Kitchen Sink / August 22, 2018 / Millard Dupuis
You can never call your kitchen a kitchen if it has no sink. Most of the work done in the kitchen involves the sink. These include cleaning and rinsing utensils and utility equipments and washing raw meat fruits and vegetables. When you are deciding for your sink you have to decide where youre going to place it. Is your kitchen U-shaped or L-shaped? If so it is best for you to install a corner kitchen sink.
Nowadays kitchen sinks are made from materials such as of porcelain stainless steel or copper. The copper sink that most people desire for their kitchens dates back to ancient times and this art form has passed down through several generations along with various varieties of artistic copper work and contemporary designs. Copper sinks are usually done by talented artisans with their exquisite craftsmanship. Hand made copper sinks have unique decorative art work which the commercially produced one lacks. Many people prefer copper sinks over the other type of sinks for its amazing beauty due to its sheen and iridescence after aging.
Copper has natural antibacterial properties. It will prevent the germs from developing in the sink. Some copper sinks have coatings which totally remove the natural antibacterial properties of copper so it is advisable to go for a non coated copper sink for the sink to be germ free. Moreover the coating or the plating will eventually wear off. Natural colouration of copper is feasible but ageing improves the appearance of copper. Copper apron sinks that are mainly used in farmhouses can be made more feasible if you give a fire and ice finish on the apron.