Are you thinking about changing the sinks and faucets in your kitchen or bathroom? This can be a great way to give your kitchen or bathroom functional and fashionable overhaul, but it does require some decision making. If you’re thinking about upgrading the sinks and faucets in your kitchen or bathroom to something new, take a look at some of these tips first.
Under-mount vs. Drop-In
The first thing you’ll want to think about when buying a new sink for your laundry is whether you want a drop-in sink or an undermount sink. Under-mount sinks are nice because they don’t leave a visible rim on the countertop and thus give you more countertop space, but they can be difficult to clean since there is usually a small gap where gunk can build up.
Drop-in sinks, on the other hand, have a visible rim that hangs over onto the top of the countertop, so they decrease your countertop space a bit. However, they’re cheaper than undermount sinks and easier to install, so they may be a better option if you’re looking for a sink on a budget. In addition to that, the sink portion is easier to clean—although some praise under-mount sinks for how easy they make cleaning the countertop.
Buying a new faucet may seem simple, but there are all sorts of great features you can find in modern faucets. Some faucets feature a pull-down sprayer that you can use when you need more water pressure, which is perfect when you’re looking for something to blast stains out of clothing. You might also consider looking for a faucet that sits high above the sink, so you have plenty of space to wash your garments before putting them in the washing machine. As long as you satisfy these requirements, you should have no problem finding a quality faucet for your kitchen or bathroom.
If you have old, boring faucets and sinks in the kitchen or bathroom of your Chatham, IL, home, it’s time to upgrade to something a little more modern. Come on down to Ray’s Countertop Shop, Inc or give us a call to learn more about upgrading the sinks and faucets in your kitchen or bathroom. We’ll even help you get everything installed to make sure it goes off without a hitch.