Do you have plans to renovate your kitchen soon? Choosing the perfect sink suitable for the remodel can become a daunting task. However, despite all the different kinds of kitchen sinks you can find in the market right now, cast iron sink is one type that managed to stand the test of time.
According to Kingston Brass, cast iron sinks are easy to maintain, durable, and long lasting.
They have been around for quite some time and despite being ousted by stainless steel from the top spot, they have made a comeback, now better than ever.
Today, homeowners can choose from more configurations, colors, and styles of cast iron sink. However, before you rush out to buy one for your kitchen, it is best to make yourself familiar first with what cast iron really is.
Cast iron is a brittle, durable, and heavy iron alloy forming the sink’s foundation. Most are made from high percentage of reclaimed or recycled iron that make this is a significantly good green option when it comes to kitchen sink. Porcelain enamel is used to coat the surface of the sink. Porcelain enamel is a durable and hard coating that protects the cast iron underneath, giving the sink its glossy and smooth surface.
But, despite being durable, there will always come a time when your cast iron sink may suffer from rusting or patches. Don’t worry if this happens because this article Hawk Hill teaches you how you can patch and fill your vintage sink or tub made from cast iron.
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