The kitchen sink is an essential element for every woman into the kitchen. So we should choose it carefully. First you need to measure the size of the kitchen sink you need. Then you have to know about the different sink materials and styles and choose from it the one you desire to match your kitchen design but don’t forget the most important thing about the sink is its durability and strength.
The most popular kitchen sink is the stainless steel; it matches with both traditional and contemporary kitchen. It has also many benefits; long lasting and durable, easy to clean and low cost moreover it absorbs the shocks when a glass fall in it, it is not going to break. The only disadvantage is the noise of water running and clanking of dishes.
Another popular kitchen sink is the cast iron sink; it is similar to the stainless steel but with few different, they are similar in the durability and easy to clean but the cast iron sinks come in wide range of style, and colors, it also retains heat. The disadvantage is the sink easy to break if you drop a glass in the sink it probably will break so be careful while using it.
There is also sink made of nickel and copper, it can be great if it is a pure copper, it won’t need maintenance.
What about the sink installation? There are five kind of installation which can add a great look and the installation of sink depends on your kitchen design and the look you want.
Undermounted kitchen sink is installed underneath the countertop, while the integral sink installation which is made from the same material of countertop. Self rimming sink which is great for both traditional and contemporary kitchen. Rimmed sink is the most popular sink installation and with low cost. Tile-in kitchen sink is useful for the kitchen where there is no clear separation between the sink and the surface.
Be sure that you will buy the right sink which matches your needs and your kitchen style.