Country kitchen sinks will go along way toward making your country style kitchen look more authentic. The country kitchen sinks that are available are usually one bowl and have a deep basin. Generally, they are square in design and come in granite, tile and ceramic. Ceramic is the most popular material and is also usually the least expensive. Different colors are also available in country kitchen sinks but the traditional color is white. You can, however, get any color you wish that will coordinate with the look and feel of your kitchen.
You can buy country kitchen sinks in home improvement stores, interior design stores, plumbing stores that sell kitchen supplies and on the Internet. If you purchase a sink or any type of merchandise on the Internet, make sure you use a credit card so that you have some recourse if the product is not up to standard. Also see what type of guarantees and warranties are available with the product you purchased.
It may be best to look on the Internet for the types of country kitchen sinks that are available but then take your ideas into a distributor to physically look at the sink that you would like. You may be able to get samples to take home to match to your existing decor which will make you certain of the type you would like. Country kitchen sinks retail from approximately one hundred fifty to two hundred dollars for replicas and five hundred to over one thousand dollars for authentic or higher grade materials.
You can install country kitchen sinks yourself or have a professional install it. Most stores that sell sinks will have the resources available to install it for you, though there may be an additional charge for it. You can also hire a handyman to install the sink and it will likely not cost very much.
If you are handy with do it yourself projects you can install the sink yourself. You will need to measure your existing sink and match one of the country kitchen sinks to the dimensions that already exist. If you can not do that, you will likely need to find one that is slightly larger.
Unless you want to re do your existing counter tops, getting a smaller sink is usually not recommended. However, a slightly larger sink will require you to cut the counter top to the new size. This needs to be done carefully as there is only a small margin for error allowed. Most country kitchen sinks have a small ridge that will hide the under side of the counter so you can be off by a very small amount but not by much.
Country kitchen sinks will need to be attached to your existing plumbing as well and this is not difficult to do. You will simply need to follow the manufacturers instructions included with the sink and minimal knowledge of plumbing will be required.
If you decide on a country kitchen type of decor, it is best to match all the kitchen appliances and accessories to a country type of look. You can make window treatments, dish towels, nick knacks and any accompanying furniture have a country, rustic look and the country kitchen sink will look perfect.