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Choosing the Best Kitchen Sink for Your Home


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Choosing the best kitchen sink for your particular home can be a challenge. This article will help the consumer in selecting the best kitchen sink which will match their needs and expectations for many years.

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Choosing the Best Kitchen Sink for Your Home

  1. 1. Choosing the Best Kitchen Sink for Your Home by Bill Kanx Your sink plays an important daily role in your kitchen because it where youwash your food and clean up all the dirty plates, utensils and other kitchen wares.If your kitchen sink isn’t meeting your needs, or maybe its time for a kitchenrenovation, then choosing the best kitchen sink for your home can sometimes be adaunting task. Since there are lots of kitchen sinks on the market today, it is hard toknow the good and bad about each sink product since a sink is a long termcommitment and has the potential to provide many years of both great function andaesthetics. Of course, you need only the best and the top kitchen sink.Consider Size for Best Fit Before you start looking for the best kitchen sink for your home, you needfirst to determine the important things like the size of the sink in relation to thecabinets, counter top, kitchen style and function. Your new sink has to match yourkitchen design in order to have a good appearance and a relatively easy installationin your kitchen. In most cases, the size is governed by the size of cabinets or thesize of the hole by the existing sink. If you are getting new cabinets – great! Thesize needs to match your usage: big families or big pots/pans = big sink single person, don’t cook much = small sink
  2. 2. To some degree, the size of the kitchen sink also can dictate the size ofkitchen faucet which can be reasonably installed. It is also better to know the exactmeasurements of your kitchen sink to ensure the new one fits accurately.How Many Bowls? A single bowl is great for any size kitchen depending on what you use thesink for most of the time. Big roasting pans, cookie sheets will fit nicely in a largesingle bowl sink. If you like to rinse dishes, or separate the food preparation areafrom the dishes, or you want to install a garbage disposal, consider two or threebowls. Some double sinks have the large bowl on one side for dishes and a smallerbowl for preparing food. Triple-bowl kitchen sinks generally consists of two largebowls on the sides and a smaller sink in the center for food disposal and cleaning.For a typical kitchen, I would recommend a double bowl kitchen sink as it offersgreater flexibility than a single bowl, and bigger sized bowls than a triple bowlsink. Blanco 511-652 Kraus KBU26 Kraus KHU105-32 Kraus KBU14 Super Single Bowl – 60/40 Double Bowl 50/50 Double Bowl Single Bowl Silgranit Kitchen sinks come in so many shapes, colors and materials
  3. 3. The Effects of Color There are many different colors available that you could find in yourpersonal best kitchen sink. The clean and practical look of stainless steel in astainless steel kitchen sink is one of the best and most popular sinks availabletoday and is recommended for most kitchen workspaces. The look and balance ofmetal contrasts well with almost any color of countertop, cabinets and especiallystainless steel appliances. There is also an increasing trend in best class of kitchen sinks for black anddark brown colored sinks, like Blanco Silgranit kitchen sinks, because of theirenhanced sophistication and discerning appeal for something different. Quart orgranite-resin composites have a beautiful speckled color and are very durable.Black kitchen sinks demands attention depending on what other color is present,and especially complement granite counter tops. On the wild side, acrylic, enamel and porcelain kitchen sinks are alsoavailable in a number of brighter colors, but be wary that if you get tired of thecolor, it is difficult to change. If you are looking for an old western or country look, then a copper kitchensink might be best to fit into a rustic kitchen theme. They are also the healthierchoice because bacteria cannot grow on copper. Copper sink options include anatural "weathered" copper or dark bronze for a warm dark look. The clean elegant look of stainless steel is the most popular.
  4. 4. The Best Kitchen Sink Needs to be Comfortable? What am I talking about? Comfortable? You need to know that having thebest kitchen sink in your home is one of the greatest investments that you couldhave for your family’s safety and health. You do all the cleaning, preparations,cutting, washing and other important chores in the kitchen. So it is important thatyou prioritize the kitchen needs especially the time spent at the kitchen sink tohave the best experience possible. Consider the depth of the sink. A typical sinkdepth is around 8″, while a nice deep sink can be 9-10″ deep. Another comfortaspect to be aware of is sound – a quieter sink usually has built in sound proofingand pads to make your kitchen sink easier on the ears. Allowing a balance betweensink space and counter space will also improve your comfort and efficiency in thekitchen.Conclusion To be truly happy with the best kitchen sink for your home, take the time toconsider size, color and your everyday comfort level. After selecting a new kitchensink, then consider a matching and well-fitting kitchen faucet which considersunique characteristics like location, height, and handle functionality. Make surethat the kitchen sink that you choose has all the good qualities that you need inorder to have the comfort and satisfaction that you deserve. The best kitchen sinkfor your home is typically a double bowl 16 gauge stainless steel kitchen sink.Check out the variety of splendid kitchen sink options available, which can be topped off with acomplementing kitchen faucet.