We know: All About Kitchen Sinks
What are the basic types of kitchen sinks?
Sinks generally come in two styles, either a single bowl or two side-by-side bowls. It is also possible to buy triple bowl sinks.
What are the standard sizes of sinks?
Most sinks are double bowl and 33x22 inches. The smallest single bowl sink is usually about 12 inches.
You can get the two bowls of varying sizes. Often the smaller bowl is used for a garbage disposal.
Sinks also come in varying depths.
What are the different materials that sinks are made from?
What should I think about when buy a sink?
Some things to consider and compare:
How are sinks mounted?
There are two designs for mounting:
Above the counter mounted sinks are the most common and easier to install.
Below the counter mounted sinks are less common, easier to clean, but usually more expensive to install.
Who makes kitchen sinks?
Companies that manufacture sinks include: American Standard, Artisan, Bates, Blanco, Elkay, Franke, Moen Porcher, Teka, and DecoLav.
What is the price range in kitchen sinks?
A serviceable stainless steel or enameled steel sink can be bought for under $200, while high-end, designer sinks can cost thousands of dollars.