By Janet Myers | December 16, 2018
There are a number of materials out there that can be used to make kitchen sinks. Some are more durable, while others provide a beautiful appearance that can't be beat.
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This is easily the most common type of sink, and for good reason. It's durable, easy to clean, and looks great.
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Another traditional material for sinks, porcelain is a fun way to make a statement. However, because it's not as durable as stainless, it might be best in kitchens that don't see a lot of action.
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Cast-iron offers heavy-duty power to a chef's kitchen, as it's resistant to heat and scouring. It also comes in many colors thanks to the beauty of enamel.
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Love the look of natural stone, but can't afford a solid granite sink? If so, go for a composite sink, which offers durability against scratching and chipping.
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To really strike up visual interest in the kitchen, copper is the way to go. Unfortunately, it's not as durable as other materials, as it's susceptible to dents, chemicals, and heat.
With the material nailed down, you need an appropriate style of sink.
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These sinks are installed from below and sit slightly below the counter's surface.
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Farmhouse sinks offer a deep bowl for an antiquated style (plus plenty of room for dishwashing).
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These sinks have a clearly defined rim that attaches to the countertop, providing space for cleaning supplies.
One of the easiest sinks to install, drop-in sinks are pretty true to their name — they simply drop right in on top of the countertop.
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Want your sink to match your kitchen counter? Custom-design your own integrated sink.
One, two, or three basins — which is the right option for you? It all depends on how much you'll be using the sink.
When you're ready to get started browsing sink options, don't hesitate to contact David Gray Design Studios. We offer Kohler, Luxart, and MRdirect sinks to give you a wide variety of options when it's time to choose. Schedule an appointment with one of our designers today by calling us at 904-853-8580.