Get The Look: 5 tips for choosing your kitchen sink!

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With décor, appliances and furnishings like the kitchen table and island to think about, it’s easy to forget the small – but all-essential details – like your kitchen sink. While it may not be top of your to-do list when it comes to kitchen renovations, choosing the right materials does make a huge impact on the overall look and functionality of your space.

  1. Budget

Stainless steel is a great option if you’re on a budget. Not only is it affordable, it also has other great qualities such as heat and stain –resistance, along with strength.

Cast acrylic is another good choice if you’re on a tight budget. A few of its other benefits include its sleek, chic surface and the fact it’s easy to clean.

  1. Style

Style has never been so important in a kitchen as it is today. While you might be trying to keep to a budget, it may be worth splashing the cash to get a sink that complements your new designer kitchen. Composite granite can be a good choice – as it looks good, while being durable. The material also comes in a range of natural colours, allowing more options to fit with your colour scheme.

If the popular industrial style is influencing your kitchen design, you might want to opt for copper. Rust-resistant and antimicrobial, copper is not only functional – it looks great too! 

  1. Compatibility

When designing a kitchen, it’s essential that everything fits together to give a streamlined, modern finish. Solid surfaces that use the same material as the countertop, like Corian, are perfect for this streamlined look. Made-to-order, you’ll be able to choose all the exact specifications with this type of sink.

  1. Durability

If you’re a keen chef, you’ll want a professional-grade sink to cope with all the work you’ll be sending its way. When it comes to durability, stainless steel reigns again and remains durable no matter what you throw at it.

While maybe not the best choice for a chef, stone is another durable material that has the added benefit of looking great too.

  1. Depth

If the only time you use your sink is to rinse your hands, a sink’s depth won’t matter too much. However, if pots and pans regularly find their way into your kitchen sink, you’ll want a sink that has a deep bowl and plenty of capacity.

If you’re opting for a deep sink for the reasons above, you’ll also want to make sure that the accompanying draining board is efficient too, to prevent the build-up of soapy water on the surface. 

Create your designer kitchen

If our ideas have got you all inspired, why not visit your nearest designer kitchen showroom to begin working on a brand new designer kitchen today? We’ll not only be able to revamp your kitchen sink, we’ll be able to modernise your whole space, giving you a kitchen that’s the envy of all your friends!

What would be your dream designer-style kitchen sink? Tell us in the comments below or tweet us @ModernKitchens

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