How To Choose A Kitchen Sink

Pratik Agarwal
Nov 11, 2019 · 5 min read

Wondering What’s the Right Sink for Your Kitchen? This Guide will help you Decide.

In the Indian Market there is a sink available for every need and every budget — and the variety of options may overwhelm you. You’ll need to decide upon the sink’s material, the size and configuration of the bowl or bowls, the method for mounting it on the countertop, and more.

Installing a Sink in a New Countertop

Replacing an Existing Sink

Make sure to consider sink depth. Additions, like garbage disposals, can add significant depth. Consider a deeper sink for larger utensils.

Different Mounting/Installation Types for Sinks Available in India

Under Mount Kitchen Sinks

Under Mount sinks are slightly more expensive and require higher maintenance as they are stuck to the kitchen platform with adhesives.

Under Mount Kitchen Sink

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Drop In Kitchen Sinks

Over mount sinks are Cheaper and easier to install and maintain

Drop In Kitchen Sink

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Farm House Kitchen Sinks

Farmhouse Kitchen Sink

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Different Materials for Sinks Available in India

Stainless Sinks

Stainless Steel Sink

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Composite Quartz Sinks

Quartz sinks are available in a variety of colours and finishes — like stone finish, granite finish etc

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Composite Quartz Sink

Different Sinks Available Based on Number of Bowls in India

Single Bowl

A Single Bowl Sinks

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1.5 Bowl

A 1.5 Bowl Sink

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Double Bowl

A Double Bowl Sink

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2.5 Bowl

A 2.5 Bowl Sink

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The half bowl in 1.5 and 2.5 bowl sinks is a smaller and shallower bowl, and its primary purpose is for washing fruits and vegetables, separating cutlery from the washing pile

“Basin Split” refers to the percentage of space each basin takes up for a double bowl sink. The most common options are 50/50, where the sink bowls are the same size, and 60/40, where one basin is larger for larger pots and pans.

Different Sinks Available Based on With/Without Drainboards in India

What is a Drainboard: The drainboard is the ribbed flat portion right next to the sink bowl

A Sink With a Drain Board

The drainboard is an ideal place for drying hand washed utensils, vegetables etc. Since it is ribbed and sloped, the water drains down directly into the sink.

While it is high on utility, the drainboard will take away some of your kitchen top space. Prefer a sink with out drainboard for small kitchens

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Different Shapes for Sinks Available in India

Rectangular/Square Bowl

Rectagular/Square Sinks

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Corner Sink

Corner sinks are available for both right and left sided corners

Corner Kitchen Sinks

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Round Bowl

Round Bowl Sinks

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Special Shape

Speciality Shape Sinks

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