Think About These Three Things When Choosing Your Kitchen Sink

The kitchen sink is one of the most important parts of your kitchen. It is also one of the most used parts of your kitchen. Whether you’re washing your hands, doing dishes, or preparing food, you want a kitchen sink that can meet your needs. For three things to think about when choosing your kitchen sink, just keep reading.

The first thing to think about when choosing your kitchen sink is the material. Stainless steel is a popular material choice for kitchen sinks. Stainless steel sinks match stainless steel appliances, making for cohesive interior design. Stainless steel sinks can also be buffed out if they encounter scratches, and they’re easy to clean.

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Porcelain sinks are a beautiful option that pairs well with traditional-style kitchens. You can find porcelain sinks in an incredible amount of colors, making it easy to match your sink to your kitchen’s color scheme. However, porcelain sinks are fragile and can be chipped or scuffed easily.

If you want a durable sink, think about a cast iron or composite sinks. These choices are able to stand up against chips and scratches, but they are a little more on the pricey side.

The second thing to think about when picking a kitchen sink is the configuration of your kitchen.  Two bowl sinks are some of the most common types of sinks in older homes, but a two-bowl sink may not meet your needs now. A single kitchen sink basin is best for a streamlined look, which also offers an incredible amount of space for dishes or food prep. On the other hand, two basin sinks are great for separating dishes and food prep. Triple bowl sinks are even available if you use your sink for multiple tasks at a time.

Finally, think about the style of your kitchen. You want a sink that matches your kitchen’s style. Farmhouse sinks are beautiful, statement-making sinks that are great for rustic homes. On the other hand, self-rimming sinks are durable and affordable and can match simple interior designs. If you want a seamless look in your kitchen, consider an under-mount sink that is streamlined and easy to clean.

No matter the type of sink you are considering, we here at JDP Designs can help you install your dream sink into your kitchen. Get in touch with our kitchen and bath team to achieve the remodel of your dreams. JDP Designs is available by phone at 631-256-6355.