When it comes to durability of building materials, concrete certainly tops the list. Now this versatile material is finding its way into the kitchen in the form of beautiful sinks and countertops. Here’s the lowdown on concrete sinks and what they can bring to your kitchen.
The costs of kitchen sinks depend on the material and level of craftsmanship involved in the construction. Get a couple free price quotes on minor kitchen remodels for specific cost information.
In any of its forms, concrete is one of the most durable building materials in the world. A concrete sink can undoubtedly stand the test of time, and will continue to look great for decades with the proper care and maintenance.
Besides requiring waxing every few months, concrete sinks are generally easy to care for. Simply wipe down the sink with a non-abrasive cloth and cleaning solution of soap and water. Make sure to regularly inspect for cracks in the concrete as well.
Yes, concrete can stain, but concrete sinks are sealed to make them water- and stain-resistant.
The use of concrete sinks followed shortly after Buddy Rhodes created the first concrete countertop in the mid 1980s.
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