Why Consider A Floating Bathroom Vanity?

Floating bathroom vanities are a hot new trend that offers a lot in the way of style and space-saving design at once. They’re available in several styles and finishes and have plenty of perks. Of course, you might wonder how to choose with so much out there. In this article, we’ll review the reasons to consider this vanity style and provide you with our top-selling wall hung bathroom vanities.

Whether doing a full bathroom renovation or just looking for a new sink option, this could be what you need. Take the time to get to know the floating vanity and see what it can do for your space.

48 Inch Single Sink Bathroom Vanity in Glossy White with Electrical Component

48 Inch Floating Bathroom Vanity in Glossy White

The 48-inch single-sink vanity is all about counter space. This floating vanity offers a modern gloss white finish that will compliment any space and create that crisp, spa-like feel. There are cabinets and three drawers for storage and the modern brushed nickel hardware adds the perfect accent.

What are Floating Vanities?

Floating vanities are fixtures that appear to be floating because they are mounted to the wall and do not sit on the floor. These trending designs offer a modern finish that creates a more luxurious space. Even in their most affordable incarnations, these vanities look and feel expensive.

Plus, as a bonus, they save on floor space, and almost everyone can benefit from having more space in the bathroom. These sleek, modern design elements don’t look right in every space, but they can create a beautiful aesthetic and provide a lot of function in the right spaces.

73 Inch Double Sink Bathroom Vanity in Coffee Oak with Solid Surface Top

73 Inch Double Sink Bathroom Vanity in Coffee Oak with Solid Surface Top

For those who enjoy the look of wood, the coffee oak vanity with dual sinks is a great choice. This floating vanity adds warmth to the space with a modern touch, and features the option of dark gray, glossy white, or matte white finish. Plus, it offers four doors and three drawers for plenty of storage access.

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Why Should I Choose a Floating Vanity Over a Freestanding Vanity?

There are several reasons to consider a floating vanity as opposed to a traditional freestanding vanity or other option. We’ve discussed that they offer a space-saving design without compromising style, giving you the best of both worlds. Plus, they can be hung however you’d like and offer plenty of other perks.


  • Makes the space seem bigger
  • No floor space is taken up
  • Efficient storage without compromising on space
  • Available in several sizes, finishes, and colors
  • Single or double-sink options
23.5 Inch Black Modern Bathroom Vanity with Medicine Cabinet

23.5 Inch Black Modern Bathroom Vanity with Medicine Cabinet

For smaller spaces, the 23.5-inch vanity is a great choice. For the smaller footprint, this model also includes a medicine cabinet for additional storage. A sleek white basin contrasts the black cabinet, and the chrome hardware offers a modern touch.


  • It can be more challenging and costly to install
  • It may not be safe for homes with small children due to the climbing risk

Ultimately, although everyone’s design needs differ, the floating vanity typically has far more pros than cons. This makes it the ideal choice and such a popular design for people right now.

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60 Inch Double Sink Wall Mounted Bathroom Vanity in Navy Blue

60 Inch Double Sink Wall Mounted Bathroom Vanity in Navy Blue

If you need a lot of space, the 60-inch double sink model in navy blue is a great choice, offering counter space for all of your needs, dual sinks, and a wall-mounted design that creates that contemporary space that you have been craving. Plus, the rich blue finish adds a touch of regality to the space.

Is There a Standard Height and Weight Limit of a Wall Mounted Vanity?

Floating vanities come in several sizes and heights. Typically, people will find heights ranging from 18 to 20 inches high, although they are installed to reach the total average vanity height of 30-32 inches. You can also have them installed at a custom height.

Like all furniture, these vanities will also have a weight limit to consider. Depending on materials, installation or anchor style, and other factors, this will vary from one model to the next. Typically, the average 150-200 pound floating vanity can be installed securely without incident.

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55 Inch Double Sink Bathroom Vanity with Soft Closing Drawers

55 Inch Double Sink Bathroom Vanity with Soft Closing Drawers

This double sink features soft-close drawers and a sleek white finish that creates a contemporary, clean look in your bathroom. The dual sinks ensure that there’s space for everyone and the polymarble material looks luxurious.

It’s best to have these vanities installed by a professional contractor to ensure they are secure and that the weight limit isn’t being exceeded in any capacity. Also, as mentioned in the “cons” section, these counters aren’t ideal for climbing or putting a lot of weight on top of them, so keep that in mind.

Any floating vanities in this article will surely enhance your bathroom and give you the sleek design you want without compromising on space. Check them out for yourself and start upgrading today.

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30 Inch Single Sink Wall Mounted Bathroom Vanity in Dark Gray

30 Inch Single Sink Wall Mounted Bathroom Vanity in Dark Gray

The 30-inch single-sing vanity in gray is a sleek, modern option for any space that needs a clean design with simple hardware. It includes a wall-mount design that doesn’t compromise on storage space and chrome hardware.

My name is Julia Ritzenthaler, Founder and President of Unique Vanities, started in 2005. I started this business as an extension of our residential remodeling business, which focused on the design and build of custom cabinetry and architectural trim. I also worked as a financial advisor for 10 years at Ameriprise Financial, helping clients make sound money decisions, including budgeting for home improvement expenses. This expertise led me to start Unique Vanities, which offers a handpicked selection of high quality bathroom vanities, sinks, mirrors and more. You can find me most days sitting in Starbucks, my second office, or in my car driving my daughter across Dallas to gymnastics training.