Different Types of Bathroom Basin

Different Types of Bathroom Basin

Choosing the perfect basin for your bathroom can be a critical task, given the range of choices on the market today. Here’s a guide to bathroom basins to help you on your way.

First of all, here are some points you should consider before choosing a bathroom sink.

  1. Size of your bathroom
  2. Decide the location of your basin
  3. location of your existing basin plumbing
  4. The style of your basin
  5. Your Budget

The main thing to consider is how your basin will be used. If it’s for a cloakroom, then it’s likely to only be used for washing your hands which means you can choose a smaller basin type with a shallow depth.

Types of Bathroom Washbasin:

Full Pedestal Basin

In the Full Pedestal basin, The basin is attached to the wall with these basins and the pedestal is only there for cosmetic reasons to hide the pipework. But, This one is definitely a classic choice. Pedestal sinks offer a range of styles from traditional to contemporary. It’s a floor-mounted sink that takes up relatively little floor space; however, this can be quite a turn off for homeowners that prioritizes storage space and can’t give up even a little floor space.

Semi Pedestal Basin

In Semi Pedestal Basin, The basin is attached to the wall with these basins and the pedestal is only there for cosmetic reasons to hide the pipework. Pedestal sinks offer a range of styles from traditional to contemporary. Like a wall-hung toilet, these basins give the illusion of extra space so are great for smaller bathrooms.

Wall Hung Basin

Wall hung basins are a great space-saving tool when fitting a new bathroom. Because they aren't touching the floor they create an illusion of greater space in your bathroom and help to make it less cluttered. Wall-mounted basins are usually fitted with a chrome-plated bottle trap underneath. The plumbing features are exposed but this can add a nice rustic character to your bathroom — it’s like the bathroom version of an exposed brick wall.

Countertop Basin

Countertop basins are also known as vessel basins or sit-on bowls, countertop basins are often the choice of the contemporary or minimalistic bathroom design. It usually sits on top of a worktop or shelf and is paired with a tall basin tap or wall mounted basin taps. Countertop basins are available in a large range of shapes and sizes. When space conservation is not a priority, this sink will serve as a classy addition to your bathroom.

Washstand Basins

The washstand basin is a combination of both the wall-mounted and the pedestal bathroom sink.  Plumbing fittings and supply lines are exposed, and the sink is held up by two or four legs. Perfect for traditional bathroom suites, washstand basins present a beautiful and classic look. With a frame that doubles as a place to hang your towels, they will help you create an elegant, minimalist bathroom.

Corner Basins

Just like the name tells, the corner basin has been designed to fit into a right angle corner in almost any room. They are ideal for cloakrooms or smaller bathrooms where the only available space is in the corner of the room. This is a more casual option for 2 piece bathrooms, as they can’t support weight and don’t provide any storage space.

Vanity Unit Basins:

Maximise your storage options with a stylish vanity unit basin. The vanity sink is synchronized with the cabinet which can be used as a storage space. They have a great functional appeal, and the sink can be made in porcelain or any other material. They don't take up much space either.

Semi Recessed Basins

This type of washbasin is suitable if you have less space and still would like to tweak up your bathroom space. Semi-recessed basins are crafted for use with ledges, shelves, or with coordinating bathroom furniture. The front of the basin usually has a smooth and rounded edge with the reverse specifically cut to fit easily into where it’s needed to sit.

Now, you know about every type of basin across the UK. So think twice and decide which type of basin you want for your dream bathroom. There are obviously two types of styles available in the basin. The first one is the Modern basin and another one is the traditional basin. Think before you buy about the basin style. For more info visit Bene Bathrooms, Essex UK!

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