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Retrofit vanity from double to single [closed]

I am building a house - can we retrofit a 72" double vanity to a single even if it os a bit off center?? Also, for a 60" double can it be retrofitted for a single? Just the vanity no top.
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Open back bathroom vanity on a mid-century bathroom

I recently purchased a new bathroom vanity to replace our existing 1963 one. The problem is, most of these new vanities come "Open back". If I was installing over an existing wall, not an ...
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Double vanity, one sink drains slowly

Pics show waste and vents above floor and below. The drain on the right connects to the main waste pipe. (It’s near enough that it doesn’t need a separate vent.) The one on the left has a vent with a ...
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Why are there gaps behind my solid-surface vanity top?

Can anyone tell me why this vanity was professional installed like this? It's like the backsplash is crooked. The backsplash is tight to the wall at the corner, then about about 15 inches to the ...
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What are my options to make a vanity cabinet the same depth as the deeper side cabinet?

My bathroom originally had a custom cabinet and vanity set installed. I intended on reusing them in my bathroom remodel, but I found both of them had mold damage and disposed them during demo. My plan ...
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Vanity over an air register

Our existing vanity had a deep kick plate to allow for the air register, now we have a new floor laid and I've even shortened toe register from 12 inches to 10 inches but almost any vanity I can find (...
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Remove drawers from a vanity

I have a vanity. I need to replace the faucet. I cannot for the life of me get the drawers to come out. Most have a little latch or you pull up and out, but I see no way to remove them. I can't ...
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Side of Vanity Underneath has separated From the Rear

Underneath our vanity, the back portion has separated from the right side causing the drawer to come apart as well. The wall is too far back to connect it to anything. I feel like there has to be ...
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Fastening vanity with a stud near the corner

We're installing a new 30" vanity and due to a last minute design decision, the 2nd stud we were planning to use for fastening is just at the left edge of the vanity frame. I could hit it with my ...
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What's the difference between bathroom storage cabinets and vanity units?

I am modifying my bathroom to suit my needs and I came across these two terms I could not comprehend. Can anyone explain the difference between bathroom storage cabinets and bathroom vanity units?
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How to insulate underneath my bathroom vanity?

I just moved to this house recently and notice the bathroom on the second floor is the coldest room in the house. Today, I just found out the reason. The cabinet toe kick (I think that’s how it’s ...
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Can I install a junction box on top of a wooden stud?

I’m updating my vanity light in the bathroom because it’s off center. Where the center line is, there’s a wooden stud. I’ve bought one of the thin circular junction boxes, the ones usually meant for ...
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New vanity, supply lines coming from side wall

I am installing a new double sink vanity in a bathroom. The drain is in an exterior wall behind the spot where the vanity goes, but the house was replumbed at some point and the water supply lines ...
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New vanity sink drain and plumbing misaligned

I recently installed a new vanity top but now am having issues installing the P-trap back due to the sink drain being in a different position. It seems the PVC coming out of the wall is glued so I can'...
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How can I accomodate a vanity with drawers when the drain is on right wall?

Is it possible to install a bathroom vanity with drawers between two walls where the drain is on the right wall? Here is the inside of the existing vanity: The bottom of the drain is 12.5" from ...
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Will 42.5 in vanity fit in 42 in space?

Will this vanity fit into a 42 1/8 in space between two walls? According to the specification, the base is 42 in and the counter top is 42.5 in and made of cultured marble. Although the top is larger ...
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Bathroom Vanity Without Baseboard Behind It

I'm trying to figure out what is in normal spectrum of work for baseboards underneath/behind a bathroom vanity. Our contractor used baseboards around the side of the vanity, but left it off the wall ...
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Can I notch the top of floor joists for plumbing drains? [duplicate]

I demo'd my bathroom yesterday and under the vanity the drains are above the subfloor for over a foot. Of course I bought a vanity already that has the feet that you can see under so this is a problem ...
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How do I go about rot/mold under bathroom sink?

I just found a leak from the hot water line under the bathroom sink and there was tons of water. It's all dry and cleaned up now, and I shut the water line off already so there is no more water ...
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Is it a bad idea to use painted MDF for vanity unit doors in a bathroom? And what would be the best way to seal it?

I need to replace the (chipboard) doors of an old vanity unity. I only have MDF and melamine on hand, and I don't want to use the melamine as it is a different thickness to what I need. Is it a bad ...
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Cut sink out of molded vanity top

Is it possible to cut the sink out a molded vanity top? We would like to put in a table top style sink, but to do so we need a counter top with a hole for the sink. Trying to save money and use the ...
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Can I change single shutoff valve to double shutoff valve on hot and cold water lines for twin sinks?

Can I change single to double vanity and use double shirt valves on supply lines? Also, the sinks will be 30 inches apart. So I can drain the second sink as shown?
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How do Bathroom Marble Vanity Tops Evaporate Water Quicky? [closed]

I bought a Marble Bathroom bathroom countertop. I'm curious why many marble countertops evaporate water quickly (as I've tested). To evaporate water, it must have good endorthermic properties. Thats ...
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Can I remove that horizontal 2x4 to install vanity?

