How to Make a Pedestal Sink Skirt Rod

Pedestal sink skirts are so nice because you can add an interesting patterned fabric to a room with no window. Plus hide the plumbing behind the sink base. I have used double stick Velcro in the past but this time I wanted a real rod.

I searched on line to buy one and “wow” they were pricey. Some were square, some were round. I decided to make my own. Here’s how…..
 Supplies to buy in the plumbing dept….

1 – (2) 1/2 inch Galvanized Floor Flanges ($9.39 each – $18.78 for both)
2 – (3) 1/2 inch Galvanized 18 inch pipes ($6.05 each – $18.15 for all three)
3 – (2) 1/2 inch Galvanized 90 degree elbows ($1.77 each – $3.54 for both)
Measure your sink at the widest depth and width to choose which sizes are best for you. I hung mine below the bowl. I wanted 16 inch pipes for the sides but made 18’s work.
These are tough to screw on so mine still have thread showing – I decided not to care about that. Once you have them all put together. Lay it on the floor and make sure it doesn’t “rock”. Try to make sure that all four corners lay flat to the floor. (for straightening purposes)
Hold the bar in place and mark where the four screws will go into the wall. Set the bar aside.
I like to find wall studs with a Monkey Hook. Drill a pilot hole where the wall studs are. If you don’t find studs you’ll have to use sheet rock toggles.
You may need to use washers if your screw head is too small for the whole in the flange.
That’s it for that part. 
For under $45, I made it myself. Saved about $150.00!
I will show you how I made and attached my sink skirt HERE.
See how the skirt was made HERE.
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