Sink is the essential object in any kitchen whether it is modern or classic in style, large or small. People always impose high requirements of utility, practicability and aesthetics on kitchen sinks.

In unusually designed rooms or in rooms with space-saving furniture it is important to use space correctly, carefully planning operating area. That is why an excellent option in such conditions is buying a corner sink, which is the topic of this article.

Advantages and disadvantages of corner sinks

  • If your kitchen is not large enough installation of a corner sink would be an appropriate thing as such a bowl location saves useful space of a work-top.
  • Compactness is one of the best features of corner sinks since they take up smaller space than the ordinary ones.
  • Exterior corner sinks are presented as bowl of different shapes and configurations with additional compartments and sides for bigger convenience. That is why sinks installed in the corner are by no means less practical.

Some people consider sink’s location in the corner as a drawback since it might be physically inconvenient to wash dishes or vegetables standing in the corner.

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Materials of corner sinks

Nowadays kitchen sinks are manufactured from different materials with characteristics of high quality, so all you have to do is choose the one that will harmoniously fit in style of the kitchen and furniture.

Acryl corner sinks are the most popular in modern kitchens since acryl is environmentally friendly, practical and pleasant to touch material. Besides, sinks made from composite materials have a standing our stylish design.

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Metal sinks or stainless steel sinks have long gained their popularity. They take leading position among the most available, simple to take care of, practical and durable inexpensive sinks.

Sinks manufactured from metal (steel, copper) fit especially well in classic and traditional kitchen interiors.

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Ceramic sinks sit on the second position after, for example, marble ones among the most expensive products. However, such a high price is justified, as this material looks noble and expensive, bears well minor damages, e.g. scratches. Ceramic sinks especially harmoniously fit in English and Scandinavian interiors.

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Shapes and sizes of corner sinks

Speaking of corner products, their optimal shape is either round or oval one. Besides, it is more convenient to wash in it pans and dishes of the same shape rather than in triangular or rectangular bowls.

By the way, our company always has a variety of choice of sinks in square, trapezoidal, round shape of bowls with supplementary winged edges or sections of other shape. In modern kitchen very often corner sinks have two bowls: round one for the dishes and square one for fruit and vegetables.

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Size or rather depth (volume) of a bowl for corner sink may vary as well. So seemingly small sink may have an essential depth and vice versa. You habits and size of kitchen furniture (size of the dishes you use, height of the work-top) will guide you in your choice.

Thus, if kitchen cabinets have work surface of 85-87cm or more or there are tall people in the family it is better to avoid too deep bowls of more than 20cm. It also refers to the kitchens with installed dishwashers, there is simply no need for massive bowl.

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Universal bowl dimension for any kind of sink, including corner ones, is the depth of 16-20 cm. It will be enough for the water not to splash around the place and washing pans and dishes would still be comfortable.

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Design and accessories

To make choice of corner sinks easier and more comprehensive it is good to mention methods of their setting into the worktops. There can be worktop sinks (they hold due to free edges) and inset ones (sunk into the worktop).

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Dividing corner sink in two or three sections each designed for dishwashing, food products and drying is an excellent option that will make your life much easier. In this case, the tap has to turn in different directions according to each section’s location.

At the shop you will be offered corner sinks completed with different accessories handy in daily chores, such as soap dishes, toothbrush containers, drying racks, vegetable and fruit boards and so on.

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