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Topmount Stainless Steel Sinks
August 1, 2017

Easy Installation

Topmount stainless steel kitchen sinks, also known as drop-in or self-rimming sinks, are installed on top of the counter. The sink is suspended by its rim as it is positioned inside a hole that is cut out of the countertop, forming a tight seal with the surface of the countertop. For added security, topmount sinks are clamped into position from below.

This installation method is popular for homeowners who have laminate countertops, or those would prefer a simple installation process. One drawback to topmount installation includes grime or food debris collecting underneath the edge of the sink, but this can be prevented with regular cleaning.


MR Direct topmount stainless steel sinks are constructed from cold-rolled 304-grade stainless steel. The superior-quality composition and corrosion-resistant properties ensure a strong product that you can depend on. Each topmount sink comes fully-insulated to diminish sound, and has a brushed satin finish to help conceal any scratches that may occur over time.

Cleaning your Topmount Sink

To clean your sink after everyday use, it's important to rinse with water and towel dry afterwards. Most cleaners contain chemical additives that will compromise the luster of your sink if they are used daily, but regularly rinsing with water is sufficient.

Once a week, saturate your sink with a mild abrasive cleaner and use a soft cloth or sponge to scrub with the grain of the sink. Rinse immediately and towel dry. Never use steel wool or allow chlorides to remain in contact with your sink for long periods of time.

Features and Benefits of Topmount Stainless Steel Sinks

  • Gauge options available
  • 304-grade stainless steel
  • Resistant to heat, stains, and scratches
  • Fully-insulated; sound dampening
  • Accessories available
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

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