Cost to Install a Sink Stand

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 improvement and repair cost for where you live.

National Average Improvement and Repair Cost
Hours Pro 5.9 Diy 7.0
Money Pro $1297 Diy $975
Click to Adjust Cost to Your ZIP Code.
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 Cost to Install a Sink Stand

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 improvement and repair cost for where you live.

National Average Improvement and Repair Cost
Hours Pro 5.9 Diy 7.0
Money Pro $1297 Diy $975
Click to Adjust Cost to Your ZIP Code.
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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.

Fine Homebuilding magazine makes the distinction between 7 Basic Different Bathroom Sinks.

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 2018

The cost and time data is generated by averaging labor and material data from annually updated cost books used by contractors and refined by the authors' experience remodeling 13 houses. They are authors of 20 home improvement books and Do It Yourself or Not, a weekly column syndicated by Tribune Content Agency. The national cost can be adjusted by ZIP Code.


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