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3 Popular types of Kitchen Sinks for Your Home

Sinks are among the most essential features in any kitchen. It is the most used feature in the

kitchen. So when you update your kitchen, it is important you think of adding a new, highly

durable and beautiful sink to it. There are different types of Kitchen Sinks and you should make

the right choice considering the features and benefits of each type.

1. Undermount Sinks

As their name suggests, undermount Kitchen Sinks mount below the countertop. These sinks

make your countertop look even better. They are available in different materials including:

 Stainless steel

 Copper

 Stone

 Cast iron

Stainless steel is the most commonly used material. Sinks made of cast iron and stone can be

quite heavy. Undermount sinks are also available in different bowl configurations having single,

double or three bowls.

You can directly brush items from the countertop into the undermount sinks. They are attached

to the countertop using clicks and fastening systems.

2. Drop-in Sinks

These types of sinks are also referred to as self-rimming Kitchen Sinks. They are designed for

ease of installation, as they can easily fit into the countertop. They sit into a cutout atop a base

cabinet. Unlike undermount sinks, you cannot sweep the debris easily into these sinks.

3. Composite Sinks

If you want to add a highly durable sink to your kitchen, composite sinks make the perfect

choice. They provide high resistance to heat, chipping, and scratches. You can also choose from

a wide range of colors. High quality composite sinks are made of a combination of materials

that include:

 Granite & acrylic resin

 Quartz dust & acrylic resin

Composite Kitchen Sinks are made by application of high pressure. This helps in achieving

characteristics which are unique to these types of sinks, including:

 High stain resistance

 Nonporous surface

 High resistance to dents

The color remains consistent across the entire sink. There is no need to seal them. However,

you should be careful not to use chemicals around these sinks.

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