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Old 05-23-2018, 01:54 PM   #1
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New vanity not level - wondering what a pro would do.


Hi all,

installing a new vanity and unfortunately it is not sitting level. over 42" its out 1/4"

I can shim it, but worried about how it will look on the floor being up so high? It looks good as is.... is there anything wrong with being slightly out of level if it looks fine?


What would a pro do? leave as is? split the difference?


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Re: New vanity not level - wondering what a pro would do.


Well, I'm not a pro...however, the slightly out of level would
bother me. Where is the shim needed? ... is it on the back
wall or side wall where it is not visable?
If it's visable, can you add molding on the base of the
vanity?
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A pro would level it every time.
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If you don't want to shim it and cover the gap with shoe, you can scribe it to the floor for a clean look.
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Just set the vanity as is and shim the top instead. You can cover that gap with some flat molding. I am assuming that the vanity is one with "feet" instead of a traditional vanity with a toe kick. If traditional, level the vanity and cover with shoe molding.
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