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9 Tips for First-Time Farmhouse Sink Buyers

Flickr Commons image via LuminaryPhotoProjectFarmhouse style sinks may be all the rage but if you are new to this timeless show stopper there are a number of things you may need to think about before finalizing a purchase for your kitchen. In this article I’ll cover nine farmhouse sink buying tips for first time buyers. For the Read more about 9 Tips for First-Time Farmhouse Sink Buyers[…]

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Should you caulk a kitchen sink? Undermount and Drop-In

Is it smart to caulk around your kitchen sink? Flickr Commons image via Ian HaycoxCaulk is a fabulous little invention for us DYIers. You may even find yourself becoming obsessed with it once you discover its magical ability to seal around fixtures in one easy motion. So, is it a good idea to use caulk around Read more about Should you caulk a kitchen sink? Undermount and Drop-In[…]

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Proper Outlet Distance fom Kitchen Sink: Simple Answer

One of the more boring aspects of being a DYI home renovator is dealing with codes. Obviously, we all know that codes are important to standardize practices with the ultimate goal of making construction safe for those working and living in a new or existing structure. However, this fact does little to make sense of  these Read more about Proper Outlet Distance fom Kitchen Sink: Simple Answer[…]

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Approximate Space Needed Behind a Sink for a Faucet

How much space do you need from faucet to wall? Image via Wikimedia CommonsKitchen remodels are fraught with little details that can be the difference between a kitchen that is just right for you or one that fills you with regret. Something as simple as how much counter top rim to allow behind your faucet Read more about Approximate Space Needed Behind a Sink for a Faucet[…]

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How Much Does it Cost to Install a Farmhouse Sink?

How much does it cost to install a farmhouse sink? Flickr Commons image via MajjieThe cost of a kitchen sink installation (farmhouse or otherwise) will vary depending on a number of factors including where you live and the size and type of sink being installed. The purpose of this article is to give you a Read more about How Much Does it Cost to Install a Farmhouse Sink?[…]

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Why does my kitchen sink smell bad? (quick & easy fixes)

We’ve all been there. You walk in the door and you realize your room (or whole house) stinks to High Heaven! Then you play that fun-filled game called “find the nasty smell”. It could be a full trash can or even a bathroom that needs to be cleaned but sometimes your astute nose leads you right Read more about Why does my kitchen sink smell bad? (quick & easy fixes)[…]

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Why are farmhouse sinks so expensive?

First, it’s important to point out that not ​all ​farmhouse sinks are super expensive. In fact, you can checkout our list of the best farmhouse sinks for some that are quite budget-friendly. However, it’s true that generally speaking, farmhouse sinks – like the ones with the exposed apron front – are more expensive than traditional top-mount sinks. But Read more about Why are farmhouse sinks so expensive?[…]

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How much does a kitchen sink weigh? (typical examples)

If you have ever done any home renovations, you know there are many factors to consider when deciding on appliances. From aesthetics to price to size, we have all heard the horror stories of regret and buyers remorse. I recently heard a story of someone who spent thousands of dollars on a bed only to Read more about How much does a kitchen sink weigh? (typical examples)[…]

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How many gallons will my sink hold? (typical examples)

In this article we’re going to answer the question: “What will my kitchen sink hold?” If this question makes you groan a little bit as you remember sitting in a high school classroom somewhere, or you just share my lack of natural ability with numbers, let me give you a refresher on your tenth grade Read more about How many gallons will my sink hold? (typical examples)[…]