Once you have selected the cabinet you prefer, you will then need to come to a decision on what you would prefer on top of it – most popular choice are vanity tops or vanity tops sinks.
Not unlike the console sink, the vanity top sink adds a great way of function and style to an ordinary bathroom. It is a one-piece solution mounted on top of the bathroom vanity cabinet.
A vanity top sink is where the sink bowl is built into the countertop. As many as there are choices in cabinets, there are also a wide range of colors, materials and styles for the top sink.
Essentially, it is a combination of the countertop and the basin, usually in one piece but may be in separate pieces. Some vanity top packages include the countertop, sink and faucet that complement each other and installation-ready.
The more popular brands that offer vanity top sinks are Pegasus, Swanstone, Kohler and American Standard, in various types of materials and finishes. Vanity top sinks may be made of various materials such as granite, marble, china, copper, and porcelain.
Where to buy
Many retailer sites offer the bathroom vanity tops with sink. PlumberSurplus.com have a wide range of selections by famous brands like Kohler, Native Trails, Belle Foret, Swanstone, Danze, Duravit, Foremost, Magick Woods, Porcher and Xylem. Discounted price ranges from $156.30 up to the high end $2058.75. Discount rates are up to 32 percent. Select items are eligible for the free shipping offer. If not eligible, you may be able to get the shipping rates upon checkout.
At FaucetDirect.com, they also have a good variety of selections, with prices ranging from $148.08, a Sunny Wood 49-inches by 22-inches Vanity Top made of White Cultured Marble with the basin at 8-inches, to Kohler’s Lavastone Vanity Top selling at 32% off original price ($10,159.80) now at $6,857.87. Free shipping for orders $99 and over.
JustVanities.com likewise have an extensive collection of bathroom vanity tops with sink, by various brands, and of different colors, sizes, and styles. Prices range from $53.94, a 19-inches Astra Bathroom Vanity Top by American Standard, selling at 44% less original price, to the most pricey one at $4,289.49, a Kohler, Purist 22-inches Natural Lavastone Countertop, on a discount of 33% off original price. Some products may be eligible for free shipping but unless indicated, shipping is priced upon checkout, and is based on weight and distance.
Other websites you can look at: Nextag.com and Faucet.com.
A Buying Tip
When you shop online for your bathroom vanity, you must always check the product description and features as this is where merchants detail what is part of the item. Most sellers feature a full picture of the vanity, including sink and faucet. However, these pieces may be sold separately. Therefore, so as not to think you were fooled, check and double check before you check out what is not included in the purchase price.