Shopping for appliances or furniture is almost always expensive. Even with the countless number of options to choose from, finding the best value for your money is never easy. The same thing applies to buying kitchen equipment, including kitchen sinks. If you are looking to buy a farm house kitchen sink, then you have a lot of things to consider. But how do you bridge the gap between cheap and classy?
First, you need to think about your kitchen space. How big is your kitchen? Or more importantly, how big is your current kitchen sink space? Are you willing to make some changes or customizations to your current kitchen design? You need to answer these questions before browsing for cheap farmhouse kitchen sinks or even the classier options.
For example, if you want a bigger sinkthen an apron front farmhouse sink might be better for you. This type of kitchen sink usually has a deep basin for cleaning larger or wider kitchen tools. Of course, it still depends on the size of the sink, and the bigger space you have, the bigger the size of the sink you can fit into it.
Next, think about your purpose of buying a new farm house kitchen sink. Obviously, you are no longer contented with your current one thus the need to take it to the next level. Are you looking for something with more function? Or something that is easier to manage than your current farmhouse sink? Stainless steel farmhouse sinks are your best bet if you want easy and fuss-free cleaning. They are easier to clean, durable, can be equally stylish and right on the budget too.
Other options include porcelain, granite and copper. Depending on the style, size or capacity and material, these types can range from cheap to very, very expensive. If you want to purchase these types without spending too much money, you can choose which to prioritize: style, capacity, or material.
If you prioritize style, then be prepared to have a good-looking farmhouse sink that may or may not be as durable, depending on how it was made. But you should consider that although it can be stylish, it may not be big enough for your purpose. The same goes with purchasing a sink for only its capacity or material. You can probably have both at the most, but not all three, if you are on a tight budget. But if you’re lucky or stubborn enough, you may be able to find a farmhouse sink that has all these features.
If you want it cheap but still classy and high quality then get creative. Buy standard-looking, durable farmhouse sinks; cheap ones yes, but customizable. You can opt to personalize the design; if you have an eye and skill for art then you can do the design yourself. You can also ask an artsy, skillful family member or friend to do it for you.
Remember, the price is usually higher because the work involved to make them is more difficult so be resourceful. This way you can get both cheap and classy without compromising style, quality and your wallet.