How to Install a Pedestal Sink

Before installing, read the entire pedestal sink installation instructions.  Observe all local building and safety codes. For these instructions, it is assumed that any old fixtures have been removed and that the water supply lines and drain pipe are in place, ready for installation.

Because wall construction and materials vary from home to home, the appropriate mounting hardware may need to be purchased from your local hardware store. If your sink is going to be mounted to a hollow wall, such as drywall or plaster, the sink and/or bracket should be mounted to a solid wood blocking behind the wall via lag bolts or dowel bolts. If wall studs are unavaialble, such blocking must be installed. 



Crescent Wrench

Basin Wrench

Socket Wrench



   STEP 1  
  If the pedestal sink is in two pieces, attach the basin to the pedestal. Place the pedestal sink assembly in position and mark the wall through each of the mounting holes at the back of the assembly.

Tip: Verify that the sink and mounting location are level before marking the mounting hole locations. If the sink is not level, place shims under the pedestal or basin and adjust as necessary.
   STEP 2  
  Set the sink assembly aside and drill mounting holes in the locations designated in the step 1.  
   STEP 3  
  Install your new faucet and drain assembly according to the installation instructions.  
   STEP 4  
  Slide the sink assembly in place and attach to the wall with the mounting hardware. Be sure not to over-tighten bolts, as this could cause cracks and damage the sink basin or pedestal.  
   STEP 5  
  Attach the water supplies to shut-off and drain line at wall.  
   STEP 6  
  When installation is complete, turn on the water supply to check for any leaking from the water supply lines or sink basin.  
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