Are all bathroom sink drains the same size?

While a bathroom sink’s design and overall size may vary from one model to the next, the drain holes are fairly standard, 1.25 inches being a general standard, with widths of 1.5 inches and 1.625 inches also common. The size of the hole helps determine which size drain is needed for that particular sink.

Likewise, what are standard bathroom vanity sizes?

Taller adults might want a higher countertop, while shorter models work better for small children.

  • Width: 12 to 84 inches. Typical cabinet widths are 24, 30, 36, 48, and 60 inches.
  • Height: 31 to 35-1/2 inches.
  • Depth: 17 to 24 inches.
  • What is the standard height of a bathroom sink?

    Standard bathroom sink heights range from 29 inches to as much as 36 inches high, depending upon personal preference and the type of sink. For example, pedestal sinks are built between 29 and 33 inches high, while bathroom vanity cabinets with set-in sinks range from 30 to 36 inches in height.

    What is the standard drain size for a bathroom sink?

    Pipe Size. Some older sinks may have drains that connect to a 1 1/4-inch tailpiece, but most modern drains have a 1 1/2-inch outlet. All the pipes that connect to the tailpiece, including the P-trap assembly and all the horizontal extensions, are either 1 1/4 or 1 1/2 inches in diameter.

    What size is a bathroom sink waste pipe?

    Plastic waste pipe is available in 4 basic sizes (external diameter) for different plumbing uses: 21.5mm – for overflows such as cold water tank, cisterns etc. 32mm – for hand basin waste pipe. 40mm – for sink and bath waste pipe.

    Do kitchen sinks come with drains?

    In most cases, only bathroom sink faucets come with drains included. Shower and tub faucets do not normally come with drains because of a vast array of combinations available. However, there are cases when the manufacturer decides not to include a drain with a bathroom sink or provides it with a tub faucet.

    What size hole do you need for a vessel sink?

    In general most vessel sink drains have a 1.5″ diameter, so if you are using the “above counter method” of vessel sink installation, you simply need a 1.5″ hole to accommodate the drain (or whatever size diameter hole your drain is).

    What is a grid drain?

    A proper drain for a vessel sink is just as important as the sink itself. The other type of commonly found drain is a grid drain which most resembles a shower strainer. A grid drain can not be closed and thus an overflow of water can not occur.

    What is a non overflow drain?

    An overflow is a small hole along the inside wall of a sink that prevents water from spilling out of the sink if the drain itself is closed or clogged. The water drains through the overflow channel inside the porcelain until it meets the drain at the bottom of the sink.

    What is a pop up drain stopper?

    Bathroom sink pop-ups are raised and lowered with a lift knob or lever, usually located on or near the faucet body. The knob or lever is connected to a lift rod that is fastened to a flat, slotted bar called a “clevis.”

    What is a drain stopper?

    An internal plunger is used to stop water flow. When the overflow plate is activated by tripping a lever or turning the plate it causes the plunger to raise or lower. Trip Lever and Turn Style assemblies normally do not have a visible stopper in the tub drain.

    What is a trip lever?

    A trip lever is a fairly easy tool to use when a bathtub drain is clogged.

    How do I find the model of my American Standard toilet?

    Finding your toilet manufacturer and/or model number: Carefully remove the toilet tank lid and set it gently on the floor, with the bottom facing up. Look for the manufacturer name or a number on the bottom side of the water tank lid.

    When was my toilet made?

    Development of flush toilets. Although a precursor to the flush toilet system which is widely used nowadays was designed in 1596 by John Harington, such systems did not come into widespread use until the late nineteenth century.

    Where do you find the model number on a American Standard toilet?

    Carefully remove your tank lid, and place it gently on the floor. You’ll notice a four-digit number located on the back of the tank, near the water level mark. This is your tank model number. If the number starts with a two, it is a one-piece toilet.

    Where is the model number on a toilet?

    Carefully remove your tank lid, and place it gently on the floor. You’ll notice a four-digit number located on the back of the tank, near the water level mark. This is your tank model number. If the number starts with a two, it is a one-piece toilet.

    Can you replace just the back of a toilet?

    If your toilet tank is cracked, there is no way to repair the damage, so it must be replaced. Replacing a toilet tank is a task most homeowners can do without a call to the plumber. Because the tanks and bowls may be sold separately, you can often buy just the tank.

    Do all toilet seats fit any toilet?

    There are industry standards for toilet seats – all toilets have seat post holes on 5 1/2″ centers – all elongated bowls are 18 1/2″ from seat posts to front of rim, and all round bowls are 16 1/2″. Any manufacturer’s seats will fit any toilet manufacturers bowls if they are standard round or standard elongated.

    How do you take the tank off a toilet?


  • • Turn off the shutoff valve on the water supply line.
  • • Remove the nuts from the mounting bolts that hold the tank onto the bowl with a ratchet wrench or a basin wrench.
  • • Pry off the trim caps on the floor bolts (if necessary) , and then remove the nuts from the floor bolts with an adjustable wrench.
  • How do you clean a stained toilet bowl?

    Borax and Vinegar

  • Pour 1/4 cup of Borax into the toilet bowl and swish it around with a toilet brush.
  • Then add 1 cup of vinegar and allow the mixture to sit in the bowl for about 20 minutes.
  • Finish by scrubbing the bowl with a toilet brush to remove hard water stains.
  • How do you remove linoleum?

    Option 1: Scrape Linoleum Or Vinyl Floor & Glue. To remove old resilient flooring, first cut it into parallel strips about 6 inches wide with a utility knife. Use a hammer to tap a stiff putty knife or brick chisel under the linoleum to break it loose. Pull the linoleum up in strips to reveal the backing or the glue.