How to Install a Vanity

Written by: Milan Rosan
DIY Specialist
(800) 375-3403

Choosing a bathroom vanity can save you a ton of room while still making your bathroom space functional. Icing on the cake: these beautiful bathroom pieces are quite easy to install, see for yourself.

Tools / Materials:

Bathroom vanity, tape measure, pencil, circular or reciprocating saw, drill, wall anchors, hammer, screwdriver, teflon tape or plumber's putty, caulking and adjustable wrench

Products:

Shop Vanities and Shop Power Saws

Step by Step Instructions

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 1

Step 1:

If necessary, measure a hole in the back of the vanity to be cut for the plumbing.

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 2

Step 2:

Cut the hole for the plumbing.

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 3

Step 3:

Line the vanity up with the new hole and make sure it’s a proper fit.

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 4

Step 4:

Mark and cut holes on top of the vanity for the sink and faucet.

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 5

Step 5:

Mark holes on the wall for the vanity install screws, and tap wall anchors into the wall using a hammer.

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 6

Step 6:

Secure the vanity-install to the wall using screws and a screwdriver.

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 7

Step 7:

Install and secure the faucet to the sink.

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 8

Step 8:

Apply a bead of caulking around the bottom of the sink, and spread it out using your fingers to ensure a watertight seal.

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 9

Step 9:

Secure the sink and faucet to the vanity.

How to Install a Bathroom Vanity: Step 10

Step 10:

After you hook up the water lines for the bathroom faucet, you’re vanity installation is complete.

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