Kitchen Sink / September 10, 2018 / Millard Dupuis.
There is a general belief that copper sinks are very difficult to maintain. There is some truth to that myth. You cannot expect to keep your copper kitchen sinks looking like a new shiny penny forever. If you allow your copper sink to age naturally to a beautiful variety of darker copper shades you are going to have a kitchen sink envied by others. Copper sinks are everlasting if you take good care and do proper cleaning regularly to prevent the greening of the copper.
Copper kitchen sinks are in great demand as a luxury kitchen sink due to its unique copper colour. Artistic designs and hand hammered copper kitchen sinks are loved by those who cherish their kitchen to be a traditional and luxurious one. Farmhouse kitchen sinks commonly called apron sinks are another hot item in the luxury kitchen scenario. The most common material for farmhouse sinks is porcelain or enamel. But nowadays copper farmhouse kitchen sinks are available with reputed companies which guarantee the quality of copper used.
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.
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.