At present, a kitchen is not just a place where you cook or prepare foods but it is also the best place where the family, friends and other guests bond and gather together. If you want your kitchen to look its best, you might consider remodeling it. Before remodeling your kitchen, you need to decide what kind of look you want your kitchen to have. No matter what kind of look you choose, there are many kitchen appliances, sinks and fixtures that would perfectly match your choice.
For some, they prefer their kitchen to have that relaxing country look or back into the old days on Grandma’s farmhouse kitchen. Fortunately, there is one perfect sink that can boost the rustic appeal of your kitchen.
A farmhouse sink is a huge basin sink, rectangular in form, inspired by those sinks found in the kitchen of old farmhouses. It can also be known as an apron sink. It has been around since in the later part of the 19th century. Over the years, these sinks have proven its functionality and design that never goes out of style.
The size of these sinks is its distinguishing feature. It also contains a front panel or apron. Some are accessorized with drain boards on one side or both. It suits greatly to all household needs. Typical kitchen farmhouse sinks have a length that ranges from 30-33 inches, the width of about 20-22 inches, and 9-10 inches in depth. Since it is large, it has ample space to accommodate huge pans and pots.
Most farmhouse kitchen sinks are made out of stainless steel, copper, fire clay, bronze, soap stones and composites. If you are looking for a sink that is simple yet classic, a sink made out of stainless steel is just right for you. A stainless steel apron sink is very durable and easy to maintain. Its weight is lighter compared to other farmhouse sinks. On the other hand, a copper farmhouse sink comes in rustic styles.
Kitchen farmhouse sinks provide an atmosphere of old American charm. It is originally designed in a single basin. However, you can also find a double basin or even triple basin designs. Cleaning, cooking, washing and drying are made easier with these types of farmhouse sinks.