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A Guide to Kitchen
household, a kitchen sink is one of the central fixtures and
always sees plenty of action. It is used both for preparing food
and for cleaning up after every meal. It can add to or take away
from the overall effect of your kitchen’s design. Durability and
attractiveness are both important qualities in kitchen sinks.
More than simply functional necessities, sinks now offer more design appeal,
softer lines, and a variety of finishes. Every homemaker faces
the challenge of choosing the right sink for the kitchen, and
the kitchen sink provides the finishing touch to any new kitchen
Modern sinks are not just made of a simple faucet and bowl. They come in
multiple bowls of various sizes and shapes and are designed with
integral drainers, cutting boards, soap dispensers, instant hot
water dispensers, purified water taps, sprayers and more.
Sinks are also made of stainless steel, enameled metal, solid surfacing
materials and quartz composites, and of course the traditional
There is a great amount to consider when choosing a kitchen sink. Size, in
width and depth, is of course the biggest choice you will make
when choosing a sink to fit your kitchen. You also have a choice
of materials used in making the sink - stainless steel, granite
Stainless steel sinks are made in many sizes and several thicknesses. Enamel
on cast iron or steel sinks are made in an assortment of colors.
Quartz composite sinks also come in a variety of colors and
Many people prefer stainless steel sinks because they are believed to be
easier to care for. Some solid-surface countertop materials may
be formed to include rimless, seamless sinks that are a perfect
Your sink choice is restricted by the size of your cabinet and counter top.
All kitchen sinks require a minimum cabinet size. You can find
out the size of your cabinet by measuring under the existing
sink or where the new sink will go.
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