Can i put a backsplash behind the counter to make up the 1/2″? You can put the back splash behind the counter if it helps you get the size you need to cover your cabinet, but you will need to seal the joint real well with a clear silicone or matching solid color caulking. Just make sure the wood is a redwood or treated type lumber that will stand up to moisture issues over time.

There is a glue type product that you can use that will solve the water problem.

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These sinks are rectangular at the top, but are rounded to a scoop at the bottom.

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Not quite as grey as bianco carrera marble, but similar in lightness.

Unfortunately, this quartz bathroom vanity top is also about a half-inch too short for the bathroom cabinets where it was supposed to be installed. They give a very current look to a bathroom vanity top and are porcelain. You can bring in a cabinet door or a paint sample to see if this counter would look good in your own home.

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Europeans have a tolerance (& appreciation) for the way it ages. After the kitchen was done, she took a bottle of lemon juice and wiped down all of it. Live with it for now as you may be surprised it is a very lovely stone.

Why waste the money if you can get it to that old world marble if it is an aesthetic you are ok with. I would leave the island and change the rest but thats me and marble near water is a bigger issue in my mind. Had espresso machine on white quartz and it stained from careful daily use.

It looks beautiful but it is quickly getting spotted and stained with water marks. A lot of stone tops that look very similar out there that are not marble. If so, is there another location in your house where it could be re used? Bailey is right, yet it may not be the look you are going for and it is a long time coming before it is as such. We love a natural aged patina on most things, but this just actually looks messy. If you can change the contractor’s mistake at no cost to you, go for it. If you find the island marble “unlivable” then swap it out for something you can live with. You don’t have anything to lose by this if you are already considering replacement.

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She figured that etching was going to happen eventually and she wanted to just get it over with and enjoy her friends and family in the kitchen without worrying about it. Down the road if it doesn’t, “patina” as you wish you can change it then.

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Whether you have back problems or would just like your basin to be a raised a few inches, it is possible for you to raise your vanity to a height that is more comfortable and easy to use. When people want to raise their vanity, it’s most commonly because their existing vanity is 30″-32″. Instead of raising the entire vanity, you can increase the height of the countertop with a new framing that matches the existing vanity. You can even add faux drawers and some molding to the cabinet for a stylish update that hides the seams. While it’s pretty simple to do, you don’t want to add more than 6″ or the cabinet will start to look funny. This site has an awesome collection of leveling and raising options to choose from.

They’re a great idea if you just want your legs to add height to your vanity and aren’t as concerned with having the legs being visible after installation is complete. Typically a vanity is held in place by several screws that are driven through the vanity and into the wall studs. To do so, use a razor to cut the caulking where the backsplash meets the wall.

However the bathroom vanity is 36″ which hurts his lower back because he’s always bending over to wash his face.

A short bathroom vanity can lead to a hunched back and extreme discomfort for taller individuals. This is probably one of the most affordable ways to raise your vanity. Raising the countertop also allows you to have more storage space in your cabinets as your basins won’t drop as deeply into the cabinet. To do so, you can screw a 2″ x 4″ or a 2″ x 6″ wood block to the floor that the vanity will sit on. You can install a toe kick around the vanity to eliminate gaps between the base of the vanity and the floor. When the vanity itself is reinstalled, you will secure the vanity to the wood supports using wood screws. These vanities do not rest on the ground like a free-standing vanity so you just have to remove it from the wall and then reinstall it at a greater height.

You may be required to remove the mirror and backsplash to do this. Then place a 2″x4″ against the wall and use it to leverage the backsplash away from the wall using a pry bar. She has extensive knowledge about all the finer details that go into planning the perfect bath renovation project and is an expert on all things bathroom! If you want to preserve the charm of your antique stylish house, antique bathroom vanity is the way to go. When looking for a large vanity, most people have the spacious double bathroom vanity idea in mind, and we’ve decided to dedicate a whole section of this blog to talking about what to look for specifically when shopping for these double vanities.

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Vanity tops that are dingy, chipped or simply out of fashion detract from the appearance of your bathroom. With basic handyman skills, you can install a glass vanity top using only a few tools. Clean the top of the vanity cabinet of construction dust and debris by brushing with a medium-stiff brush and vacuuming it thoroughly. Ensure the vanity top is level by laying a carpenter’s spirit level along its length behind the sink.

