Stainless steel sinks are considered to be one of the most popular of all varieties of kitchen sinks because of the appeal that it gives and the durability of the material. Not only that but they are also considered to be much more easier in the way of maintaining it over longer periods of time which means if you want a sink that will literally stand the test of time, this is the one for you and your new kitchen remodel.
Stone sinks made from granite, marble and other hard stones will add a dramatic look and character to your kitchen. Stone sinks are more difficult to maintain and hard on dishes.
Copper sinks do have their advantages such as the antibacterial properties that they possess. This means that any nasty bacteria or viruses that may be present within your home are practically eliminated when preparing food in your newly remodeled kitchen. There are certain advisory statements that you should bear in mind however such as the fact that repeated use of acidic foods and cleaning chemicals on this charming sink can cause certain reactions to the look and durability of the sink itself.
In terms of mounting options, you can opt for surface, under-mount or set-in sinks. Surface-mounted sinks are dropped into a pre-cut hole in the worktop surface, and offer a good all-round mounting option for many different types of worktop material. For a subtler touch, you might consider an under-mount sink, which is installed below the counter and creates no rim between sink and worktop surface. This makes the area around the sink easier to clean. Finally, set-in sinks are built into the worktop and are made of the same material, which offers a seamless aesthetic that works perfectly with granite.
There are the heavy granite and fireclay kitchen sinks that are durable. You get kitchen sinks made of quartz resin composite materials that look exotic and are cost effective. Lightweight, yet durable, these are available in a several designs and suit many kitchen decors.
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