By Belda Roussel. Kitchen Sink. Published at Monday, June 05th, 2017 - 00:27:53 AM.
The location of the sink, however, is influenced mainly by the setting of the drainage system. A feasible location of the sink is the area where it's near the inlet and outlet of the water to avoid the need to install longer pipes. If you want a corner kitchen sink, there are a lot of choices available in the market so you can choose one that's most suitable for the color scheme or theme of your kitchen. The material used in a corner kitchen sink also has a lot of options. The popular options are sinks made of granite, stainless steel, copper and porcelain.
Copper has natural antibacterial properties. It will prevent the germs from developing in the sink. Some copper sinks have coatings which totally remove the natural antibacterial properties of copper, so it is advisable to go for a non coated copper sink for the sink to be germ free. Moreover the coating or the plating will eventually wear off. Natural colouration of copper is feasible but ageing improves the appearance of copper. Copper apron sinks that are mainly used in farmhouses can be made more feasible if you give a fire and ice finish on the apron.
The installation of a bottom mount ceramic kitchen sink however would be somewhat more difficult. In this situation the countertop material will be making the lip to the sink itself, thus the cut and finish need to be very accurate and tidy. Unfortunately, no matter how accurate, a small difference between sink opening and countertop material is always going to exists, and a flush and exact match is close to impossible, thus leaving a lip or small overhang is preferable, otherwise a good helping of silicone needs to be applied, somewhat retracting from the otherwise unique and classy finish.
When making the decision on a new kitchen sink, durability and strength are important areas to consider depending on how you plan to use it, what your kitchen priorities are, and where the sink will be located.
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