Place leveling spacers — included with the glass vanity top — as necessary under the low end of the vanity top to make it level. Place the carpenter’s level in front of the sink and repeat the leveling process by measuring with the carpenter’s level and using leveling spacers where necessary. Lay a carpenter’s level on the right side of the glass vanity top and check to see if it is level. When you use a spacer at the front or back, you also need to recheck and place the carpenter’s level along the length of the vanity top on that end to to ensure the front-to-back is still level. Repeat the process on the left hand side of the vanity table by measuring with the carpenter’s level and using leveling spacers, and rechecking, where necessary. Place the leveling spacers in the areas marked for them if they have fallen when you removed the vanity top. If it is not, lift off the top and use a putty knife to remove the sealant. If the vanity top is still level, then leave it in place so the sealant sets properly according to label directions. Line up the sides of the backsplash with those of the vanity top and press the backsplash down snugly onto the vanity top and up against the wall. You do not always get an accurate reading when the carpenter’s level is too short for the space being measured.

Whether installing a glass vanity top for an existing or a new vanity, the procedure is the same.

Whether installing a glass vanity top for an existing or a new vanity, the procedure is the same. Position the glass vanity top into place on the vanity cabinet. Use a carpenter’s level that is as long as possible, while still fitting onto the vanity top. Use a pencil to mark the spot where the leveling spacers sit on the top of the vanity cabinet. Mark the spots where the leveling spacers sit on the top of the vanity cabinet. As needed, use a leveling spacer at the front or back of that side of the vanity top to bring it to level.

Place another spacer, as necessary, on the opposite end along the vanity top’s length to also keep it level in that direction.

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Mark the spot where the leveling spacers, if any, sit on the top of the vanity cabinet. Clean the underside with glass cleaner and a lint-free cloth before installing it to ensure the sealant has a clean bonding surface.

Apply a bead of silicone sealant around the perimeter of the top of the vanity cabinet.

Press the vanity top into place and use the carpenter’s level to ensure the vanity top is still level. Run a bead of silicone sealant along the back surface and the bottom edge of the backsplash. The backsplash serves as an additional support to hold the vanity top firmly in place. Place a thick towel across the vanity top to protect it from dropped tools.

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The vanity in this bathroom, in my opinion, is too big for the space. It just separates the seal and will loosen the counter from the wall. It will make projects like this so much easier, otherwise you’ll need to shut off the water for the whole house. Once you have the water turned off you can disconnect the pipe under the sink. We picked one up many months ago and kept it in the basement until we were ready for this project. These free printables will help you create spaces you love and include checklists, calendars, cleaning lists, and organizing tips for your home.

You’ve given me the courage to try my hand at replacing the vanity. My top cost me 100 many places wanted over 300 for particle board and stone is about 400 to 1200 just for the top. I forgot about the depth, you know what they say about measuring!

How to remove a countertop from a vanity with a faucet on it is pretty easy. First, you can use a box cutter to slice the caulk off the back of the counter if yours is connected like this.

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You’ll also have a drain stopper set up, which is the copper colored pipe in the back of the sink that controls how the drain plug. Plus some fabulous wallpaper from a time gone by if you are lucky. This is the part of your plumbing that catches everything that goes down the drain, so warning – what comes out of it is not pretty. The connection pieces stay on, they are just threaded plastic pieces.

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It is very difficult for any one person to know all of the questions to ask, let alone whom to ask, or what the answer should be. Homeowners are typically shown an assortment of sample cabinet door panels and asked to make a decision based almost entirely on the door style or type of finish. Most bathroom vanity cabinets are only about 29 inches tall, and most cultured marble vanity tops are about 1 inch thick. I realize that people come in all different shapes and sizes, but how many times have you stood up next to your kitchen table to eat dinner or sat in a chair to wash your face and brush your teeth?

When this installation is complete, a small fluorescent light behind the glass block will provide a very interesting effect.

It seems that some cabinet companies have finally started to manufacture vanities that are about 33 inches tall. When you add the thickness of the counter top material, the height of the vanity top above finished floor can be 35 or 36 inches. In many cases, this difference in depth may cause a problem with the layout of smaller bathrooms. So, be sure to double check the dimensions of your bathroom and your bathroom cabinets.

It is particularly difficult for homeowners building their first custom home to be able to anticipate all of the possible choices or decisions that they will be asked to consider.

