Return to the Plumbing Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Vessel sink drain

Posted by adh673 (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 3, 10 at 14:08

I purchased an american standard white vessel sink from Home Depot. A great price, it came with a grid drain and an overflow drain cover- both in Chrome.

I am doing either aged pewter or oil rubbed bronze for the faucet and the bright chrome doesnt match.

How do you cover an overflow drain? I havent seen any covers for it. I also heard that grid drains are not good for draining. Should I get a new drain? Is it possible to turn the sink so the drain is in the front and less visible or will that be annoying to hand washers?

I dont know what to do!


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Vessel sink drain

If your sink has an overflow, you should use it. The correct corresponding drain would be "with overflow" (NOT "less overflow" or however they say it). So there should be hole(s) on the side of the drain near the bottom os the overflow water can into the drain. If the sink is round and uniform, you can turn the sink so the overflow hole is not visible.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Plumbing Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here