When it comes to kitchen renovation, there are many components that need to be thought through. Some areas of the kitchen might need to be updated, and some completely replaced. Usually while upgrading kitchen, most common areas are kitchen cabinets, kitchen countertops, backsplash, and sinks.
When it comes to kitchen sinks and countertops here are the options
Stainless steel sinks
Stainless steel sinks have been customers favorite, and there are good reasons behind it. When the dishes are dropped into the stainless steel sinks, usually there’s hardly ever damaged. So stainless steel sinks are very easy on dropped dishes and glasses. Hot dishes are not going to ruin stainless steel sinks. They are also very easy to maintain and clean, brushed is a lot easier than shiny. Stainless steel sinks are available in many sizes and many shapes. The most common are 18 gauge. But they’re also 16 gauge and 20 gauge sinks. The only bad part about stainless steel sinks, is that they are easily scratched. But at the same time, it becomes uniformly scratched, so it looks good even after using for a long time. Stainless sinks look great with almost any kitchen countertops, so most of the time, there is no even need to worry about color coordination.
Enameled sinks are another great option. These sinks look great, and they are extremely tough. But because of that, it can be hard on dropped dishes. So if enameled sink is used, it is recommended to do the soft rack or cushion at the sink bottom. It can be just laid across the bottom of the sink, and it will solve the problem. These sinks come in many colors, and they seem to be timeless and stylish. With these sinks, depending on the color of the kitchen countertop, it would be important to find the right color matching sink.
Ceramic sinks are the next option. They are very similar in looks to enameled sinks, but they’re not as strong or resistant to chipping. They come in different colors, so it would be important to take into the considerations the color of the kitchen countertop.
Composite sinks are becoming much more popular. These are the sinks that are made of solid surface. They are mostly stone mixed with little acrylic resin. So these sinks are stain resistant, scratch resistant, and very easy to maintain. They are nonporous, so there is not going to be any staining. They come in several colors – beige, white, dark black and dark brown. So in this case, it would be important to know what the choice of kitchen countertop and then pick the color of the sink.
So there are many options when it comes to kitchen sinks and countertops. But it is important to take into consideration what kind of countertop is going to be installed – the color and texture and after that the matching sink can be picked. Once the right texture, finish, and color are picked and match together, it is going to create a beautiful look and flow between kitchen sinks and coutnertops.