Stone is a very popular product and is used in several NYC kitchen remodeling projects. It is commonly used for countertops, floors, backsplashes, kitchen islands, and sinks. It is a good material to use on sinks since it is very durable and it has beautiful appearance making for a nice focal point in your kitchen. What makes stone a good choice is how it has found a balance between practicality and beauty.
Stone sinks are normally carved from a large single piece. It is usually very heavy and will require multiple men to install properly. If you are considering a stone sink for your NYC kitchen remodeling, be sure that the cabinets or counters around the sink area are very strong as it will be supporting a tremendous weight.
There are a variety of different stone sinks to choose from. Each has their own unique advantages and will have different effects on the overall design of your kitchen.
Granite is one of the most popular materials to work with. It is normally used for counters but granite sinks are also a good investment. A perfect match for those who plan on adding granite counters in their NYC kitchen remodeling.
This material has been used for sinks since the 1800’s. Soapstone feels soft when touched but is actually a very strong material. It resists stain and high temperatures. It, however, requires regular maintenance.
Limestone offers a unique look that other stone materials cannot equal. It is ideal as a focal point in your kitchen. The problem is that it is porous so you must definitely seal it. But all stone sinks must be sealed anyway as this makes them easier to clean and maintain so this should be no problem.