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Lise Simms gives you tips on how to choose your kitchen sink.
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Lise Simms: Hi everybody! I’m Lise Simms here with five facts you need to know about kitchen sinks. Because your kitchen sinks is probably one of the busiest spot in your whole house, it’s extremely important that you choose a sink that fits your lifestyle and your budget. After all it does have to withstand years of you send abuse. Fact number one, stainless steel, yes stainless steel is still one of the most popular materials chosen for sinks. And for good reason it’s extremely durable, it’s easy to clean and yes I have one too. One thing to look for when your shopping for stainless sink is the correct the gauge, actually the lower the number to figure the steel which means an 18 gauge sink is actually more durable than the 24 gauge and it was likely to dent. Also, if you tend to drop things in your sink like I do its much quitter. One thing I love is an under mounted sink, it just mix clean up a snap I push my crams right into the sink. There is no rim or edge to capture water or dirt, but you do have to remember if you chooses option that you have to go with the solid surface whether its corium or granite, cement maybe even stainless steel. Fact number two, enamel and cast iron, an enamel coating over a cast iron sink is a classic looking material and for good reason it is super durable and these days you can even order it with an apron front for that traditional look. However, cast iron is really heavy and you do need to have the type of cabinets that can accommodate the weight. Overtime it can stain; it can cheap just so you know. Fact number three composites, composites sinks are totally gaining in popularity. They’re inexpensive, they come in lots of colors and they look really good. But for your kitchen sinks they get a whole of use composites can scratch and stain fairly easily so cooks and families you’ve been want. So here is a question for you, one bowl or two? Or facts number four? The single mold sink is all the rage, I have one and I love it. But you have to decide what fits your lifestyle better, single ball or double ball. Now the double ball kitchen sink is standard but is it the right choice for you? Do you do a lot of hand washing, pot, cookie sheets trays of every now and then? Then the sink of all sink might be your perfect answer. Onto fact number five, faucets. There are so many terrific faucets and accessories out there I could seriously go on all of that but don’t worry I won’t. So buys that to see that once again you have to consider your lifestyle when you’re choosing your faucet. Do you cook a lot? Do you wash a lot of pots and ponds then it pull outs sprayer could be a great investment. You know they can also mount a wall faucet on the stove above where you fill your big pots. Faucets have really become like works of art, hundreds of pattern retro designs anything to enhance your kitchen. But no matter what you decide the most durable faucet has a solid brows space material and a ceramic desk bulb. Now you are going to pay more of the brass and ceramic but they’re really going to stand up to the daily use. That’s it and don’t forget when you need five more facts to create your dream kitchen you come right back here. I’m Lise Simms I’ll see you next time.
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