Pros and Cons of Vintage Kitchen Sinks You Have to Know


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When it comes to vintage kitchen sinks, the chance is apron sinks are what people are referring to. They have distinctive look and are mounted under the counter with the front edge is visible instead of kept hidden behind false drawer or kitchen cabinet. Vintage apron sinks indeed have their own charm, but they do have several drawbacks too. We will cover them briefly here.

Apron sinks as the old vintage kitchen sinks draw attention easily and it’s for the unique look. Well, it seems like kitchen sinks cannot be as artistic as this one, right? Beautiful aside, apron sinks are also versatile. With the popularity, homeowners who want to update their kitchens with apron sink now can find many options based on the variety of materials. Traditional apron sinks are made of enameled porcelain, but now you can find ones made of stainless steel, cast iron, and copper as well.

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The design and shape of apron sink, in fact, isn’t only about aesthetic aspect. The front edge is commonly narrower than other standard styles. And aside from being the sink’s distinctive characteristic, the narrower front edge makes the kitchen basin easier to clean as well. It is mostly due to the absence of gap between the sink and the kitchen countertop.

Unfortunately, apron sins are generally more expensive. The price even can boast much higher when you opt for the porcelain or fireclay apron sinks, let alone the sink installation cost. Unlike under- and top-mount sinks, apron ones need a support platform from the cabinet sides or bottom, making installation more tricky. Homeowners can expect to use custom cabinets too. The vintage farmhouse kitchen sinks here are also not a recommended choice if you expect to resale your house since the distinctive look of apron sinks can be such a bothersome for some people.

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