How many types of sinks do you think exist in stores at the moment? One? Three? A dozen? Multiply those numbers by at least ten and you may be getting closer to the actual number of options you have when choosing a new kitchen sink! This is not a decision that is going to be easy to make, but we can make it a little less stressful for you by listing out what you should be considering during the process.
First, you are going to want to consider the function of the sink that you are looking at and decide if it matches your needs. Do you continuously wash large pots and pans? If so, you may want a deeper sink than you would if you throw everything into the dishwasher. Do you like having a double sink or do you prefer a single basin that fits piles of dishes until you are ready to wash them?
How do You Use Your Sink?
As soon as you determine how you will be using your sink, and how it will function, you will want to determine if you want to install two sinks in your newly remodel kitchen. One can be your regular sink and the other one can be placed in another area, usually an island, for food prep and quick hand washes. A second sink is normally smaller, but you can choose to have two larger sinks if you want. After all, it is your kitchen and you’re the one that will be using everything!
Choosing the Material
Long gone are the days of stainless steel sinks, as you have plenty more material options available to you. There are pros and cons to each material, but some of the more popular options include granite, natural stone, porcelain, and ceramic. We recommend looking at and touching the materials and determining which one will withstand all the work that you will be using it for.
Keep Style in Mind
Thankfully many of the functions and materials that you are going to want, and need are available in numerous different styles. That means that you can finally choose between a self-rimming sink, undermount sink, or that farmhouse sink that you have wanted since you were a child.
Only you will know what type of sink your newly remodeled kitchen needs, but we are always available to assist you by answering questions or giving guidance along the way.