Standard Height of a Bathroom Sink

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Bathroom sinks and vanities are undergoing a mini-revolution. The once-standard height of bathroom sinks is changing to adapt to and better serve people's needs. As a result, there is no longer any single standard height for bathroom sinks. The standard height for bathroom sinks used to be 30 inches.

Bathroom sinks and vanities are undergoing a mini-revolution. The once-standard height of bathroom sinks is changing to adapt to and better serve people's needs. As a result, there is no longer any single standard height for bathroom sinks.

The "Old" Standard

The standard height for bathroom sinks used to be 30 inches. Vanities were built at 28-1/2 inches and a 1-1/2-inch countertop with sink was added on top. These 30-inch-high vanities and sinks are still available and many people find them preferable. However, they are not the only option available now.

  • The standard height for bathroom sinks used to be 30 inches.
  • These 30-inch-high vanities and sinks are still available and many people find them preferable.

Newer Options

Bathroom vanity cabinets come in various heights, from 30 inches to 36 inches tall. A common "new" height is 34 inches. Custom-built vanities can be made to any height that is most comfortable for the user.

Pedestal Sinks

Pedestal sinks are not as easily modified as bathroom vanities. The height of a pedestal sink is also dependent on the manufacturer or style but it usually ranges from 29 inches to 33 inches.

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