How to Install a Wall Hang Vanity? | Simple Ways To Follow (With Pictures)

The demand for wall-hung Vanity is increased by time. In this modern age, you have to fully renovate your house either its kitchen, bathroom or dining room or TV lounge. You have to cope up with the contemporary era. As like other essential things wall hung Vanity also becomes the 1st choice for any person who is going to build his new house. Those people who have small apartments and flats also tend to install hung wall vanity. But the question is how to install a wall hung vanity? I will discuss how beneficial is the wall hung Vanity in your home? And what tools you will need to put Vanity on the wall?

What kind of vanity people Buy?

People prefer the following things:

  • Quality
  • Design
  • Capacity
  • Size

If you are going to buy a vanity then these 4 points you have to be considered the main thing. Let’s talk about Quality:

See if you buy a vanity which is good in Quality (what Quality?), how strong and durable it is. Price does not matter quality matter. If you buy a low-quality product based on cheap rates, then be ready you have to pay again and again.

There are many designs available in the market. Some designs are made of wood while others made of plastic. Amazon is providing you with the best products as you want. There is a variety of appliance, sports, kitchenware and all stuff that we need in life. 

This Vanity has all those qualities you need in a vanity.

Fresca Valencia 60' Glossy White Wall Hung Double...
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  • Dimensions of Vanity: 60"W x 19"D x 21.7"H
  • Vanity Materials: MDF
  • Sink Materials: Highly Durable Acrylic-Resin Sink with Integrated Rectangular Overflow

There are many useful things you have to use when you wake up. Then it’s a cool idea to put everything you need from washing your hands to personal hygienic stuff.

However you are living in a modern world, but you have to keep your private things like hair removing cream, wax, Sanitary napkins, you will find a good option in the form of Vanity.

You can put the dry towel, hand sanitizers, hand wash, and face wash. In my view, it’s beneficial for everybody.

Capacity and size also measure in essential points. You must be aware of how much capacity you want? How many cabins do you want? The same thing is with the size of a floating vanity for the bathroom. Choice of vanity size depends on the bathroom size. If you have a larger bathroom, then you can organize everything very easily. If you have a small bathroom, then you have to look for small floating Vanity.

How to Remove the Old Basin Set

  • To remove the old basin, you have to switch the primary circuit till you fit new Vanity. Switching off the main circuit will help you in taking off sink, pipes and electric wires.
  • With the help of silicone sealant cut around the basin in the way, it’s separate from the wall without any damage.
  • You can place a cup when you open downpipe. It will save you from a big water mess.
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How to Install the New Vanity Set

  • Before installing, you have to clean back wall and remove all bugs.
  • Now start marking on which position you want to put Vanity but must sure it will be comfortable for you to use it.
  • I will suggest 85cm- 92cm from the floor. The main purpose is your comfort either its Vanity or a simple basin installation.
  • First of all, measure height and marked it. After marking measure distance between basin and vanity unit to set it rightly. 
  • The second step is to find the centre of the vanity unit.
  • With the measuring tape, measure the horizontal distance from the back of the vanity wall and mark 2 points. 
  • Now on these two points put wall hung vanity bracket and pointed that position with the help of pencil throughout the four holes in brackets.
  • Now take driller and make holes along with four marked points. And put nails with the help of screws.
  • Put vanity structure and see if it’s fit according to the size you measure. Otherwise, adjust floating vanity brackets according to the size of the vanity unit.
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How to Install the Wash Basin

Now the next step is to install washbasin. 

  • Once the wall mounting Vanity is adjusted, you have to adjust the washbasin in the vanity unit.
  • Before doing this, it’s better to put mixer and tap to avoid any other complications. I.e. you put the basin in the unit but don’t put the mixer and components then how you put the mixer and components in the already fitted basin. You went inside the Vanity to fix or what else you will do? So it’s a good idea to put mixer first.
  • Joint the basin and vanity unit with the help of sealer.
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Connect the Water supply and drain

  • Now connect the mixer pipes to the water supply with the help of screwier and fix it.
  • Now attach the waste pipe with the drainage. 
  • Start water and check it fixed properly otherwise adjust it.
How to Install a Wall Hang Vanity

