Your kitchen sink is important for both stylistic and functional purposes. A sink can really set the tone for the whole room.
Do you want a large sink that can hide your dishes? Do you want a subtly integrated sink? Do you want an additional prep sink in your kitchen?
Whether you want to go with a more practical option like the drop-in sink or more of a statement piece like the farmhouse sink, your sink will set a tone. There is more to consider then you may think with a sink.
1. Drop-In Kitchen Sink
Drop in or self-rimming sinks are supported by a thin ram that extends above the surface of the countertop. Drop-ins are the most common sink in most kitchens. This is the easiest and usually the cheapest sink to install.
2. Undermount Kitchen Sink
An undermounted sink is a sink that allows for an uninterrupted surface between the countertop and sink, meaning the sink in mounted underneath the countertop. This countertop is convenient for cleaning, with no edge to catch crumbs, you can easily wipe your countertop debris directly into the sink.
3. Integrated Kitchen Sink
Integrating your sink into your countertop is modern and sleek look. These countertops are made of natural stone or composite materials, such as marble or granite. Whatever your countertop is made up of, the sink is integrated into the countertop with that same material. This distinctive look is both stylish and functional.
4. Prep Kitchen Sink
A prep sink is separated from the main sink and is usually a smaller size. Though prep sinks do some in a variety of shapes and sizes. These sinks are often equipped with floating boards or racks for maximum functionality. Prep sinks provide an allocated place for prep outside of your regular kitchen sink. You can make your prep sink more stylish with a fun and unique shape
5. Single or Double Bowl Kitchen Sink
A single bowl is usually a larger sink, which can come in hand for washing large items such as pots and pans. But a double bowl provides a separator that could allow you to separate clean and dirty dishes, or to soak some dishes while washing others in separate compartments.
6. Farmhouse Kitchen Sink
For a large and timeless sink, try out a farmhouse sink. These are also referred to as an apron front sink. With an exposed front that usually protrudes past the edge of the surrounding cabinets, the farmhouse sink is a unique stylistic statement for your kitchen. This style provides plenty of space, if you’re looking for a little extra sink space to store those dirty dishes, a farmhouse sink may be the answer for you.
No matter the sink you go with, make your kitchen your own with your unique design. Single or double, large or small, regular or prep, a typical sink can be more when a little personal touch.
You may make your work in the kitchen a little easier with a specific sink or really make (or break) your design with another sink.
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