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  • The Perfect Sink Options for Your Solid Surface Countertops

    August 1, 2021
  • Solid surface countertops are one of the most popular options for homeowners due to their durable, affordable, and breathtaking designs that fit in almost every kitchen and bathroom. It is less simple, however, to find the perfect sink just as easy. There are hundreds of sink designs, materials, styles, shapes, and colors to choose from that have homeowners stumped as to what is the best option. Luckily, our expert countertop and sink specialists at Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. in Springfield, IL are here to help. Keep reading our blog below for help on choosing the perfect sink for your solid surface countertops!

    Stainless Steel Sinks

    Non-porous stainless-steel sinks are a great option to pair with your solid surface countertops due to their resistance to everything from heat and water to grease and oil stains. What this means is that your sink will be resilient to any type of liquid substance that can usually penetrate through most materials, making it the most hygienic option on the list! If you are looking for a sink that provides you with ample space for your pots, pans, and cooking utensils, these sinks are even resistant to rust stains from skillets and edges of sharp knives. Visit Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. in Springfield, IL, and browse through our showroom of stainless-steel sinks and solid surface countertops today!

    A sold surface countertop for a kitchen in Springfield, IL, with a dual basin under-mount sink.Under-Mount Sinks

    There are several advantages to choosing an under-mount sink for your solid surface countertops. The rims of your under-mount sink are completely seamless with your countertop, making it easier for kitchen cleanup, increases your counter space, and gives you more freedom when deciding on faucet placement. When it comes to under-mount sinks there are three types of installation; positive reveal that allows the countertop to stop just before the edge of the sink, negative reveal where the counter hangs over the sink a little, and seamless where the counter and the sink’s edges are aligned. At Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. in Springfield, IL, we offer a variety of under-mount sinks for your solid surface countertop. Stop by for a free estimate today!

    Top Mount Sinks

    Also called drop-in sinks, top mount sinks are one of the easiest to install and are perfect for non-porous countertops like solid surfaces. The difference between under mount and top mount sinks is the lip that covers the edge of the countertop, preventing moisture from damaging the hard surface and cabinets below. At Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. in Springfield, IL, our top mount sinks are more affordable than any other option, making them perfect for homeowners on a budget and can easily complement the design of your kitchen or bathroom. Pair your solid surface countertop with a beautiful top mount sink from our shop today!

    Solid surface countertop with a single basin sink for a bathroom in Springfield, IL.Single or Dual Basin Sinks

    One of the first things you’ll want to decide is the overall structure of your sink when pairing it with your solid surface countertop. At Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc. in Springfield, IL, we handle single basin and dual basin sink installations to give our customers a variety of options that will perfectly match their kitchen or bathroom. If you are looking for a sink that can hold large pots and pans, includes an easier faucet placement, is reasonably priced, and is easier to maintain, our single basin sinks are the perfect choice to match your solid surface countertop.

    If you’re wanting something more versatile for washing and drying, helps to clear up counter space, and may use less water and detergent, a dual sink is more your style. Regardless of the style, you’re looking for, our sales experts at Ray’s are here to help you every step of the way. Give us a call for a free estimate at (217) 483- 2514.