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Stainless Steel Kitchen Sinks

Comments (3) March 16, 2008  |  Posted by Jen Kelly  |  Filed under kitchen, sinks

stainless steel sinks


If you are in the market looking for undermount sinks, stainless steel kitchen sinks possess great qualities that make them an excellent choice among the general public consumers. Undermount sinks truly fit the bill for the ultra modern look. They are stunning when combined with granite, wood, marble and other solid surface bench tops. Now featuring the new Castle Bay Canon Series offering a technologically advanced 5mm corner radius and unique drain cover.

Thickness Of The Sink

One of the most important features to look for when buying an undermount sink is the thickness of the stainless steel. The thickness of the stainless steel is measured by the gauge. Quality features of an undermount sink are that it must be 18 gauge. The smaller number of the gauge represents the thicker material. Thus, 16 gauge would be better than 18 gauge sinks. In somes cases you will find the manufacturer cut production costs by having the materials made in 20 gauge. This is very thin and you should stay away from a sink like this. You also need to find a sink that has a good undercoating and is padded to deaden the noises. The undercoating is used for condensation control as well as noise reduction.

Undermount Kitchen Sink

Castle Bay undermounts are available in single bowl, multi and double bowl configurations, giving you the flexibility to custom design your kitchen. We highly recommend that sinks only be installed by qualified and experienced stone fabricators or cabinet makers.

DESIGN. It is our strong believe, that out standing design should not impare superb functionality. Even the most beautiful things can be quite practical. Your clients will be proud to own the best in contemporary design.

QUALITY. We want our products to be the best in the market, guaranteed by strict quality management. And of uncompro mising, award winning design, outstanding in every aspect. Continuing the true heritage of our founder.

The Castle Bay Canon Series sink, with its easy-to-clean radius corners, provides the ultimate in contemporary urban looks. Not only do the clean, sharp lines make a bold design statement, they also result in a sink that is very practical. The deeper bowls and widths gives you full flexibility and functionality.

The Castle Bay Legendary Series sink is the original zero-radius undermount sink series featuring sharp square lines and extra deep bowls. The base of the bowls are pressed to allow the water to flow easily towards the waste outlet. This beautiful design is also available with a specially designed matching faucet.

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What is Stainless Steel?

Comments (7) March 15, 2010  |  Posted by David Winfrey  |  Filed under stainless steel sinks,

Stainless steel in its simplest terms is steel that has been alloyed or "combined with" other elements that give it more beneficial properties than it would otherwise have on its own. The surface of stainless steel pipe is covered with a thick and dense chromium oxide layer, so it is good against the erosion of any type of water, including soft water. The erosion resistance remains excellent even it is buried underground. Anti-corrosion is an important quality in this material. Stainless steel is our core competence. The elegant appearance of stainless steel adapts ideally to all surroundings and allows for outstanding design – timeless as well as contemporary.Most of all, steel is easy to clean and absolutely hygienic. All our stainless steel sink units are available in either satin polished, brushed or natural finish.

Besides being used in manufacturing sinks, it is now used in manufacutring faucets. While the attractiveness of these faucets is what makes this a valid choice for many consumers, the fact that they are easily cleaned and don't require a lot of maintenance is what makes them stand out. Stainless steel faucet surface will never rust and it remains beautiful and durable for many years to come. These type of faucets also provide peace of mind by not having to worry about rusting or chipping.

What are the pros of undermount sinks?

Undermount stainless steel sinks are a popular choice for stone countertop kitchens. These sinks enhance the splendor of countertop materials. By creating a fluid, graceful line, a Castle Bay undermount sink complements a countertop while delivering years of outstanding performance. In fact, it is the number choice for home owners are are upgrading their kitchen countertops to stone such as granite, marble or quartz. Castle Bay sinks add value to your countertop installation with the attention to detail we put into every sink we make. The simple design and the generously sized bowls and drainer areas ensure it is both functional and practical. Durability and resistance to dents and chips make undermount stainless steel sinks a good choice for many consumers. In addtion, undermount sink also gives a contemporary look to any kitchen. Its clean finishing will provide your kitchen with a professional look and its neat appearance is here to stay because an under mount kitchen is designed to resist to tear and wear and maintain its initial features for a long period of time.

Few features of undermount design including the deep, modern, straight sided bowls of undermount are softened by gently curved corners to create a highly attractive range of undermount options. The undermount kitchen sinks are designed as such that they are bigger and roomier. It ensures them with greater space. Thus bigger utensils can easily fit into this and can be comfortably washed. These kitchen sinks are given an undercoating which immensely reduces the sound and provide a barrier to condensation and thus improves the heat retention capabilities of the material. The drains in this kitchen system are in the rear position which helps to ensure that there is more space to the kitchen counter. These undermount kitchen sinks are very innovative in style. The finishing given to their designs are also very elegant. It is thus a perfect amalgamation of comfort and beauty in the kitchen.

How to Clean and Maintain your Stainless Steel Sink!

Stainless steel sinks are easy to care for. Water spots and mineral deposits can be prevented by rinsing thoroughly after each use and wiping dry with a clean, soft cloth. Non-abrasive cleaners such as BlancoClean are ideal for regular maintenance. There are many advantages of a stainless steel sink, and being easy to clean than any other types of sinks is one huge advantage. Your stainless steel sink takes an incredible beating during normal usage, and scratches are unavoidable. However, stainless steel sinks will show day-to-day wear, including minor scratches. Over time this wear will become uniform with the sink’s grain, creating its own unique character, much like the patina on fine silver. The durability of it is tremendous. It endures abuse from pots and pans being dropped in it. It finds its self splashed or flooded with harsh cleaning chemicals. To keep it looking like new and enjoy it year after year, it requires your attention and maintenance habits. Many people believe that scratches, chemical stains and other discolorations cannot be effectively removed from brushed Stainless steel - but they are wrong! There are many sites on the internet that show you how to restore your stainless steel sink to like-new condition quickly and easily. With this information you will be able clean your Stainless steel sink efficiently and economically.

Be sure to ask about warranties when shopping for your sink. Premium quality stainless steel sinks are often backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

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