Considered to be one of the most durable metal choices available for a kitchen sink, copper can also serve as a focal point for any design. Many people love the patina that forms over time and wouldn’t trade their copper kitchen sink for anything. Here is some more information to help you decide if it’s the right choice for your kitchen.
Certainly one of the more expensive metal choices on the market, copper sinks can range between a few hundred dollars to a couple thousand, depending on the size and quality of the sink. Contact local installers for price quotes and more information.
Generally copper is considered to be one of the most durable metals for a kitchen sink available—and of course, the thicker the better. It can be damaged under extreme heat and is more prone to scratching, but should last the lifetime of your home.
Cleaning copper is as easy as cleaning all metal sinks. Simply wipe it down with a clean damp cloth and non-abrasive soap if necessary. Occasional polishing will help remove surface scratches.
With use as early as 10,000 years ago, copper is considered to be man’s oldest metal.
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