Posted by in Virtu USA on Mar 09, 2015 .

Remodeling your bathroom is not something that you undertake lightly, or very often. Indeed, the average bathroom remodeling in the US is approximately once every 20 years, so in an adult lifetime you will only do it two or three times, if that.

It follows that you have to get it right first time. It is not a cheap project, and you need to ensure that it will meet your expectations, so you must give it careful consideration before you start to pull tiles off the walls in a fit of enthusiasm. In fact, one authority says that you should not start any work until you have given it six months consideration. This might be thought to be a...

Posted by in Fresca on Mar 01, 2015 .

When it comes to bathroom sink vanities, the world truly is your oyster. There are so many different choices that sometimes it is difficult to know where to start.

If you opt for a vessel sink, the bowl sits on top of the counter. This gives you a lot of storage space underneath, but means that the counter top space is not so readily available, and it is more difficult to clean.

A vanity with sink takes up more room, so you need to ensure that you have sufficient space to pull out drawers and/or open cupboard doors. This may not be very practical in a narrow bathroom, or other confined space. However, you do get a lot of storage...

It can be surprising just how much of an effect a single element of a room can have on the overall design scheme. In smaller rooms, it is even more apparent. The bathroom is a typically small, but important room. In most cases, the centerpiece will be the sink and counter. This is why it is so important to choose the proper sink or vanity for your bathroom, whether it’s the master or secondary bathroom.

Vanities vs. Basins

If maximizing your use of space is the priority, a vanity is definitely the way to go. It gives you a lot of extra storage by making efficient use of the vertical space underneath the sink, and the counter space...

Posted by in on Feb 21, 2013 .

February 21, 2013

What determines a quality sink vanity?

When you buy a quality sink vanity, what do you get for your money? Aside from the material used on the sink surface, which could range dramatically from Formica® to glass to a variety of stone etc., the cabinet under your sink tells a story, too. Of course we’ve all seen those inexpensive units that were built on a production line in mass quantities and installed anywhere and everywhere that needed a cheap sink vanity right away. If you look inside those cabinets you’ll see the cheaper materials start to wave and buckle and...

Posted by in on Jan 22, 2013 .

Sink Vanities Direct is proud to announce our latest additions to our ever growing vendor list. From Powder Rooms to Master Bath Suites, Fairmont Designs has the perfect answer for your bathroom cabinetry needs. Fairmont Design has been a leader in the bathroom vanity market for 25 years. They work with talented designers from all over the globe. The company also owns and operates their own state of the art factories and the choices are endless. Most of the cabinetry can be purchased separately or you can choose from Fairmont Design’s vast line of tops and sinks. Fairmont Designs produces hand...

Posted by in on Dec 07, 2012 .

Planning a remodeling job of any size is both exciting and a bit intimidating. This is why Sink Vanities Direct continues to add new lines to give you newer and wider range of choices.

Our newest vanity line is Fairmont Design. Each Fairmont Designs bathroom cabinet collection is unique...distinctive…one of a kind. Yet they all have certain features in common; like a choice of granite counter tops, open and closed storage, custom sized vanities, special finishes, and beautiful veneer patterns. But there are other features you don’t notice until you live with them. Subtle niceties like sturdy drawer construction, satin finish on...

Posted by in on Sep 25, 2012 .

SEPTEMBER 25, 2012


Cabinetry can make a big difference in the cost of the bathroom remodel. There are many different materials that are used including all wood and MDF. Many vanities are also made form laminate on plywood.

Redecorating your bathroom is a major task that can give you the bathroom of your dreams. People want to redecorate their bathrooms because they feel their bathrooms are outdated and don’t like the look of them. Some people just want to give the bathroom a fresh look before the home is put on the market for sale.

Bathroom vanities come in a big variety of styles,...

Posted by in on Sep 10, 2012 .

September 10, 2012


The bathroom has become a very important room of the home.

The bathroom is the new den.

More and more people are going to the bathroom to relax and even luxuriate after a day in the rush-rush world, say home re-modelers and designers. Homeowners are upgrading the bathrooms -- outfitting them with everything from soaking tubs to heated floors -- to make themselves comfortable. But peace and quiet aren't the only motivating factors. An upgraded bathroom helps sell a home and can be a good investment.

We polled several award-winning remodeling experts around the country...