Three Things to Know About Porcelain Sinks That Could Help You Make Up Your Mind

Three Things to Know About Porcelain Sinks That Could Help You Make Up Your Mind

When you renovate, redecorate or even build a new bathroom, the fixtures and fittings are the most important things to take into consideration. If you make a bad choice and change your mind afterwards, deciding that you want something different, there is going to be a lot of expense and effort to remove those, which you installed, and have new ones put in.

Of course, if you can’t afford all that work, you will be left with fixtures that you don’t like, with no way of getting rid of them. Porcelain sinks can often be a source of this indecision, so read below to learn some facts about them so you can make a better informed decision.

Bathroom or kitchen?

What kind of sink you choose is very much dependent on where you will put it. Kitchen sinks generally tend to be stainless steel, as they go through much more wear and tear than porcelain sinks, such as when washing dishes. If they get damaged, stainless steel sinks don’t show it, whereas their porcelain counterparts will wear a mark or chip proudly for the rest of their lives.

Shapes and sizes

If you do decide to have a porcelain sink in your bathroom, you have to choose what shape and size you want it. There are many different types, such as undermount, corner mounted and pedestal, so it requires careful thinking. Fortunately, the size and shape of your bathroom will usually suggest what type of sink you choose, so it shouldn’t be too difficult.

The perfect fit

Many sinks do not come with faucets or fittings, so if you have existing faucets it is important to check that they will fit in the pre drilled hole in the sink of your choice. Otherwise you may be left with useless faucets and sinks, and there’s no way to continue on with bathroom sink vanity!