Getting a “free” sink with new countertops is a great value.
False. While tempting, the “free” sinks typically included from countertop fabricators are usually short on features. To ensure you know exactly what you’re getting, be sure to ask the countertop fabricator for the sink’s price to see what it’s really worth. And if you decide to upgrade to another sink option, be sure to ask for a credit for the original one to maximize your investment.
If I want to upgrade the sink that comes with my new countertops, I can easily do that down the road.
False. When it comes to kitchen upgrades and renovations, the sink is often one of the last design decisions. However, when installing stone countertops, materials are specifically cut to match the kitchen sink’s shape and model. Upgrading the sink or changing the design after installation is often impossible using the same piece of stone and can lead to headaches and added costs.
The fabricator said I could choose one of five sink varieties to come with my new countertops, which leads me to believe that I have plenty of options.
False. It’s important to consider all of the available sink options from the onset of the design process to create a kitchen that fits your lifestyle and needs. Take the time to truly see what’s out there and consider visiting a plumbing showroom or design center to review hundreds of styles, various material choices, added enhancements and the latest
The sink that comes with my new countertops is good enough.
False. You deserve a product that is high-quality and done right the first time. Give yourself confidence by investing in a kitchen sink from a reputable manufacturer with a legacy of accountability, innovation, transparency, and quality.
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