Copper Sinks: The Best Choice for Your Kitchen Sink
Posted: Jan 10, 2019
Searching for the perfect copper sink presents various different options and styles. Designing your home's kitchen displays literally thousands and thousands of different combinations and styles, including farmhouse, modern, ecclectic, etc. The main considerations of style when shopping for a copper sink are whether the sink will be undermount, farmhouse, or topmount. Each of these 3 different styles are applicable to different installations with beneath of above the countertop.
The installation technique for each of these type of sinks will be determined by your contractor or designer. Remodeling a kitchen and preserving countertops would be best to go with a topmount sink, while designing a kitchen from scratch and using need countertops would be best to go with an undermount style sink. Also, with an undermount you have the option to go with an apron front farmhouse style sink. These sinks are extremely easy to clean, just read about it here copper sink care and cleaning This type of sink has a front panel which is directly integrated to the front cabinetry, where as normally there would be faux drawers in the front. This style of sink is very popular among copper sink owners, as this type of metal is very beautiful in visual appearance and the copper patina is a sure focal point of the space.
When visitors enter the kitchen space, it should really wow them. Getting the right effect means picking out the right appliances, cabinetry, countertops, and fixtures. Along with each of these items, the kitchen sink is perhaps the most important feature, since it is the most used tool in the kitchen. Improving functionality and visual appeal in the kitchen is made easy with the selection of a highly advanced copper sink design, especially the ones made by Havens Metal, a Central Florida metal fabricator with 3 decades of experience.
Known for the most advanced kitchen sink designs on the planet, Havens is a fabricator and highly advanced craftsman in the craft since 1984, developing the very first workstation sinks that can be made in both smooth and hammered copper finished. The hand-hammered finish is very popular among homeowners as it gives the sink a very unique appearance and is enticing to visitors in the space.
Along with visual appearance, the aspects of care and maintenance is equally important. The overall functionality and durability of the product is of the upmost concern, as this is how the sink will perform years and even decades down the line. Selecting a high quality sink means saving thousands from not having to ever replace a sink, or countertops and cabinetry for that matter. When you select an undermount style sink, this type of sink is sealed directly under the granite, and it can be difficult to replace since the countertop is exactly cut to the shape of the sink. This can make replacing a failed sink extremely painstaking, and costly.
Installing the sink beneath the counter can easily be accomplished with plumber's putty or a silicone sealant. It's important to get a color match caulking if you plan to leave a reveal in between the sink and the countertops. The most desireable way to install the sink is with no reveal and a flush install. This means the sink and countertop will be perfectly flush together and have no kind of gap.
- Alex Havens - Kitchen & Bath Expert http://www.havensmetal.com