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They simply are not able to read your mind or teach you every single thing that they have learned over the years about home building. Bathroom vanities are an example of a very common group of items, used in almost every new house, that are often taken for granted. Then they are shown a series of small cultured marble countertop pieces glued to a cardboard display panel and politely asked which countertop they would like to use in their bathrooms. However, as you were making your selections a few months ago did you ever think about how tall — or short — your bathroom vanities would be? So, the finished height of your bath countertop is normally about 30 inches above the finished floor — the same height as your kitchen table. This blocking can be hidden by using matching cabinet materials, wooden baseboard material, or my favorite solution; ceramic tile to match the bath flooring, which gives a built-in appearance.

In this example the owners have removed the standard toe kick and placed the vanity cabinet on top of glass block. Another option is to look for bath cabinets that are taller than normal. You may also want to consider using kitchen cabinets, which are about 34-1/2 inches high, instead of bath cabinets. You will need to remember though, that vanity cabinets are usually about 18 or 20 inches deep and the countertop normally projects about an inch beyond that. Then you need to add the door and drawer fronts, the cabinets knobs, and the countertop overhang.

You will also need to be sure to notify your electrician if you plan to raise the height of your cabinets since light switches and receptacles may also be affected.

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The whole marble versus granite or quartz debate plus many more considerations that can be overwhelming. It’s used everywhere, from the elegant to the everyday, because it’s such a wonderful and beautiful material. Granted it is natural stone so its never going to be uniform so always try to see the slabs before you purchase and educate yourself before you invest. My clients love to cook and drink wine but are still glad they made this decision. Honed marble and wonderful new sealers prevent staining in most situations. I have honestly used the little magic eraser pads quite a bit to get some things out. Edie has polished marble but she says it quickly looked like her friends’ marble that was honed. I also love how she talks about how marble wears its “heart on its sleeve”…just like us, vulnerable but beautiful!

Water spots usually wipe away but acidic things like lemons or pickles or tomatoes can etch more permanently. Bottom line, etching will happen, its inherent to marble so be sure this isn’t something that is going to bother you down the road.

She also says she was never totally set on marble like some of us crazies get, she actually wanted soapstone but decided it was too dark. With marble, most people use one or more chopping boards so that really helps with cleanup and the need to disinfect. Be sure and ask if the quoted price includes demo and removal of what you already have in place. My seam is very faint and my installers did a great job “faking” the double edge. One of my current clients decided to just go ahead with 3cm because of this concern. One has already had a lot of etching and the other had a chip and scratch.

I sometimes wonder if the lighting in peoples kitchens makes a difference in how much etching they perceive. You are in awe, you want to touch it, a lot, but you want to be very careful.

God has a way of humbling us and reminding us to get over ourselves and our precious stuff huh? ! I like old and natural things with patina and wear and imperfections so it’s a good fit! We put marble in our kitchen a few years ago, and it certainly has taken a beating. We like the depth of the carrara so much more, and this post has alleviated some of our concerns! We are right in the midst of making decisions for our budget kitchen reno on our new home, so this was so timely! We’re now looking at outfitting our countertops not just in the kitchen, but in a hallway nook we use as a wet bar. Thanks for such a detailed and in depth look at this subject! I know the sealer that “guarantees” 15 years without stains – check the small print! It is highly recommended as durable countertop stone and doesn’t need to be resealed. And you most certainly can use bleach and peroxide to remove stains.

Yes it’s beautiful but it’s not pretentious or overly dressy in my opinion.

It was silly to think that it was too fancy for a cottage or casual living. She actually has some great photos that really capture “etching” and what it really looks like. She also has some great photos of etching and the effects of living and “patina” of her marble. My client that does drink a lot of wine has coasters for her bottles. This may freak some people out who want to disinfect their counters. It’s not cheap but you might be surprised when comparing it to other commonly used materials. And certainly less expensive than quartz and silestone and other man made products. It took much longer to get my tile work done on the backsplash. I am not a scientist or expert on marble and stains and cleaners and specifics, just giving a bit of a glimpse from my recent experiences in my home and with clients. My re-modeler told me it was too high end for my house….bah!

I love the look and appreciate the wear and tear beauty that comes with natural materials.

We have honed on the shower floor and polished on the countertops. and keeping your cool with Henry’s salsa incident–extra good mom points right there! So good to see a realistic view on using marble as a worktop in a kitchen. We currently have a nickle-plated copper farmhouse sink which has tarnished that we must replace.

