What Are Integrated Sinks?
An integrated sink is a type of sink that is made from the same material as the countertop and is seamlessly merged into the countertop. This creates a clean, cohesive look as there are no visible seams between the sink and the countertop.
Solid surface materials, such as Corian or Avonite, are commonly used for integrated sinks because they can be molded into any shape and are easily repairable, but did you know you can have an integrated sink made from natural and engineered stone materials?
As pictured below, an integrated sink with a solid surface countertop can be a stylish and practical choice for a kitchen or bathroom. It creates a modern, minimalist look and eliminates the need for a separate sink and countertop, which can make the area easier to clean.
Using an integrated sink made from stone can add a luxurious and high-end look to your space. Natural stone is also durable and long-lasting, adding value to the home. However, it is important to note that stone can be more expensive and difficult to work with than solid surface materials.
Here are a few more things to consider if you are thinking about an integrated sink made from natural or engineered stone:
1. Choose a stone that is suitable for use as a sink. Some stones, such as marble, are more prone to scratching and staining than others and may not be the best choice for a sink. Granite and quartz are popular options for stone sinks because they are more durable and resistant to staining.
2. Consider the size and shape of the sink. It is important to carefully measure the space and choose a sink that fits your needs and the overall design of your kitchen.
3. Be prepared for the cost. Integrated stone sinks are generally more expensive than other types of sinks. It is important to budget accordingly and be prepared for the additional expense.
4. Maintain the sink regularly. Natural stone sinks require regular cleaning and sealing to protect the surface and keep them looking their best. It is important to follow the specific care instructions for your particular type of stone to ensure its longevity.
Interested in an integrated sink for your space? Give us a call at 440-892-8761 with your questions or request an appointment here to come browse our inventory of stone.