Toilet decoration has always been a headache. Although […]
Toilet decoration has always been a headache. Although it is small in space, it has "all internal organs". A few square meters must integrate storage, toilet, shower, basin, etc., and there are many products involved. For example, for a single wash basin, there are various distinctions between above counter basin, under counter basin, sinking type, and embedded type. Different types also correspond to different usage methods and lifestyles. So, what kind of bathroom is suitable for your house? Basin? Then look down~
Under counter basin
The under-counter basin is usually located under the countertop of the cabinet, the basin is fixed on the underside of the countertop, and the top of the countertop is lower than the countertop.
Advantages: easy to clean, clean and seamless, the water and small debris on the countertop are wiped directly into the basin with a light stroke; the countertop is integrated, simple, beautiful and generous.
Disadvantages: Usually can only be installed on solid countertops (such as stone, ceramics), and some wooden or composite countertops are not suitable because it does not have good sealing and moisture-proof performance, and because of the many installation procedures, the under-counter basin The cost is often higher than the above counter basin.
Suitable for: Fast-paced families who are usually busy.
Above counter basin
The tank of the above counter basin is usually located below the countertop, and the top edge of the countertop is located above the countertop, which is the most common installation method.
Advantages: Above counter basin is suitable for most countertop materials, whether it is stainless steel, ceramic or stone, it can be placed directly after opening, and the surrounding area can be sealed with sealant. The construction difficulty is lower than that of under counter basin. More cost-effective.
Disadvantages: It is not easy to clean up the basin and countertops. The aging and damage of the adhesive after years of use may cause water leakage.
Suitable for: minimalist style bathroom.
Above counter basin
The wash basin is usually completely placed on the countertop. You only need to open a hole at the predetermined position on the countertop according to the drawing, place the basin in the hole, and fill the gap with glass glue.
Advantages: The above counter basin has beautiful and diverse shapes, can adapt to different styles, is easy to install and disassemble, occupies a small area, and is convenient to use.
Disadvantages: Because the basin and the low cabinet below are separated, it is easy to cause water and dust at the middle junction, which is difficult to clean.
Suitable for: Yan-controlled, diligent family.
If you have limited space, but you still want to have cabinet space under the washbasin for storage, then a semi-recessed washbasin may be a better choice.
Advantages: Its edges are more suitable for the human body, even if the washing time is longer, we don't have to lean forward to cause back pain. And for a small area of the kitchen or bathroom, the semi-embedded design allows the basin to use a larger area and does not take up too much space on the countertop.
Disadvantages: due to the increase in the volume of the basin, the storage space under the cabinet is reduced. Since there is no countertop at the front of the basin to accumulate water, it is more common for water to splash on the floor during use.
Suitable: Family with small bathroom area.
If your bathroom is small and does not require high storage space, then the column basin is a good choice.
Advantages: Easy to install, no need to take up much space.
Disadvantages: There is no cabinet, and the storage space is relatively reduced.
Suitable: apartment or small apartment.
The basin and the countertop are integrally formed, which uses a large space and has no sanitary corners. The side water-retaining edge can well prevent the water splash from getting wet on the cabinet, and it will be as clean as new every time it is used up.
Advantages: The integrated washbasin is easy to clean and is a great choice for busy families.
Disadvantages: Integrated design, heavier weight, and high requirements for the load-bearing cabinet material.
Suitable for: families who want to save worry and effort.
As the name suggests, the wall-mounted washbasin is directly fixed on the wall, bringing a minimalist feel to the space.
Advantages: saving space, small footprint
Disadvantages: no storage space
Suitable for: small space