How to choose the material of the sink in the kitchen
Anyone who has built a kitchen, or renovated, knows how much decisions within a short time. Inform themselves in advance about the possible options, so you experience less stress. Hereby, we have a summary of the materials that are used for kitchen sinks.
The price, functionality and aesthetics are all important criteria. For example, you can buy a cheap pool made of stainless steel, but with, you should consider that it can be easily damaged by cracks and spalling and stains of all kinds are to see it very clearly. Sink White refractory clay or cast iron are pretty, but require hard physical labor to stay bright and white. Quartz sinks are becoming more and more popular, but cost a lot and can also be damaged.
Are you not sure what fits in your kitchen? Continue reading options about this popular material.
Stainless steel – heat – and stain-resistant
The most most popular material for kitchen sink – stainless steel. Kitchen sinks are heat and stain resistant and are available in a variety of models and sizes. I recommend rather brushed or Matt version as a high-gloss polished – the water stains and scratches are not so evident it. Ask for rinsing with deadening panels below. The recent studies show that these plates are sprays or thicker steel effectively as soundproofing.
The prices of stainless steel kitchen sinks run the gamut, you can buy something decent but also cheap. They are suitable for those with limited budget.
Price: 75.36 euro to 602.91 euro is typical, he may be even higher depending on the width, size and type of installation.
Granite kitchen sink
This is also my preferred variation for my clients and my own kitchen. They look good, are resistant and water stains and scratches are not as easy to see as in the stainless steel. They are available in different neutral shades, I have liked because they best disguise the dirt but the dark grey, Brown and black. My own kitchen sink is on the screen, and I have to say that I do not often brush’s than I should do, because it’s never dirty looks. Despite their resistance, this basin when the abuse can crack up – for example when transporting. Check the level of the basin before installation so that you are sure that it has not been damaged.
Price: 226.09 euro to 452.18 euro
Refractory clay – clay, fired at extremely high temperatures
The material of these basins is clay fired at extremely high temperatures, and is resistant to scratches and stains. Cleaning is easy – with SOAP and a sponge or mild abrasive cleaners for tougher stains. I highly recommend this material for those who want a white sink.
Price: 301.45 EUR up to 753.64 euros
Cast iron – she enameled cast iron kitchen sink
The enamelled cast iron are also an extremely durable solution for the white basin sink fans. There are different color options, but it is not recommended to take a Moody color for a kitchen sink that there remains for many years. Consider also that the cast iron basin are quite heavy, so your cabinets can aim the basin.
Price: 226.09 euro to 678.27 euro
Worktop made of natural stone
If your countertop made of natural stone, such as the beautiful soapstone, consider a suitable pool. Because some types of stone are susceptible to stains, take a sample and try it out at home. Soapstone is quite resistant to stains, but softer, so, you want to watch or just be later agree with the patina.
Price: Depending on the type of natural stone starts normally from 753.64 euro
If you are planning a quartz worktop, then you have the option for a customizable quartz sink also. You should make sure only that the darker Crystal shows more than lighter scratches and dents.
Price: 602.91 euros to 904.36 euros
Mineral material – easy-care sink
Similar to natural stone and quartz, the sink made of mineral material can be incorporated in the work surface for a smooth, straight-shaped look. This sink is easy to care for, it is however recommended to take a pattern, so that you can more easily decide whether the material consistently is enough for you, since some mineral materials show scratches.
Price: The price of the mineral materials starts at 376.82 euros per square meter, usually still manufacture and installation charges for built-in basin.
Copper the copper basin are irritating to and can be non-rusting and antimicrobial
Are you looking for something different? The copper basin are irritating to and can be non-rusting and anti-microbial, which makes them a great option for the kitchen. You have to watch out that you take a pool of high quality, with at least 99%, copper – adds a little zinc for strength. Avoid brushing with aggressive agents, better with mild soap and water, in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations.
Price: 376.82 euro may be still higher to 904.36 euros depending on the size and hand-cut details.
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