Engineered quartz is created by combining 93-percent of quartz crystal with 7-per cent polymer resins. Morestone quartz is focus on the application of commercial, hospitality and condominium communities projects, and countertop blanks for stone fabricator and cabinet manufacturer as well.

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A wide panel double-door cabinet and spacious shelf offer storage space for toiletries, shower supplies, and other bathroom necessities. To protect the finish, avoid the use of all chemicals and abrasives. Consult with a professional at your local hardware store regarding marble sealer.

From glamorous to sentimental to rustic, these small items imbue a cake with a big expression of personality. Her attire can exude any mood, from casual to formal, and these styles can take her to any wedding, from oceanfront ceremonies to ballroom events. Simple beach wedding dresses include those with midi lengths that feel easygoing, yet sophisticated. Meanwhile, short beach wedding dresses feel cheerily free-spirited while providing wedding-friendly frills. Silk, cotton blends, crochet, chiffon and lace make for breezy beach dresses. Below, check out 15 alternatives to the heavily embellished wedding gown that instead are easy, breezy and downright gorgeous. But between now and then, getting the wedding prepared is a bit of a marathon, and it can’t hurt to be physically fit. They’ll keep you comfy and dry as you work toward your goal, and most importantly, you’ll look and feel fabulous on your special day. The easiest way to apply eyeshadow is by using a cream-based eyeshadow product. Three drawers and a cabinet offer storage for toiletries, towels, and shower supplies.

Give your bath a modern farmhouse touch by installing this vanity sink with natural marble top as the new center of your master suite. Clean marble frequently with a clean, soft damp cloth; use a mild liquid detergent and warm water. The use of protective pads under heavy objects will help to prevent scratching of the marble surface. Beneath an elegant white vitreous china undermount sink sit 3 drawers with soft-close guides for quiet and comfortable daily use.

Creamy marble in carrara white complements the white vitreous china bowl, which bears a practical rectangular form. Install this vanity top with or without the included backsplash panel. Add our furnishings to your bathroom to serve a purpose and bring sophisticated beauty. All cabinet frames, door frames and legs are constructed of solid birch wood. It offers an abundance of storage space and state of the art technology with its soft closing doors and drawers. They focus on high quality standards to provide you with an exceptional experience.

Install this farmhouse style vanity for instant two-tone modernization, with its white finish and natural marble top.

Hand-cut, authentic marble will vary in thickness and finish color. Clean marble frequently with a clean, soft damp cloth; use a mild liquid detergent and warm water. The use of protective pads under heavy objects will help to prevent scratching of the marble surface. For spring brides, nature motifs like flowers, cute animals and other blooming objects are perfect decorative options. As she sashays along, you want her to be a vision of charm and beauty, because despite being small in size, her impact will be huge. For glamorous affairs, there are traditional ivory basket baskets trimmed in bows. More casual beach wedding dresses make use of sheer panels, openwork lace and ruffles. Boho wedding dresses are another choice: romantic and dreamy like a tropical island.

Look for lightweight materials for your beachfront or destination wedding dress. While not explicitly bridal, many white or ivory cocktail dresses will work wonders in a beach wedding, plus they can be worn afterward on the honeymoon.

Post-wedding, you can relax poolside, confident you were a thoroughly beachy bride. To help you get ahead of the trend, we rounded up six of our favorite gray nail polish colors to shop now. Elegant two-tone composition adds a contemporary splash, while saber legs hint at traditional influence. To protect the finish, avoid the use of all chemicals and abrasives. Consult with a professional at your local hardware store regarding marble sealer. A clean white finish accents solid poplar and veneer construction, providing a simple base for the rich gray-and-white details of its marble top and backsplash. With the addition of the right accents, your bathroom will completely change into a calming, soothing place.

This vanity is built with high-quality solid oak wood and is finished with the options of cherry, white, grey, or espresso. Use it on its own as a standout item or pair this vanity with the coordinating mirror from our collection for a coordinated look for your new bathroom. Angled louvers, are used extensively to create a casual but yet functional feel on this double vanity sink cabinet.

Three center drawers, made up of a lower double-height drawer and both middle and top standard drawers, offer additional storage. Featuring a high quality solid oak wood with an elegant, zero-emissions, white finish that will last for years to come. They focus on high quality standards to provide you with an exceptional experience. The premium soft-closing hardware not only increases the safety of the vanity, but also its lifetime reliability.


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