The focus of Home and garden has fallen on the kitchen and now a product called ‘farm house sink’. The down home country/modern look is sweeping the nation and leaving the consumer in awe. It seems that everything AND the kitchen sink is important to the consumer.
A desire for change toward the classic
Among the many consumers looking to modernize their homes, there are so many who want something unique. The modern world can quickly become a cookie cutter style environment where one consumer bases their wants and needs from the views of other consumers. Where is home and garden headed to in the future. Where is the warmth and down home comfort? A new and welcoming desire has arisen with the consumer lately that contridicts the desires of the modern movement. In fact there is a melding of modern with classic which has proved to be a revolutionary fashion statement in the home.
Every aspect of rennovating or buying the new home is important. Even looked over aspects of the kitchen. What are we focusing on now? The focus has fallen on the kitchen sink. Yes, the consumer is looking for ways to add a dramatic yet down home comfort to the kitchen environment. And what part of that environment could be more welcoming than the kitchen sink? The newest and most popular styles to homes today are sinks.
What is the farm sink?
Introducing the farm sink. A surely classic yet tweaked for the modern audience. This accessory to the cooking and entertaining space has added a dramatic and well loved cleaning space. Although it is a fairly new addition, the customer is becoming accustomed to the small changes that this sort of sink ensues.
Some of the kitchen sinks on the market today are stainless steel constructions. This has always been the best material for the construction of kitchen sinks. This surface is easy to clean and in most of the specimens of the farm sink, the surface is coated with a scratch resistant resin. This is perfect when filling the sink with dishes that just cannot be cleaned at the time. The surface is practically imune to knife punctures and scratches as well. In the home where children are present, this scratch resistant surface plays even a bigger role in product protection. The other popular construction in the farm sink is fireclay. This is also a very strong and durable surface with scratch protection as well.
There are several factors to consider when buying your new farm sink:
* Who will do the job? The first desicion to be made is whether you, the consumer or a professional will be installing the new farm sink. Think carefully, not all jobs are done cheaper and faster by the consumer. Sometimes it ‘pays’ to bring in the professional.
* Consider the price. Next, you must consider the price of the product and compared from one retail establishment to the next.
* Consider the size. Before buying the sink, you must first decide what size is best for your current kitchen style and size. Measure the space where the current sink will be replaced.
* Consider all the styles. The farm sink comes in many different styles and designs and it can be difficult to decide.
*Prepare all hardware for DIY jobs. Before running out to buy the new farm sink, consider whether or not the necessary hardware is present. There may be many things needed to install the sink
The Handell fireclay farm sink is one of the most popular and affordable brands on the market today. This style is the perfect size for most kitchens and comes in white or off=white depending of design needs. The exterior dimensions of the sink are 25-1/2″ L x 20″ W (front to back) x 8-3/4″ H (± 1/2″) while bowl dimensions are 21-1/2″ L x 18″ W (front to back) x 7-1/2″ H (± 1/2″). This is very important to know when shopping for this type of farm sink. The dimensions must adhere to the total area allowed for the new sink addition. Elkay Elite is one of the more popular stainless steel versions of the farm sink. This version comes in approximately the same stats and measurements and can be chosen in a larger or smaller version.
Sinks are wonderful and now sought after additions to the new home. Present homes are also changing there old sinks over to sinks as well. If chosen wisely, this addition to the home will bring many years of happiness and classic contentment to the consumer.