I've got to mount a replacement pedestal unit in a bathroom. No
problem with doing this job, but it's thrown up a small quandrary.
The old pedestal sink was screwed to the wall thru the wall tiles,
which is to say that the wall was tiled first and the sink put up
Maybe I'm being a bit dumb about this, but I was inclined to believe
that the sink should be mounted directly onto the wall, and then the
tiles added around the sink.
What do others think?
Definitely tiles on first, then basin over the top. Check any bathroom
showroom and you'll see them done this way. Tiles cut around one has the
hallmarks of a shoddy makeover job.
The only time tiles could be fitted after, is when it's just a single row
used as a splashback over the width of a basin.
On Tue, 16 Dec 2003 21:24:38 +0000 (UTC), "Rick Hughes"
Thanks for that!
I had imagined that sealing the pedestal basin to the tiles may have
created a less than satisfactory bond, possibly leading to the tiles
being pulled away from the way at some point in the future. Clearly I
was wrong - yet again this newsgroup proves its worth!
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