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Everything And the Kitchen Sink Too!

Everything And the Kitchen Sink Too! By Craig Friesen
HIPhome Columnist
December 31, 1969

When making plans to renovate the kitchen, remember the sink! The kitchen accessory often thought of last, the kitchen sink can be accessorized for convenience, as well as decorative beauty.

You have some choices to make if you are planning to make changes to the kitchen sink area. With varieties of sinks, faucets, and a kitchen accessory for just about every conceivable need, you should plan your changes carefully.

A List of Kitchen Accessory Possibilities

There are numerous kitchen sink options to consider as you make your plans. If price is not a worry then you can match your sink to the countertop and other color or decorative schemes in your kitchen. You also have a range of possibilities for the faucets, including those based on a desired kitchen accessory. Other options to consider around your sink are:
  • Water filtration systems so your water is ready to use out of the faucet.
  • Soap dispensers to minimize the clutter and mess around your sink.
  • Garbage disposal to add greater functionality to your kitchen sink.
  • Hot water on demand is a convenient and efficient kitchen accessory that eliminates the waiting for your heated tank water.

Sinking to a New Level

The kitchen sink can make a big difference to the overall look. You can move away from the conventional two sinks and instead install a single with a choice of several shapes. You can put in a sink that is mounted beneath the counter instead of dropped in, adding emphasis to the counter. Your choice of kitchen sink will determine which kitchen accessory options you have, so decide what else you want to install before selecting one with a suitable faucet.


About the Author
Craig Friesen is a freelance writer and an ordained Mennonite minister in rural Saskatchewan, Canada. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies from University of Manitoba and a Master of Divinity degree from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana. A computer hobbyist, Craig operates several home-based online businesses in his leisure time.

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