I removed the mirror from behind my sink and found this hole. Can I take out that bottom horizontal 2x4 to make the cutout bigger and install a vanity without damaging the integrity of the wall? I ...
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how to move Vanity drain from side wall to the back

I am renovating a bathroom and the drain is coming from the side. This was done because the vent stack is on that side wall. The wall directly behind the vanity would be an outer wall. I am planning ...
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New Vanity doesn’t allow proper distance for p trap

We are installing a new vanity & my husband said it won’t work due to the bottom shelf coming up too high. I have 0 knowledge when it comes to plumbing so maybe he’s right but I’m hoping there’s a ...
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I need to replace the bathroom water lines under the vanity, but the line at the sink ends have no fittings. Faucets have screw in horizontal handles

How do I replace bathroom water lines that have no fittings at the bottom of the sink faucets Faucets have removal handles that have a long horizontal screw that doesn't seem to hold anything. Seems ...
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Removing (glued?) P trap

I don't have a lot of DIY knowledge, so I apologize if the solution seems obvious. I'm trying to replace a bathroom vanity. Tutorials for removing a P trap mention removing two nuts, but I only see ...
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Installing a 48" vanity between two walls that are 51" apart. How can I cover the 1.5" gaps on the cabinet marble top and the cabinet sides?

Here is the space where my vanity will go. The vanity i'm planning on purchasing is below. How can i fill the gaps on the face and on the top?
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Can I get an outlet from this section of the open wall?

There is a hole in one of the cabinets of the vanity, and I'd like to see if I can get an outlet installed through here. As a newbie who's never done electrical work, is it safe, and possible?
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Trying to replace my vanity light

I removed the old vanity light & found 2 sets of wires were connected to it. I'm confused what the red wire does. Switched breaker off & found it turns off the bathroom lights & my kitchen ...
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Water Damage to Bathroom Vanity [duplicate]

I think some water damage around our sink has caused the wood in the vanity to swell and split. It’s relatively new (a couple of years) and we’ve only been living in the house for a few months. Is ...
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Can i raise the drain entrance with a 90 degree bend inside the wall?

I want to raise the entrance into the wall for this vanity drain. I would put a 90 degree bend in the wall exactly where you see the existing pipe and run about 10" vertical and come out up there ...
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What adhesive is typically used to "glue" a porcelain under-counter sink to a stone countertop

Is it silicone adhesive that kitchen and bathroom remodelers use to "glue" a porcelain sink to the underside of a granite countertop around the perimeter of the cutout? Something else? P.S. ...
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How do you secure in place a polymarble vanity sink/top?

Here is the manual for the vanity top/sink https://www.baindepot.com/media/ftpbaindepot/pdf/VT-SQ19-041217.pdf Here is the manual for the vanity cabinet https://www.baindepot.com/media/ftpbaindepot/...
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Help replacing a bathroom vanity light fixture with no ground wire in metal clad cable

Attempting to replace a bathroom vanity light fixture, removed the previous fixture and found a rough hole in the drywall with metal clad cable containing only 2 wires (yellow and white) - no ground ...
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Floating Vanity w/ Metal Studs & Tile Wall

So the high level question I have is, what is the best way to hang a vanity on a wall with metal studs and large format tile (12x24 inches). At this point, I am down to the drywall so can add re-...
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Water pipes come through the floor too far from the wall for the vanity cutout

I'm fitting a vanity unit, but the water pipes and drain are too far from the wall (coming out of the ground). How do I move/adjust/fix the pipes, so the unit fits tight to the wall?
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What is the point of extra T pipe under my vanity?

I noticed there is an extra T pipe under my vanity for cold water. It goes to basement and it looks like there is a hole in it as well. I cannot understand what does it do? It looks like there is ...
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Bathroom remodel - Where to place vanity light box in wall and proper vanity size

I'm working on a DIY bathroom remodel and wanted to get your opinion on best way to proceed. First, see the pictures below. The 72" wall to wall is wall to that stud in front of the toilet. The ...
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How can I remove a cement-welded sink trap?

I could use some help figuring out how to remove the trap under my bathroom sink from the wall. It looks like all the connections from the trap are unthreaded connecting to the outlet/wall. I've ...
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90 degree elbow for water inlet

First time poster here. My wife and I bought a bathroom vanity that came pre-fitted with a hole in the back for the water inlet and drain pipes. But the two water inlet pipes don't fit within the hole ...
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Can I surface mount a retro wall mount sink in any way?

I just bought a vintage 1950's tub, toilet and sink. (the toilet and sink are "new" in the box.. never installed! ) This is the square wall mount type that has legs in the front for support. ...
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Can I use horizontal 90 degree elbows to run a p trap along a wall?

Off center vent stack (see picture). Can I use a 90 degree elbow out of the vent stack, run drain pipe along the wall, and then another 90 degree elbow so that the p track will point directly ...
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Smell of urine and urine looking fluid from bathroom vanity

We renovated our bathroom and over several months we have noticed a smell of urine which has grown stronger no matter how much I cleaned. Hubby checked everywhere and all connections good. I ...
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How to fill void under bathroom vanity before installing laminate flooring and legged vanity

We are removing an old floor mounted vanity and wanting to install new laminate flooring throughout the bathroom. We are planning to install a vanity with legs, not tight to the floor (one we can ...
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Bathroom Vanity wood getting damaged slowly

Anyway to stop this happening. I always use the fan when taking a shower still the top edge of the vanity wood is opening slowly. Anyway i can stop this and fix it ?
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How do you deal with a gap between vanity and wall?

I glued in the vanity backsplash, and I used a tad too much glue so it doesn't sit tight against the wall. Furthermore the wall is not straight and even when I lined it up before gluing, there was a ...
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How to get a granite counter top with sink off a wooden bathroom vanity

I have a standard 37" x 22" granite top with sink on top of a typical bathroom vanity. The sink is cracked and a corner on the top is knocked off. I've found many tops with sink available ...
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"Looping" the plumbing in a master bath

Background: Sorry for the long explanation, but I think it's worth providing everything up front. We are remodeling the upstairs master bathroom. Due to some nasty floor joists I've already had to ...
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