What to do with bathroom vanity?

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Forum topic by Don posted 615 days ago 1340 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Our main floor powder room need to have a makeover. Oak doors on the vanity are very tired looking so I am looking for ideas on what to do with them.

Should I just make a new vanity? Sand and put some new Verathane on the doors? Paint them?

Anyone have some helpful advice?


-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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#1 posted 615 days ago

A picture might help, Don

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Fred Hargis

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#2 posted 614 days ago

You could also just make new doors and reface (veneer) the face frames of the existing cabinet… a good easy approach to freshen up a room.

-- I long for the days when Coke was a cola, and a joint was a bad place to be (Merle Haggard)

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#3 posted 614 days ago

I have made new doors for our guest bathroom. Relatively easy and fast way to spiff any room.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#4 posted 614 days ago

When you made new doors, did you try to match the existing frame colour/stain or did you redo the whole thing?

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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Mainiac Matt

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#5 posted 614 days ago

don’t paint them…..


sand and re-finish

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#6 posted 609 days ago

In order to give a new look and feel in your bathroom, you do not require a complete makeover. By changing the paint could really play a key role in transforming your bathroom. Adding up a couple of modern fixtures and affordable fixtures and bathroom vanities could make the difference at your place as you get these cabinets at affordable prices. How do you like this?

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#7 posted 607 days ago

The much anticipated picture!! (or not) :)

The bathroom will be repainted and the vanity will either be replaced or refinished with a new sink and fixtures as well…..

-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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