Stainless Steel Kitchen and Laundry Sink Styles to Consider

When considering a stainless steel kitchen sink online there are different styles that you need to look at, this article will go through them briefly for you and show you the pros and cons of each of the sink bowl styles. We'll also go through some of our high-quality stainless steel sinks for you to consider and see why we designed each sink the way we did.

Single Bowl

Often People prefer to have a large single bowl sink in the kitchen to wash their veggies or pots and pans, and the dishes can all go straight into the dish washer

Double Bowl

Double bowls are useful because you can keep your dirty dishes in one bowl and rinse in the other


If you're going to be doing more hand washing than dish washing, make sure you get a drainboard sink so that you've got somewhere to put your dish rack to dry

Single Bowl Sinks

Single Bowl Sinks are used in a kitchen or in a masters laundry, the more the space that you have or the more washing you're expecting the larger the size you should choose. Some use it as a hand basin in the corner of a butlers pantry but others might use it every day washing their pots, so you consider your personal needs before deciding on the size. The advantages of having a large single bowl sink are being able to fit pots and pans in easily which makes it for an easier hygienic clean without risking having splashes going everywhere. 

You'll also notice that our single bowls are all designed as 250mm deep bowl which is the perfect depth before you start having to bend over so much that you'll give yourself a backache.

300x450 Single Bowl Butler Sink

300 x 450 x 250

Single Bowl Butler Sink

  • 25 Litre Capacity

  • Perfect for Butlers Pantry

510X450X250 Single Bowl Sink

510 x 450 x 250

Single Bowl Sink

  • 46 Litre Capacity

  • Fits a small Laundry

700x450x250 Large Single Bowl Kitchen Sink

700 x 450 x 250

Single Bowl Sink

  • 60 Litre Capacity

  • Perfect sized Laundry

The Next two sinks are more used in the Laundry and have been designed extra extra large size from the request of our BuildMat customers, they're all asking us for a sink that fits their dogs and cats so they can wash them in the Laundry!!!

810x450 XLarge Single Bowl Sink Trough

810 x 450 x 250

Single Bowl Sink Trough

  • 70 Litre Capacity

  • Large enough for pets

900x450x250 XXLarge Single Bowl Sink

900 x 450 x 250

Single Bowl Sink Trough

  • 85 Litre Capacity

  • Ultimate size

Double Bowl Sinks

Double Bowl Sinks are predominantly used in the kitchen and were originally designed for you to wash on one side and rinse in the other, but since dishwashers became so accessible it's more common to see one side being used to wash veggies and food preparations and the other side to stack dirty dishes until we get a chance to give them a clean. So if you're going to be using your kitchen a lot make sure you consider a double sink, whether it's undermount or overmount it's important to get the layout correct.

725x450 Single & 1/4 Bowl Sink

725 x 450 x 205 

Single & Qtr Bowl Sink

  • 53 Litre Capacity

  • Larger Bowl Designed for pots

775x450x205 Double Bowl Sink

775 x 450 x 205 

Double Bowl Sink

  • 57 Litre Capacity

  • Most Popular Double Bowl

825x450 Single +3/4 Bowl Sink

825 x 450 x 205 

Single & 3/4 Bowl Sink

  • 61.5 Litre Capacity

  • Larger Double Bowl Style

Drain Board Sinks

Single Bowl Sinks are predominantly used in a small kitchen or in a masters laundry, the more the space that you have or the more washing you're expecting the larger the size you should choose

950x450x205 Single Bowl w Drain Board Sink

950 x 450 x 205 

Single Bowl & Drainboard Sink

  • 45 Litre Capacity

  • Fit a Dishwasher under

1125x450x205 Double Bowl with Drain Board Sink

1125 x 450 x 205 

Double Bowl & Drainboard Sink

  • 65 Litre Capacity

  • Double Bowl Design

Other things to consider when choosing a sink

Try to make sure that you match your tapware is chosen to match the theme of the kitchen as well as splashback, these can clash very easily so make sure you browse around for some inspirationsMajority of sellers are selling Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink grade SS304 which means it's a food grade stainless steel which you'll see used in commercial catering equipment, or on the stainless steel kitchen benches on tv cooking shows, but to be safe just make sure it is listed as SS304 or SUS304.

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