Is It Possible to Deal with DIY Concrete Vanity Top?

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Prepare the plan knockout concrete vanity top

Have you ever gone to the hotel or mall and you enter the bathroom there. Most of those places have concrete vanity top and it is surely so great. The elegant look as well as the sturdiness seems so awesome. Of course, by seeing such vanity top, you surely want to have one for your home too. However, whenever you go to the store and ask for such vanity top’s price, you find that the price is quite high. Perhaps, your budget cannot let you to afford such vanity top. What a disappointment indeed. Does it mean that you can never get such vanity top? You should not think that way. Even though the price is too high, actually, you can make such vanity top on your own. And yes, it is really possible for you no matter who you are and what kind of profession you have. Here, we are going to talk about the steps to deal with the processes. So, let’s get started.

First thing that you must do is to make the plan for the concrete later on. In other words, you need to get the pattern for the concrete to be poured whenever everything is ready. To make this plan knockout, you need to make sure that the size and the shape are exactly the same with the hardware. And use PVC pipe for the pipe to be placed later on whenever the vanity top has been finished. Do not forget to finalize the knockout form. You can do this by making sure that the vanity will be waterproof. It is possible for you to use caulk for this purpose.

Cutting the Metal

Then you can start cutting the lath and also mesh. For this matter, you are highly recommended to use two types of metal. The first is expanded lath and the second one is steel mesh. In order for the concrete vanity top to be done perfectly, you must be really accurate in dealing with this phase. Notice that once you have come to this point, the vanity will not be changed anymore in both the shape and the size. Therefore, make sure you make no mistake about it or otherwise you will need to redo the phases from scratch.

Concrete vanity top with sink

And for the last phase of making concrete vanity top with sink, you can try to prepare the glass bits. You can also mix some coloring materials to make the vanity top become more charming later on. And voila, you have already got your vanity top made in concrete. Indeed, if you read the instructions here, things are quite hard to be done. However, like what you have read before, it is possible to be done. If you are not confident enough, you can simply purchase it but yes, the consequence is that you need to spend quite big sum of money. If you try to make the vanity top on your own, the expense is only about $100 – $250.

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