The kitchen is the most mandatory section for any house. No one can think to start, it’s day without a cup of coffee or tea. In the past, food was cooked in the kitchen and the rest of the things were done outside the kitchen, which was time consuming. The modern lifestyle kitchens are designed in such a way that every single appliance & utensils of the kitchen can be placed & used easily. Modern kitchen has countertop on which sink is placed. Kitchen sink helps to wash the utensils in the kitchen. So today we came with an article about best kitchen sink option for your house.
Usually there are two types of sink. One is stainless steel and another one is integrated sink. You may see some other sinks of other material like copper etc. But these are not purposed vastly. We will discuss them in our further articles.
Integrated sinks are made of the counter top material. These kind of sink gives the kitchen a seamless look. Integrated sinks are available in quartz, granite, G5 or concrete. While constructing these sinks, avoid the materials which are prone to water.
- Non Porous
- Resistant to water
- You can shape it according to your size
Stainless Steel Sink
The stainless steel sink is commonly used in the kitchen because it is durable, easy to clean and cost efficiency.
- Corrosion resistant
- Easy to Clean
- Recyclable and Eco Friendly
Different types of Sink
There are lots of varieties in everything which is in the market. So, the Kitchen sinks also have lots of varieties. Each one of them are different and design in such a way that they make work to be finished easily. Here we are discussing them one by one.
Single Bowl Sink
This type sink has one bowl of 9 or 10 inch depth. The most common size of single bowl sink is 24 X 18 inch. This type of sink is preferred in small families or where one cook has to work.
Double Bowl Sink
The common size of double bowl sink is 48 X 18. Such kind of sinks is used where more than one cook is working. Mainly it is a common choice in joint families. There is only a single faucet which can be rotated accordingly.
Sink With Drain Stand
In the previous types of sink, they don’t have any drain stand. In this kind of sink an attached drain stand is given to drain your vegetables or utensils. The drain stand come as another sink option with both the sinks i.e; single bowl & double bowl sink.
Kitchen sinks are installed in two different methods, first is Top mounted and the second is Under mount.
The sink which is fitted from top of the countertop are top mount sinks. The rim of top mount sink sits over the counter top. It may be difficult to clean the counter area near the rim in such kind of fittings.
Under-mount sink has been mounted underneath the counter top. So, this kind of fitting doesn’t have any rim over the counter top which makes cleaning the counter top easy. In under mount sink silicone-based sealants are usually used to assure a waterproof joint between the sink and the countertop material.
Major Points to Remember
While searching best sink options here are few points which are must to remember.
About Integrated Sinks
Although integrated sinks are good, but some basic point must be followed in maintaining its durability and aesthetic.
- Integrated sinks are joined with sealants which prevent leakage. Make sure, the manufacturer must use a good adhesive while making such sinks.
- The one which must affect the aesthetic is the stains which may occur through ingredients used in the kitchen.
- The corners in such sinks is L-Shaped which makes cleaning the corners a tough task.
- Such sinks can be made according to your wish i.e; Single bowl or double bowl.
About Stainless Steel Sink
- Stainless Steel sinks are pre-designed sinks. That you may choose according to your kitchen size.
- These sinks don’t have corners, they are designed like a deep bowl which is easy to clean.
- Few steel sinks may make noise. So always choose a sink which have insulant material, either sprayed or bonded onto the underside of the sink.
You have many options for kitchen sinks, but they all has different from each other. To choose the best kitchen sink you may contact us at [email protected]