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To our loyal customers:

We hope this message reaches you and your family in safe conditions amid the health concerns affecting our communities.

We are open and our orders are shipping but during this time please allow extra time for your projects. We want to make sure we take the proper steps to ensure the health and safety of our customers and team members. Because of this we cannot currently guarantee the shipping time displayed by our shipping calculator from all of our distribution centers at this time. Please allow a grace period of 2-4 days and plan your projects accordingly. When your order ships you will receive tracking.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us for further assistance.

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Large kitchen with quartz granite kitchen sink with elegant marble backsplash and greenery.
Consider This Before Buying a Kitchen Sink
January 29, 2021

Finding the right kitchen sink isn’t as simple of a task as one may think. Many homeowners forget there are other materials out there besides the tried and true stainless steel. And even if you prefer stainless, did you know that there are a wide-range of styles to consider?

In some homes, quartz granite or fireclay sinks may be a better fit to support a certain lifestyle. Whatever you end up deciding on, here are some qualities to consider before securing the deal on the perfect sink for your kitchen:

Workstation sink inside of a farmhouse with large oak cabinetry.
Workstation sink inside of a farmhouse with large oak cabinetry.

Versatility

Versatility

The kitchen sink needs to withstand every day’s activities and messes. It should be able to handle big jobs and small, saucepans and casserole dishes, bathing babies, draining dishes, and more.

For active households and families, we always recommend a workstation sink. Its convenient interior ledge can transform the sink into a cutting board, drying rack, prep station, and more; centralizing cleaning and food prep into one area and freeing up more counter space.

Open concept farmhouse kitchen design with black cabinetry, bright white walls and a fireclay sink.
Open concept farmhouse kitchen design with black cabinetry, bright white walls and a fireclay sink.

Future-Proof

Future-Proof

Homeowners should consider and anticipate their needs in 5-10 years’ time. Are you planning to have kids? Or maybe your kids are planning to move out in a few years? Do you see yourself entertaining more when you retire?

These are all questions you need to ask up to decades in advance because kitchen sinks are made to last for a long time, so make it count.

Farmhouse copper sink with moroccan tile and luxurious black countertops.
Farmhouse copper sink with moroccan tile and luxurious black countertops.

Age with Grace

Age with Grace

Some sinks stand the test of time better than others. And some change with the years in different ways.

Quartz granite sinks are remarkably resilient and their style or sparkle never fades, while copper sinks actually darken in appearance over time (for those who love the vintage charm).

For a traditional yet classier option, go with fireclay sinks since they offer a timeless appeal and are heat, stain and chip resistant.

Large farmhouse fireclay sink inside of a bright and airy kitchen with butcher block countertops.
Large farmhouse fireclay sink inside of a bright and airy kitchen with butcher block countertops.

Low Maintenance

Low Maintenance

Some of the top features of a sink include hygienic and efficient qualities. Find a material that requires little to no maintenance and washes easily with mild soap and water. After all, no one wants to spend their weekends scrubbing out stubborn stains.

Popular MR Direct sinks that are anti-bacterial, easy to clean and refrain from orders.
Popular MR Direct sinks that are anti-bacterial, easy to clean and refrain from orders.

You’ve probably heard that the kitchen is the “heart of home”, but did you know that the sink is the heart of the kitchen? So when it’s time for a new sink, think about the style and functionality you need before you make your final choice.

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