How to Choose a Sink | Different Sink Mounting Types
Choosing the correct sink for your needs is very important.
As the kitchen sink is seen as the heart of the kitchen, it’s the perfect starting point for creating your dream kitchen. Let your imagination run free with a range of fabulous options to help you maximise space and accentuate the look of the entire room. There are however certain functional considerations to take into account and the following information will help to ensure that your ideal sink is the perfect fit for your ideal kitchen. Read our indepth guide to kitchen sinks.
Undermount sinks are installed underneath the worksurface and
therefore require a soild surface worktop such as granite, stone or
treated wood. They are not compatible with laminate worksurfaces.
Inset Sinks / Drop-in Sinks
Inset sinks are installed from above into a pre-prepared hole in your
worktop. It gives you the widest range of sink shapes, sizes and styles to choose from.
Inset Slimtop Sinks
Flushmount is similar to an inset installation where the sink sits very slightly raised above the worktop
Inset Flushmount Sinks
Flushmount is similar to an inset installation where the sink sits flush
with the worktop. A CNC machine is used to prepare the worktop.
With a Overmount sink, the sink unit itself replaces the counter top.