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How To Choose A Farmhouse Sink

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A new trend among people who are renovating their homes is to go for a more rustic and vintage look. If you are thinking of remodelling your home this way, the first thing you should consider is starting from the bathroom. The first step when redesigning the bathroom into a more vintage look is to search for a good farmhouse sink. Of course, there are several things you should keep in mind when purchasing this kind of sink and we prepared a list of proper ways to choose one for your new bathroom.

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The first thing to consider when buying a farmhouse sink is the number of basins you want your sink to have. There is a possibility to opt for a single one or for two basins. Some people find a single basin to be more appropriate as it has a more rustic look to it. On the other hand, a sink with two basins might be more practical. Two-basin sinks could be a better choice if you are used to washing dishes by hand or you like to have more space to divide the dirty dishes from the clean ones.


The other very important thing to keep in mind is what the sink is made of. There are many options available for making a farmhouse sink, but the key is to find something durable and of good quality. Whether you are going to choose copper, Stainless steel, porcelain, fiberglass or even granite or soapstone depends completely on your personal affinities. Another thing to keep in mind is the colour you wish your sink to be as not every material can be painted in a specific colour, and you should consider this carefully, if you are looking to match the sink to other objects in the bathroom.

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Another thing to keep in mind when purchasing a sink is, of course, the size of it. Farmhouse sinks are known to take up a fair amount of space so the best thing to do is to properly plan where you are going to place it. These sinks are actually quite deep, up to 10 inches. That is why you should keep in mind that the deeper the sink, the less space you will have beneath it, in the cabinet.

There are a lot of things to think about prior to installing a farmhouse sink. The most important thing to keep in mind is how much of the sink will protrude above and in front of the counter. The best thing to do is hire a professional who will measure the complete sink and the space that it will take up. Bathroom renovations Sydney are known to make all kinds of bathroom remodelling and installations starting from toilets up to regular and farmhouse sinks. Make sure to plan it wisely as the installation might be faulty otherwise.

Adding a farmhouse sink to your bathroom will definitely give it a more vintage look. In the last couple of years many people have chosen this option as it is both very practical and beautiful at the same time. If you choose to add a farmhouse sink to your bathroom make sure you choose wisely and follow these useful tips we prepared for you.

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