How To Choose The Right Sink For Bathroom?



If you are remodeling your bathroom or making a new one, you will be surprised to see that the sink options are much more than they were once. Bathroom sinks have largely evolved, and are no longer restricted to plain porcelain bowls. These days, sinks are available in a wide variety of styles, colors, shapes and sizes.

However, availability of a lot of options is also known to make the selection process a little confusing. So here is a list of handy tips to assist you choose the right sink for bathroom –

First of all, consider the size of the bathroom and where the sink will be placed. If you are designing from scratch, then try and allow plenty of free space around the sink for toiletries and movement.

Secondly, decide upon the type of sink you would prefer. Would you like to have a traditional one or decorative? Do you want wall hung sinks, pedestal sinks, countertops with under mounted sinks, bowl basins, or sinks with vanity units? It is important to take into account the end users, the lifestyle, and the floor space, while deciding the type.

Lastly, you need to think about the materials. Ceramic sinks are the most popular and affordable. Marble and granite sinks, on the other hand, are more durable, but wear an expensive price tag. Other materials you may consider are brass, stone, chrome, and stainless steel.

Besides the above mentioned factors, you should also think about the budget. This will ensure that you are able to buy the right sink without burning a hole in the pocket.{first picture from site}.


Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on January 19th, 2012

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