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Old 09-22-2009, 12:38 PM   #1
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Installing a pedestal sink on slate?


Very much a novice here, we're planning on tiling our bathroom floor using natural slate. However, we realized after the fact that slate is quite uneven. does anyone have any tips for installing a pedestal sink on uneven slate? Thanks for your feedback!

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Old 09-24-2009, 07:00 AM   #2
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Installing a pedestal sink on slate?


The pedestals on most poedestal sinks are only a facade that hides the plumbing that comes out from the wall just like any other sink. The sink itself on most pedestal sinks does not even depend on the pedestal to hold it up but instead is mounted to the wall with a bracket. With these thoughts in mind the importance of how level the floor is only comes into play as to how much of a gap you can see at the bottom of the pedestal and the floor which should be easily caulked to make the transistion appear even.

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yea just like faucetman said. when i install a pedestal leg on uneven surfaces i try to use a plastic shim used to set a toilet on uneven surfaces. just cut the shim to fit the gap so it doesn't rock so bad then put a bead of caulk around the base to hide the shims and to dress it up a bit and also put a bead of caulk where the leg meets the bowl.
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