DIY Doctor

Main navigation

Removal of Basin and Pedestal - Barratt Home Bathroom

Postby Sam2411 » Tue Jan 11, 2022 12:29 pm

I have a pedestal style sink in my ensuite and would like to remove the pedestal so I can access the pipework behind.

I assume the pedestal is secured to the floor (from what I can see) but I am struggling to identify how (screw? bolt?) and therefore which tool to use to loosen them.

I have attached a couple of pictures but not sure if they are of much use.

I also notice that the basin appears to be secured to the wall directly and not hanging off of any brackets so presumeably the pedestal is taking a lot of the weight of the basin so if I remove the pedestal, then the basin will have to come down too (see 3rd picture)?

The home was developed by Barratt in 2013 if that information is also of any use.

Thanks in advance
Basin wall attachment
phpbw0MDUAM.jpg (7.13 KiB) Viewed 113 times
Pedestal floor attachment #2
php9y3zPCAM.jpg (8.36 KiB) Viewed 113 times
Pedestal floor attachment #1
phpFK84LvAM.jpg (8.83 KiB) Viewed 113 times
Rank: Labourer
Progress to next rank:
Posts: 1
Joined: Tue Jan 11, 2022 12:11 pm


Simply Build It

Postby stoneyboy » Wed Jan 12, 2022 10:18 pm

Hi sam2411,
Loose the two nuts shown in your first pic a couple of turns should do, prop up the front of the basin to give clearance to remove the pedestal. The pedestal may be stuck to the floor and/or to the basin with silicone mastic - cut through this with a sharp knife.
Regards S
Rank: Project Manager
Posts: 5074
Joined: Wed Dec 10, 2008 6:44 pm

Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by

  • DIY How to Project Guides
  • DIY how to tutorial projects and guides - Did you know we have a DIY Projects section? Well, if no, then we certainly do! Within this area of our site have literally hundreds of how-to guides and tutorials that cover a huge range of home improvement tasks. Each page also comes with pictures and a video to make completing those jobs even easier!

  • Related Topics