How big are sinks? Typical Kitchen Sink Dimensions

How big is the typical kitchen sink? This is an article for those looking to install a kitchen sink and want to know what the most common sizes are that they might have to work with. We’ll use some specific examples, but we’ll also give some general dimensions for single and double basin sinks. Keep in mind, Read more about How big are sinks? Typical Kitchen Sink Dimensions[…]

What is the easiest sink material to clean? (three most common)

For those in the market for a farmhouse sink, one aspect worth consideration is how easy the sink is to keep clean. These days farmhouse sink styles and materials abound and choosing one that fits well with your lifestyle is certainly attainable. A little digging can uncover the best option for you based on a number Read more about What is the easiest sink material to clean? (three most common)[…]

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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?[…]