Cost to Install a Sink Stand

Cost to Install a Sink Stand

How much does it cost to install a sink stand? The contractor cost to install a bathroom sink stand is $1,297 vs. doing it yourself for $975. Enter your ZIP Code and adjust the cost for where you live.

National Average Improvement and Repair Cost
Diy Logo Hours Pro 5.9 DIY 7.0
Money Pro $1297 DIY $975
Per Unit Cost
Per Unit Cost $1297 Total Cost

By Gene and Katie Hamilton

Today's remodeled bathrooms often include a sink stand instead of a vanity. To completely change the look in any bathroom, nothing makes a more dramatic statement than a high-style sink and stand. It's particularly striking in a powder room, where guests will notice the sleek design of the sink, and in a small bathroom, where it will take up less floor space than a vanity cabinet. Changing from a vanity to a freestanding console involves more than a simple swap because the wall behind the cabinet is exposed, sometimes revealing an unfinished surface. So the best time to install one of these new units is when you plan to redecorate all the walls in the bathroom and replace the faucet, mirror and lighting as well.

The job involves both carpentry and plumbing skills, so it's a good project for a handy homeowner with that experience. A bathroom contractor will charge $1,297 to remove the old vanity, sink and faucet and replace it with a new sink, stand and faucet. You can do the job for $975, the cost of the components, and save 24 percent. The cost of new wall covering, mirror and lighting will be additional.

Removing the old vanity can be tricky, especially if it's a large cabinet in a small space. Be careful muscling it out of the room so you don't damage the walls. For planning purposes, do all of your redecorating first and install the new unit last.

Don't want to get involved doing this job yourself? Click here to get to Home Advisor and it will open in a new tab and you’ll have to answer some basic questions about your job followed by Bathroom Remodelers in your area.

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That sums it up. Knowing the average cost to install a sink stand lets you compare doing it yourself with what you can expect to pay a contractor. For a local cost input your ZIP Code.

Improvement and Repair Cost Updated 2020

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