How Kitchen Sinks and Bathtubs Complement Each Other

Although not every household comes equipped with a bathtub, kitchen sinks are a necessity for every house hold. They are used for various functions like food preparation, washing utensils and other cooking duties in the kitchen. When choosing a kitchen sink, you should choose a design that is not only appealing but also one which fits with the kitchen faucet that you install. Durability is also a factor to determine when choosing a sink. Kitchen sinks differ with the materials they're made with and you have the freedom to choose your preference. Should this match the rest of your house such as your bench tops, doors and baths? Well that's for you to decide.

It might seem strange to discuss kitchen sinks and bathtubs together however there are a lot of similarities these share which can help fit the theme of your home. For instance sinks and bathtubs can be made from the following:

Stainless steel

Stainless steel has become the most popular kitchen sink used in most homes however isn't overly popular with bathtubs. It is highly durable and does not scratch easily, thus more preferable material for kitchen sinks however isn't the best choice for having a bath as the steel can heat up dramatically with hot water.  Cleaning and maintaining it is very easy however you need to ensure the steel remains dry after use otherwise it may be prone to denting.

Stone

A stone bathtub and sink is ideal for giving your home a great impression. Stone provides a luxury and elegant look in your bathroom and is astonishingly comfortable and smooth to touch which will provide you with relaxation, Stone bathtubs and sinks come in a variety of colours, styles and shapes such as a 'black freestanding', so you can purchase one that suits your taste, preference and the overall theme of your home, click here to find out more.

Stone sinks and bathtubs are made of natural stone and mineral resin which plays a major role in its ability to retain heat - which is why stone is a very popular choice for bathtubs in particular.

Composite Quartz sinks

Composite kitchen sinks and tubs provide a large variety of style and colours to choose from. They can be mounted in different ways such as top mount and under mount. Composite sinks are durable and they are heat resistant. They cannot be easily scratched or dinted.

Approaching Installation

So although materials may be similar throughout your home, the way you present and display these features can differ. 

Under mount

Under mount sink is fitted underneath the counter. They offer more kitchen space as they are designed with no rim. They also offer ease of cleaning because they are rimless and has no lip and is rimless. With under mount, a graphite or black kitchen sink is probably the most popular option when people decide to fit out their kitchen, this is because it looks sleek, easy to clean and does a great job at hiding any kitchen mess which your regular kitchen sink may reveal.

Farmhouse Kitchen sinks

It is also known as an apron sink. It is stylish and it’s recommended to all those who want to add a traditional design in their kitchen.

Freestanding Bathtubs

Freestanding bathtubs are stand-alone bathtubs that offer luxury to your bath. They come in a variety of shapes and style and materials and you have the choice to choose a bathtub that suits your taste.

Top mount sinks

They are easy to install and it does not require so much work. It is best for those who would love a do it yourself. A hole is cut in your countertop and the sink is placed from above. It has a rim which covers the hole and holds the sink to provide support.

Hopefully this short little guide has helped you understand how a bathtub and kitchen sink can complement each other and given you some insight on how to choose either of these products whether standalone or both.