The Best Kitchen Sink Brands You Should Know Before You Buy

A kitchen sink is an essential component in your kitchen and so is their quality. Many companies have emerged in the plumbing business and the competition is quite stiff. Therefore, it is upon you as the consumer, to ensure that you purchase only the best kitchen sink brands. Don’t fret, below are listed the top kitchen sink brands out there!

How can you ensure that you purchase a commendable kitchen sink? First things first, material. It would be very disappointing to spend less buying a sink that will rust shortly after using. The best material, for example stainless steel, may not be as “cheap’ but its durability is long term, hence why it may be worth purchasing. Secondly, the brand. Always buy from who you can trust. Research more on the brand and most importantly, know what others say about it and what other types of products they have. They don’t have to necessarily have been in the industry for decades to qualify as a trusted brand.

  1. Kraus Sinks: Kraus has, over the years, been very successful when it comes to kitchen faucets. Their product creativity is endless hence their great success in the industry. They bank on bronze and steel, ensure elegance and lifetime durability of their products.
  2. Swanstone Sinks: Some of us put our trust in companies that have been in business for years, assuming that they understand consumer needs. For those who go by that theory, Swan and Swanstone is the brand for you. The company has been in the industry for over 40 years and their products are definitely amazing from the physical outlook to material.
  3. Houzer Sinks: Houzer has also been in the industry for quite some time and are known for their variety of designs that embrace classic to country feel and more. Their sinks are made of high quality materials with sculptural details. What is best about their sinks is that they have a lifetime warranty.
  4. Blanco Sinks: Apart from being quite reputable internationally, mainly in Germany and Australia among other countries, Blanco has been in the industry for over 8 decades. It is the biggest sink manufacturer in Germany and its products’ variety, quality and reliability is beyond imagination.
  5. Kohler Sinks: This top kitchen sink brand believes that living graciously is enhanced by great taste, generosity and charm and they sure do maintain these three in their products and designs as seen in some of their products.

Save money on a kitchen remodel! Part 1

Have you been putting off that kitchen remodeling project? Well join the club! Every home owner has a long list of changes and upgrades they want to make to their home. But the biggest obstacle is the lack of time and budget that stops them from making these upgrades. Continue reading

Plumbtile Vows to Help Hurricane Harvey and Irma Victims Rebuild

Our nation is still picking up the pieces after the natural disasters that occurred in Florida, Texas and now Puerto Rico. Thousands of homes were lost in the storms and residents are just beginning the long process of rebuilding. At Plumbtile.com , our hearts ache for these families and we want to do our part in helping them move forward and rebuild; that’s why we’ll be offering special pricing and discounts for residents of the affected areas damaged by the hurricanes. Continue reading

The Reality Of A Bathroom Makeover

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The day is finally here, you have made up your mind and you are going to renovate your bathroom. But you are not really sure what the cost of it will be. You are looking at contractors and taking bids on the labor and you know you have some variables to think about; How old are the pipes? Will I need new plumbing? Would it be more cost effective in the long run to replace the copper lines? How do I plan a budget? Continue reading

Don’t Fall Into the Remodeling Disaster Trap

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The Right Way to Remodeling

One of the most expensive mistakes made when remodeling a home is to remodel to yours or your family needs instead of for resale value. Now you may not even think about selling your home but most of the time when you remodel for your needs you have a lot of wasted space, but when you remodel for resale value you change your way of thinking. You now look at your home with a different eye and see all the space and how to use it, getting the most bang for your buck! Continue reading

Ideas to Make Your Bathroom Modern

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Updating Your Bathroom

When you buy a home, you have that home for years. Generally outliving the appliances and features that made it a modern home at the time, but now 10 years later and everything seems dull and outdated. Time to renovate! When you renovate you can make small changes that will enhance your current fixtures or you can do a major overhaul and change it all from top to bottom. But if you plan on selling your house you will always get the best offers with updated kitchens and bathrooms. Continue reading

No Challenge is Too Big or Too Small, Design Your Own Bathroom!

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Then open your eye to reality! It isn’t as bad as it looks or sounds, designing your bathroom just takes some imagination, common sense and the ability to utilize the space you have effectively. Sounds easy, right? RIGHT! Most bathrooms have the basics: a vanity, tub, toilet and if you are lucky a linen closet but also TONS of wasted space. Continue reading

Do I Need to Move or Just Remodel?

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When you bought, your house did you think “This is it! The perfect house. Plenty of yard space, lots of room, this is just perfect.” And 10 years later the kitchen or bathroom is too small, everything is outdated and the family has out grown the rooms. Time to look for a new house…or remodel? Continue reading

Modernize Your Outdated Kitchen

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You can modernize your kitchen without having to remodel the entire space. Some people think that they have to rip out walls and change the complete layout of their kitchen in order to bring it into the next century. That is not the case, with Plumbtile you can make some simple changes and completely update the look. Continue reading

Medicine Cabinets – A Safe and Functional Part of your Bathroom

Medicine cabinets will not be the first thing you will think of when it comes to remodelingbath-medicine-cabinets-215-215 or creating your bathroom, but it is essential to the aesthetics and safety of your bathroom needs.  They are practical and if you pick the right look, will help create beautiful bathroom decor with functionality.  The medicine cabinet is designed to store a multitude of items that you need to keep safe and up high out of the reach of the wrong hands.  It’s a much needed bathroom storage addition and the safety of the items you put in your medicine cabinet will allow you to keep them in the bathroom and out of sight.

By using a medicine cabinet, you can store all your medications – prescription and non-prescription – out of sight and out of reach of children, including items that don’t seem like they would cause any harm.  For example, mouthwash can be extremely dangerous if ingested in large quantities by children.  Medicine cabinets provide a safe place that works with the look and feel of the rest of the bathroom and matches your bath fixtures to create an overall welcoming and warm décor.

Functional medicine cabinets can hold many items and provide worry free storage.  There are a multitude of choices and by picking the right one, you will be able to provide a comfortable look and feel throughout your entire room.  This can be accomplished by taking the time to get the color and design that you will love to look at and use on a daily basis.  Take the time to check out the variety of medicine cabinets available and choice the right option for your bathroom needs.

Make sure you choose a medicine cabinet that works for you.  They come in an array of shapes, styles, depths, and colors.  They can be recessed or wall mounted.  Recessed or concealed, as sometimes called, will require a little extra work due to the necessary hole cutting in the bathroom wall.  This type will allow for the mirror or face of the cabinet to sit almost flush against the wall and it will take up less space.  It will provide a cleaner, more custom look.  The wall mounted is the easiest style to install.  This type will hang on the wall like a picture frame.  Both have pros and cons, so make sure you check these out to help with your decision.  Stylistically, they range from simple rectangular or oval shaped to “decked out” with lights, adjustable shelving, sliding doors, and fog proof mirrors.  The designs usually come in traditional, contemporary, or transitional styles.  Let your personal preference and finished outlook guide your decision.

Medicine cabinets are more than a practical storage place for our necessary bathroom items, your reflection can also greet you in morning and can bid you good night before heading to bed.  It’s the go-to for most of our everyday needs and a must in every bathroom.  When making your decision, let your personal preference, home’s architecture and the desired finished product be your guide.