Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2

There are different types of kitchen sinks that you can choose from. They are categorized according to design and material. The first part of this article has already listed four types. Here are more examples of the different types of kitchen sinks. May you find one that suits your kitchen.

Granite Composite Sink

Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2
Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2

This sink is composed of crushed granite that is glued together. It is held together by a resin material which results in a sturdy sink. It usually comes in a sleek space gray shade, perfect for minimalist kitchens. This can carry an astounding amount of plates without being strained. This is also perfect if you do not want a noisy sink. The granite composite has a sound-absorbing feature.

Kitchen Island Sink

Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2
Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2

Most sinks are installed against a wall. This design is unique because it is installed in a kitchen island. You can use the one against the wall for dishes and the kitchen island sink for food preparations.

This is more sanitary because you make sure that the fruits or vegetables you are preparing won’t be contaminated by the stack of dirty dishes in the sink. This is also a practical design because you have an attached workspace for all your food preparation needs.

Fireclay Sink

Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2
Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2

Fireclay is new material. It used in kitchen sinks. It has clay and glaze. The clay and glaze are fused together at an extremely high temperature. This is more durable than a cast iron sink. Because of this, a fireclay sink tends to be expensive.

This sink is resistant to stains and rusts. You can use abrasive cleaning materials and not have to worry about chipping away the surface.

Single Bowl Sink

Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2
Different Types of Kitchen Sinks: Part 2

This is a popular choice for smaller kitchens. This is one of the simpler designs. It is literally just a bowl and a single basin, usually made of stainless steel.  The basin has a single faucet. You can’t use this for multitasking but this is still a great way to conserve counter space. This is cheaper than most sinks and it is ideal for smaller households with a single home cook.

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