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Stainless Steel Sink

The stainless steel sink is ideal for kitchen or bar use, with undermount, utility, farmhouse, and other styles to choose from.

The sink is an important part of the kitchen fixtures and it needs to help provide the room with an attractive look, as well as being practical and hard wearing. With this in mind a stainless steel sink can be a good option to choose for your kitchen. It provides a clean, contemporary look and this coupled with a durable surface makes it an excellent choice.

A stainless steel sink is available in a variety of styles. They can be manufactured in a single, double or even triple bowl configuration and this provides the consumer with a range of options as to the sink they purchase for their kitchen. They also come in a few different shapes. The most common tends to be a square shape although rectangular and circular bowls are also available. They can have a mirrored or brushed steel finish, although the brushed steel can be a better option as it hides any minor damage and scratches that the sink may suffer when being used.

There are a few advantages to using a stainless steel sink in your kitchen. They are relatively easy to look after and do not suffer damage too easily. They also tend not to stain as a result of food or liquids that are put in them. This means that they will keep their looks for a longer of period of time compared to some of the other materials used in kitchen sink manufacture. The stainless steel look also matches with most types of d├ęcor and therefore whatever the style of your kitchen, a sink made from stainless steel should easily fit in.

One of the things to consider when purchasing a sink manufactured of stainless steel is the gauge of the metal used. Generally the higher the gauge, the thinner the steel will be. Typically 18, 20 and 22 gauge is used in the manufacture of sinks. An 18 gauge sink can be the best to go for as the steel is thicker and less likely to suffer damage.

There are a number of manufacturers that produce stainless steel sink models and some of these include Kohler, American Standard and Elkay. These produce a range of sinks in different styles and sizes and most people should be able to find a sink from these that fits into their kitchen.

The cost of a sink manufactured from stainless steel will typically depend on a few factors. These include the size, number of bowls and type of finish. The brand name may also have an impact on the price. However a smaller stainless steel sink can be found on the market for around $100. Larger, more expensive sinks can range up to around $1,000 in price.

If you are looking for a stylish, modern appearance for your kitchen then installing a stainless steel sink can be a good way to achieve this. They are clean looking and durable and this will ensure that they provide an attractive look as well as being a sink that can cope well with the rigors of daily use.