Top 6 Tips in Selecting the Right Kitchen Sink

by Alan Cory Digital Marketing Analyst
Importance of kitchen sinks

Despite being used massively the kitchen sinks are often the most ignored part of a kitchen design. But, the fact of the matter is it is always incomplete without having the right kitchen sink. So, here we have come up with 6 useful tips to help you select the right kitchen sink for your kitchen.

Tips to find the desired kitchen sink

Find one that matches with your kitchen decor

The kitchen sink that you shop for must be selected right when you are planning the other important aspects of your kitchen decor such as flooring and countertop. It must never be an after thought of your planning. Do ensure that you pick a style that well coordinates with the overall interior of your home.

For example, you can opt for a huge angled stainless steel sink in a modern kitchen that originally has a lot of stainless steel work. On the other hand, if you have an old fashioned kitchen, a farmhouse design or an apron front or Belfast model would be a great pick. Depending on the look of your home interiors, you can opt for soap stone or copper items.
Do ensure that it is in harmony with the cabinet and countertop

You must always take in consideration the design decisions regarding the cabinet, countertop and sink. Firstly, you must select the countertop and then you must begin the selection of the sink and the cabinets. The cabinet size that you choose would depend majorly on the size of your sink. In case of the Belfast model or apron front, the vase is constructing enveloping it. So, selection of the style must be done before ordering for the cabinet. Whatever it is, please ensure that you are well aware of the dimensions to ensure that there is perfect counter template and the installation of the sink can be done without any gaps.

Single basin or double basin

Next, when you go selecting the kitchen sink you need to consider the usage. The usage will very well determine the style you want. For instance, if you make use of the large pans and pots on a regular basis, you must opt for a huge basins or a large single fitting basin along with a small side basin over the two basins with equal sizes. On the other hand, if you use one basin to clean the utensils and the other one to soak the utensils, you can opt for two equal sized basins for your kitchen.

Garbage Disposal

Another factor that you must consider when selecting the kitchen sink is garbage disposal. The drain of the sink must be at such a location that it leaves enough space for the unit below. You can have it either towards the back or on the side. Please refrain from using the fine clay models or stone models as they may just not be ideal to accommodate a disposal unit.

Clean Up Flow

Next, you must consider the clean up flow when you plan the kitchen decor. Usually, the dirty dishes from the dinning table go to the counter top. They are then scrapped to get rid of the uneaten or left over food which goes in your garbage disposal. These are further transferred in a rinsing bowl where they are cleaned by hand or taken to a dishwasher. So, the kitchen sink that you pick must be sized in such a manner that there's no hindrance in the clean up flow.


Last but definitely not the least is the kitchen sink price. It is true that having a quality kitchen sink is important but even then you cannot pick something that breaks the bank. You need to take into consideration your budget so as to ensure that you find the perfect sink at the best possible price.
Final Say

You can shop for a kitchen sink for your home either online or offline. Make sure you compare the prices and your needs and then make a final choice.

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