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Discolored around bathroom sink drain - can I install a drain with a larger collar?

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Hello All,


I have a molded bathroom vanity top with sink that is in good shape except that there is discoloration around the drain.  Is there a drain that has a larger surround/collar to hide this?  I would prefer not to replace the vanity top, especially since it is a non-standard 42 inch width.

Thanks in advance!  Great info on here.

All you can do is look and (post #206256, reply #1 of 4)

All you can do is look and see if you can find something.

But if the top is Corian or another solid surface material you can sand away the stains.  And if it isn't (but is instead the plastic over flakeboard stuff), it's not worth fooling with.


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doug (post #206256, reply #2 of 4)

if this top is cultured marble the stain will continue to enlarge and is not sandable.

I know of no drain collar much wider than what you probably have.

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If it's an acrylic sink, you (post #206256, reply #3 of 4)

If it's an acrylic sink, you can remove the discoloration using non-abrasive scrub pad, baking soda, borax powder, and diluted liquid bleach.

Something to try:  Plug the (post #206256, reply #4 of 4)

Something to try:  Plug the drain and pour in a bottle of hydrogen peroxide.  Let it sit for 30 minutes or so.


Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.  --Herman Melville