On an average, kitchen sink sizes in India are about 22 inches long and 30 to 33 inches wide. The sink is an integral part of any kitchen. Before getting one installed, always remember that a sink is ambushed with impairing items throughout its lifetime like slimy and oily foods, sharp knives, boiling water etc.

To help you whittle down your choices, here are different types of kitchen sinks available in India, classified according to

  1. Type of bowl
  2. Type of installation

Types of Bowl

Single-Bowl Sink

Streamline the look of your kitchen with these kitchen sink models

As the name suggests, the single-bowl sink is fit within the countertop. It is a great choice for small or compact kitchens and is easy to clean. Single-bowl sinks can lend a streamlined look to your kitchen.

Double-Bowl Kitchen Sink

Make multitasking easy with this kitchen sink design in India

The double-bowl kitchen sink is, as the name suggests, a large-sized single bowl partitioned into two. Most homeowners swear by the double sink, for it makes multitasking easy. This is also a great choice when there are two cooks in the kitchen.

Kitchen Sink With Drainboard

You can dry your washed utensils in the kitchen sink with drainboard design option

These sink models are popular in Indian kitchens since they offer space to dry utensils as well as to drain vegetables. Since it comes with a drainboard in varied shapes and sizes, the sink with drainboard design option often tends to occupy more space on the countertop.

Types of Installation for Kitchen Sinks

Top-Mount Sink

Install a top-mount sink in your kitchen with ease

This is also known as the drop-in or self-rimming sink seen regularly in Indian kitchens. A top mount sink, to put it simply, has a ridge that fits over the countertop. It has a sink rim or lip which rests on top of the countertop. These kinds of sinks are easier to install and are relatively cheap.

Undermount Kitchen Sink

Fit the undermount sink in your countertop for a better workflow

The undermount sink is recessed below the countertop, so it effectively hangs underneath the counter. Since the lip or rim of the sink does not sit on top of the counter, it creates a meticulous flow from the countertop into the sink. The undermount sink is also easy to clean because there are no crevices where normally dirt or grime gets accumulated.

Integrated Sink

Get a seamless finish with the integrated kitchen sink

The integrated sink is for those who desire a sink that seamlessly blends in. It is made from the same material as the countertop, such as stone, metal, solid surface or quartz. As you can see, the above integrated double sink is perfect for a contemporary setting since it has a clean and elegant design.

If you’re planning to remodel your kitchen, always choose the countertop and the sink together. It saves a lot of your precious time worrying about whether they complement each other. We know a few things about choosing the right materials so give us a call when you want interior services!

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