Best Kitchen Sinks: Styles to Suit Every Kitchen

is an undermount design the best kitchen sink for your space?
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The kitchen sink is still a vital feature in any kitchen, even though most modern kitchens come with a dishwasher to handle the bulk. Used for washing vegetables, scrubbing pots and sometimes as a waste disposal unit, it’s important to select a model that caters to your lifestyle, as well as looking good.

The kitchen sink you choose will depend on how you use your kitchen. If you don’t cook a lot and rely on your dishwasher for most clean-up operations, it may be that a single bowl offers the perfect level of functionality. At the other end of the scale, busy family kitchens or those that belong to keen cooks might benefit from a more versatile setup that incorporates an additional bowl, waste disposal function and hot water tap. Materials, maintenance and installation are all key considerations, too. 

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Rebecca Foster

Rebecca began her journalism career writing for a luxury property magazine in Bangkok, before re-locating to London and becoming a features editor for a self build magazine. She is an experienced homes and interiors journalist and has written for many homes titles including Homebuilding & Renovating, Ideal Home and Period Living.

She has expertise on a wealth of topics — from oak frame homes to kitchen extensions. She has a passion for Victorian architecture; her dream is to extend an 1800s house.