If you are renovating your kitchen cabinets or changing the layout of your food preparation and cooking area then a corner kitchen sink may well add extra style and definition to your design. Whether you are aiming for a modern or a traditional farmhouse style there is a corner kitchen sink to suit your overall look.
As a stylish feature and design statement a corner kitchen sink fits the bill. It will make the most of a small area or stand out in a bigger room. You can choose single or double bowls with or without a draining area. The compact style of a corner kitchen sink means that food preparation, washing and chopping can all be undertaken without pacing backwards and forwards across the floor.
In common with most kitchen hardware a corner kitchen sink will be available in a variety of finishes. For many years stainless steel has been the most popular choice for the majority of homeowners and cooks but more recently, granite and UPVC have become fashionable alternatives. These new products fit into most decor styles and are easy to maintain and care for as well as being heat and stain resistant.
The benefit of these modern materials is that they can be formed into shapes and styles easily and relatively cheaply. Look out for oval corner kitchen sink designs that appear to make even better use of this awkward area.
When planning the installation of a corner kitchen sink to install into your current cabinets take a look at the fittings, drawers and plumbing installation underneath the countertop. It is usually possible to fit a new corner kitchen sink into an existing worktop area with no need to alter any built in units.
However, if you are planning to include a corner kitchen sink in your new design remember to allow space for free standing taps or waste disposal systems. It is also far easier to make sure that the plumbing and drainage can be adapted to use existing fitments. If you are in any doubt about this consult a professional plumber or kitchen designer prior to ordering your new corner kitchen sink.
Competent DIY enthusiasts who have a basic tool kit should be able to fit a corner kitchen sink themselves, although granite or marble worktops will need specialist cutting services to measure and make the hole for the corner kitchen sink to be inserted. The plumbing fixtures can be modern twist and turn fittings and are very easy to install in most tight spaces. A professional tradesperson will undertake all of these jobs with ease and is the best option if you do not have the experience to tackle a big job.
The price that you pay for a corner kitchen sink will depend upon the finish that you prefer and the brand that you choose. Most major manufacturers offer different styles and designs and they are widely available at large DIY stores or online. More unusual models may need to be ordered a few weeks in advance but generally it is possible to have your sink delivered within a few days. For an unusual and practical look in your kitchen a corner kitchen sink will be the ideal solution.