
bureau. This will allow you to conceal the plumbing behind the furniture
and enable you to use lower drawers for storage purposes.
Installing sink in a
tabletop treated to be water resistant and withhold water overflow can
be an option to the pedestal and countertop installation of sink bowls.
Sink installation in bathroom furniture is the new trend these days and
add interest and warmth to our bath. Many people love to paint motifs on
their traditional porcelain bowls or install hand painted porcelain
bowls to add artistic touch and shabby chic look to their bath decor.
Cartoon characters, flowers, fishes and animals painted on the bowls
make delightful sinks for kids' bathroom in homes and crèches. These beautiful customized bowls are then glazed and
re-fired to make them more durable. Traditional-style sinks in bold
colors look quite trendy too and can be used for fun contemporary
look or children's bathroom.
bowls are the latest in line of bathroom vanity sinks and
brighten the look of the bath and add elite looks to it.
They can also be used in conjunction with recessed lighting
beneath the bowls for Zen bath decors and minimalist
bathrooms. A wide range of colors, shapes and textures in
sinks is increasingly replacing traditional sinks we know.
Sinks are now considered pieces of art that add character to
your bath and are important part of fashionable fixtures
line available in the market.
Glass bowls can
be set on the top of a traditional countertop or on wrought
iron, brass or chrome bases and stands. Bathroom sinks are
available in brass, stainless steel, chrome, copper and
stone too and their combinations. Trendsetters and designers often love unique bathroom vanity sink
pieces such as copper bowl between two layers of glass, sink in
shape of a lotus flower, sink that looks like a fabric draped over a
black iron base or mahogany, birch or teak wood sink to match the
bathtub. Wooden sinks and fixtures are preferred for a serene look
with warmth and softness that helps one to relax and home spas. The
wood sinks are usually made out of aged and dried wood glued
together and uses wax and hard-wax oil to make them stand water for
long time. However, they may not be so durable and need good