Glass sinks are traditionally rare in the kitchen. However, many homeowners are drawn to the beauty of the glass sink and typically use them as relegated task sinks in different areas of the kitchen. If you’re considering glass sinks for your own cook space, we have the facts to get you started.
Glass sinks can range in price from a few hundred to a few thousand dollars, depending on the materials used, size, and customization. Get a price quote on a minor kitchen remodel for more cost information.
Glass is certainly not the most durable material for a kitchen sink, and would undoubtedly undergo some serious damage if it was the primary sink in a kitchen. Glass sinks can hold up rather well as relegated task sinks, but special care should be taken to ensure their longevity.
With its tendency to show fingerprints, water spots, and other stains, glass sinks require regular maintenance. To clean, wipe down the sink with a non-abrasive cloth and a cleaning solution of either vinegar and water, or soap and water. Wipe the sink regularly to keep water spots from forming on the surface.
No, unfortunately if a glass sink is chipped or cracked, the entire sink should be replaced, as the damage will generally get worse. A glass sink can end up being a very expensive kitchen addition.
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