Advice On Replacing Bathroom Vanity

Old 06-30-14, 06:30 PM
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Advice On Replacing Bathroom Vanity


I recently purchased a house, and the master bathroom vanity is just falling apart, it's about 20 years old so that's understandable.

Anyway, the current vanity is 60" wide, 18" deep; however the new vanity I'm considering buying is 60" wide and 22" deep. The bathroom tile goes right up to the current vanity.

Does this mean if I want to use a larger vanity that I need to replace the entire floor? Can I just cut the existing tile so it is flush to the new vanity?

Sorry if this is elementary question, I'm new to bathroom remodeling.
Old 06-30-14, 06:59 PM
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You can remove the current vanity & add tile or shim the section that doesn't have tile or cut the tile as you suggested. No matter what, you don't have to replace the entire floor.
Old 07-01-14, 09:55 AM
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I would add plywood to make the floor behind the tile of the same height and then set the new vanity on that - it will sit on top of the tile that way. This is Pulpo's suggestion about shimming the floor.

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