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Glass Sinks - 4 Unbreakable Rules of Buying a Glass Vessel Sink
1. Know your sinks
Sink glass is fairly thick. Typical thicknesses range from ½ inch to ¾ inch. You can go about your normal grooming habits such as brushing your teeth, combing your hair, shaving, applying make-up, etc without worrying about breakage.
Like the look of these above the counter glass sinks, but don't want glass? Consider a porcelain vessel sink. You'll get the look without the worry.
2. Know your space
Make sure that you have the appropriate amount of space to accommodate the sink and accessories, plus maintain ample space away from the edge of the counter and the wall so that the "fear of leaning on it" factor is no longer a factor. 12-15 inches around the entire sink will do.
Don't have much space? Then try a pedestal sink. Pedestal sinks are sinks that are pre-mounted on a space saving pedestal. Don't want to sacrifice floor space? Try a wall mounted glass sink countertop. Both options will give you an ultra modern sink while conserving space.
Have a large bathroom to fill? A glass vessel sink vanity can help consume some space. You'll get a glass sink and a roomy counter that comes together.
3. Know your traffic
A guest bathroom or power room is well-suited for these sinks. You'll be able express your style while impressing your neighbors, friends and family. And who doesn't like to be respected for their exquisite taste? Most importantly, there will be less traffic and less worry.
If you have a large family, a family with young children or one bathroom and want the look of these glass sinks but realize that glass might not be the best option, then consider a porcelain or copper vessel sink.
4. Know your budget
Custom made and/or blown glass sinks are more expensive due to the time and expertise involved in creating them. With custom made sinks, you'll communicate one-on-one with the artist of your sink and you'll receive expert knowledge about its creation and special maintenance requirements. The best part: no one else will ever have a sink exactly like yours. This comes with an upscale price of $1,000 or more.
Consider the sink's quality. Whether quality, customer service or knowledge, sometimes you get what you pay for. Be careful of sinks that start at rock bottom prices. They sometimes come without warranties, the sellers are not knowledgeable about the sinks and they're simply quantity discounters and have nothing more to offer than just a low price.
Buying a glass sink is simple when you plan properly and know your limitations. With these 4 Rules, you'll be 4 steps closer to establishing the bath of your dreams and needs.
Valerie Mason excitedly shares her knowledge and passion about glass sinks at her website http://glassvesselsink.com. To find out the #1 reason for glass sink breakage and how to prevent your vanity sink from making you sick, go to http://glassvesselsink.com.
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