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Old 06-04-2007, 08:53 PM   #1
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I have a new pedestal basin and stand to install. The manufacturer's guidelines recommend having wood blocking behind the drywall in order to anchor the basin.
I am told that large plastic mollies are strong enough to hold the sink in the drywall. Has anyone done this before?

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You can use mollies but wood backing is better, if you use mollies use metal ones.

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I have a new pedestal basin and stand to install. The manufacturer's guidelines recommend having wood blocking behind the drywall in order to anchor the basin.
I am told that large plastic mollies are strong enough to hold the sink in the drywall. Has anyone done this before?

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I personally hate moly bolts with a passion, and would never suggest holding a pedstal sink to the wall with them, or much of anything else for that matter. You will be much better of with toggle bolts, if installing a block is not posssible.
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what about using toggle bolts in connection with using silicon on all surfaces on the back of the basin that touch the wall? Would that make it less likely to pull away from the wall if one of the kids starts leaning on it?
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