Ornamental Granite Dresses Up a Pair of Oak Bathroom Vantities
This pair of oak vanities are in the master bathroom in a lovely home in Georgetown, Texas. These vanities had the original cultured marble tops from when the home was built in 1991.
The owners selected a very pretty slab of Ornamental granite from Midwest Granite here in Austin. Once the slab was delivered to our shop, the homeowners came by and showed us where they wanted some of the patterns in the stone to go on the countertops.
Ornamental granite is usually fairly uniform in pattern, but this slab has some very nice swaths of tan movement across the face of the stone.
Before and After Images with Ornamental Granite
You can see in these photos what the spaces looked like before and after the new granite tops were installed. The mirrors were removed before we got there, to make sure they didn’t break when the older counters were taken off.
(In many older homes, the mirrors sit on top of the top edge of the backsplash. Over time, the space between them fills up with caulk and stuff and it can be difficult to remove the counter without damaging the mirror).
Although the caulk looks white, it will dry clear overnight.
These sinks are undermount sinks in a style we sell called “basin”. They are rectangular and don’t take up too much space.
The edge profile on these counters is a half-inch bevel.
The backsplashes have flat-polished edges and are 4-inches tall. You can see how neatly they were cut to fit next to the tub surround and the doorway. Flat-polish is the standard edge for stone backsplashes, even when the counter has a different edge profile (like a bullnose, of half-inch bevel).