Wall mounting cabinet

  • Now measure the centerline of the vanity unit.
  • According to Vanity, the centerline marked center area. Now drag a horizontal line to the point where you have to fix the floating vanity support bracket.
  • Then make holes with the help of a drill machine. 
  • Brackets must be strong enough that it holds wall cabinet for a long time
how high to install floating vanity

Lighting

  • Some people prefer lighting for a stylish upgrade in the bathroom.
  • Before putting the wall cabinet, you have to make a switch point on the centre of the wall cabinet.
  • Test the electric current with the help or tester. Now put lights on cabinets on which area you want.
  • Attach wall cabinet on the wall and have an awesome view inside your bathroom.

Tools used to Install a Bathroom Vanity

There are the following tools you will be needed for installing. All of these tools are recommended below

Adjustable Wrench

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Cutter

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  • ✔ 5 Extra Blades - The electroplated blades are extremely sharp to cut faster and safer boxes, wallpapers, carpets, cardboards and ropes easily

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Power Drill driver

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Tape Measure

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Tap wrench

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Sprit level

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  • EASY TO READ LEVEL BUBBLES - Every bubble has 3 level reading lines, Clear and intuitive blue acrylic vials with top views, Equip with 0°/45°/90° - let you read plumb, level and 45 degrees easily, provides maximum readability

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Frequently Asked Questions 

How do you attach a vanity to the wall?

In a simple way to answer this question, you have to find the exact position where you want Vanity after that determine centerline and put floating vanity support brackets on the left and right side. Make whole with the driller and fix it. Now put vanity unit and observe its size is perfectly fitting to the brackets otherwise move the brackets. After attaching Vanity to the brackets fix the washbasin.

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How high do you hang a wall hung Vanity?

I will suggest 85cm- 92cm from the floor. The main purpose is your comfort either its Vanity or a simple basin installation.

Do you have to attach a vanity to the wall?

It’s not compulsory to attach Vanity to the wall. But when you take off the old one, you will put Vanity in the same place. You must be familiar with the term back to back island style. In this, you will completely attach Vanity with the wall.

If you prefer a little bit space between wall and Vanity, then you can live, but in future, it will never prove a comfortable idea as you have to clean its backside properly.

How much does it cost to install a vanity?

In case you know how to install a wall hung vanity you don’t need to buy one. But it’s up to you what Quality you choose. If you want the best one, then it will cost you between 1500$-3000$. 

But amazon giving you good quality product only in $1239.00

It’s mentioned below.

Fresca Valencia 60' Glossy White Wall Hung Double...
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Fresca Valencia 60" Glossy White Wall Hung Double...
  • Dimensions of Vanity: 60"W x 19"D x 21.7"H
  • Vanity Materials: MDF
  • Sink Materials: Highly Durable Acrylic-Resin Sink with Integrated Rectangular Overflow
  • The best thing about this Vanity is it’s made of engineering wood.
  • Highly durable
  • Two soft-closing drawer
  • Two soft-closing vanity door
  • Concealed aluminium handles 
  • There are many useful things you have to use when you wake up. Then it’s a cool idea to put everything you need from washing your hands to personal hygienic stuff.
  • However you are living in a modern world, but you have to keep your private things like hair removing cream, wax, Sanitary napkins, you will find a good option in the form of Vanity.
  • You can put a dry towel, hand sanitizers, hand wash, and face wash. From my point of view, it’s beneficial for everybody.

How long does it take to install a bathroom vanity?

Answer: If you call a professional plumber, then it’s a few hours game. You will be free within 7-8 hours. 

But if you are going to call new tester plumber, then sorry to say but he may take the whole day or maybe more than one day. But experience matter not new or old one. If a person has the experience, then your work will complete more accurately and will be finished in less time.

Article Summary 

To conclude this topic, as in modern age, mobile becomes a necessary thing same like house renovation also becomes the main choice. Everybody likes to have some eye-catching renovation in their homes. While decorating everything why we left the only bathroom? A wall-hung Vanity proved itself a good idea for a bathroom to keep all essential things. The most crucial thing in installing is wall hung brackets must be strong to hold vanity unit. After reading this full guide now you know how to install a wall hung vanity.

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