Kitchen Sink / September 11, 2018 / Millard Dupuis
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.
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.
The kitchen sink is definitely the most used item in the kitchen other than the stove. In additional to being useful they can add drama and style to any kitchen design. Also since a quality sink will last 30 years or more an important consideration of your remodel should be selecting a kitchen sink. The most traditional kitchen sink is made of stainless steel. Stainless steel became popular nearly 100 years ago because of its ability to fight corrosion. About the same time porcelain enamel was used for kitchen sinks. This enamel was fired onto a cast iron sink. People were encouraged to keep the porcelain white to be able to see dirt and debris more clearly on the white surface. Modern kitchen sinks are made of all kinds of materials such as porcelain and corian.