When installing a double sink vanity, the first step is to rough in the plumbing. This involves measuring and marking the location of the sinks on the countertop and then cutting holes for the faucets and drains. The next step is to install the faucet and drain assemblies. Finally, the vanity top can be installed.
How To Rough In A Double Sink Vanity
When roughing in a double sink vanity, it is important to measure the space and plan the layout before beginning. The sinks, faucets, and cabinets should all be measured and purchased to fit the space. The plumbing for the vanity should also be planned and installed before the cabinet is put in place. The cabinet should be cut to size and then attached to the wall with screws or nails. The sinks and faucets can then be installed, and the plumbing hooked up.
-Tape measure -Level -Ruler or a straight edge -Circular saw -Plywood sheeting -Paint or a sealant -Sandpaper (optional) -Drill -1 inch hole saw drill bit -Jigsaw -Pipe cutter (optional) -Chisel (optional) -Phillips head screwdriver – Hammer
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- Using these measurements, purchase a vanity that is slightly wider and deeper than your measurements
- Measure the width and depth of the empty space in which you plan to install the vanity
-Measure the width of the countertop to determine the size of the sink basins. -Determine the position of the faucet. The centers of most widespread faucets are eight inches apart. -Draw a diagram of the vanity’s layout, including the sink, faucet and countertop dimensions. -Mark on the diagram where the sink cutouts should be placed. -Use a jigsaw to cut out the sink openings on the countertop
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do You Rough Water Lines In A Bathroom Sink?
There are a few ways to rough up the water lines in a bathroom sink. One is to use a utility knife to score the lines. Another is to use a wire brush.
How Long Does It Take To Rough-In Plumbing For A Bathroom?
It can take a few hours to rough-in plumbing for a bathroom, but it depends on the scope of the project.
Does A Double Sink Need Two Water Lines?
You would need two water lines for a double sink, one for each sink.
Taking Everything Into Account
A double sink vanity is a great way to add extra storage and counter space to your bathroom. To rough in a double sink vanity, you will need to install two sinks, two faucets, and two drain assemblies. You will also need to install a water supply line for each sink and a drain line for the disposal. Be sure to consult with a professional before attempting to rough in a double sink vanity yourself.