If it's time for a new kitchen sink, first consider your countertops.
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If they're laminate, you'll need a top mount or drop-in sink. You could consider an undermount sink with stone or integrate it seamlessly with solid-surface countertops.
Stainless steel sinks are popular and durable, and coordinate well if you have stainless appliances. Cast-iron, porcelain-glazed in a variety of colors, is a good bet for timeless designs like the apron sink. If you've got the budget, copper, zinc or soapstone will make your kitchen sink a conversation piece. If you have the room, consider a three-bowl model, integrated drainboard or flexible bowl configurations for the way you work.
Be sure to order your sink with the right holes for the faucet and accessories-strainers, cutting boards, soap dispensers-that'll make it a more useful tool!
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