Bathroom Vanities NJ – How Bathroom Vanities Are Installed
We talked earlier about how to install kitchen cabinets, now it’s time to go over the process of installing your bathroom vanities NJ. Although we told you that there were only four main steps the installing cabinets in your kitchen there are basically nine steps to install a bathroom vanity. But don’t start worrying yet!
We know this sounds like a lot of steps and you’re wondering how is it more complicated to install one little vanity then it is to install all those kitchen cabinets? Well, the answer is that it’s not. We just broke it down into a parts so that you will have a full understanding of what is entailed in installing a bathroom vanities NJ.
These steps are for the general purpose of installation but please consider that they may not be exactly how every vanity is installed because some custom vanities may require different steps to install than a typical bathroom vanity may. And, there could also be differences in a bathrooms floor plans and plumbing that can require adjustments to the installation.
Step 1: Shutting Off the Water
First, we have to make sure that the water is turned off and the supply lines are completely disconnected. This is done to ensure that now water damage is created during installation and of course to keep everyone dry. A bucket can be utilized to catch any dripping water from the supply lines and the p-trap. No one wants to replace ruined walls or flooring! The main water shutoff is usually located under or outside the home.
Step 2: Removing the Countertop
If the old vanity is still in place we will loosen the caulk that is between the vanity and the wall by using a utility knife. We may need to go all the way down the sides of the vanity to the floor if necessary to remove all the old caulking. We will then remove the countertop very carefully because we don’t want to create any wall damage with its removal. Having several sets of hands comes in handy when we are installing large countertops and bathroom vanities NJ. This simply makes the job so much easier.
Step 3: Out With the Old Vanity
First we will loosen and remove all the screws that were used to attach the old vanity to the wall. Then we will carefully pry and remove the old vanity from its place, being careful not to damage the walls behind the vanity and the floor beneath it.
Step 4: Positioning the New Vanity
We will locate the wall studs first and mark them, making sure we mark them higher than where the top of the new vanity will set. Then we mark the placement of the screw holes to match the new bathroom vanities NJ. We can now set the new vanity in its place. Because it’s very critical for the vanity to be flush against the wall we may have to utilize shims and a carpenter’s level to make sure that it is in place correctly.
Step 5: Installing the New Faucet
We can now install your new faucet. It will make the job go faster by doing this while the vanity top is still detached from the bathroom vanities NJ. It’s just simply easier to do it this way.
Step 6: Attaching the Vanity to the Wall
Once we are sure that the bathroom vanities NJ is properly in position we will then secure it to the wall with the correct screws.
Step 7: Securing the Vanity Top
We will apply the tub-and-tile caulk along the top edges of the vanity base to insure a proper seal. Then we vigilantly secure the counter to the top of the bathroom vanities NJ.
Step 8: Reconnecting the Plumbing
Now that the hard parts are done we will reconnect the plumbing by using plumber’s tape.
Step 9: Finishing the Job
We will finish the job by running a thin bead of smooth caulk around the edges of the countertop. And of course, we always clean up after ourselves.
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