70 30 Undermount Kitchen Sink

The new craze in undermount kitchen sinks is the 70/30 line. There are a lot of advantages to these sinks, but there are also some disadvantages. Hopefully this article will help you make an informed decision about whether to go with the 70/30 or some other style of undermount kitchen sink. Either way, this will be a brand new sink in your kitchen and you will want to get it right the first time.

If you’ve decided on the undermount kitchen sink you like, you need to decide which counter top type you’re going with. You can go with a stainless steel, porcelain or granite counter top. These are all great choices, but the only drawback is that they do tend to be on the pricey side.

Vigo Alma 29 inch Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl 16 Gauge
Vigo Alma 29 inch Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl 16 Gauge

One thing you’ll notice about all of these counter tops is that they don’t have a “sink hole”. Most of them do but some don’t. This is where a hole would go for draining the water from your kitchen counter. In other words, if you have a pot of spaghetti, you wouldn’t want it to spill out onto the counter top.

So now we come to counter tops and what they have to offer. The counter top materials range from vitreous china to stainless steel to granite. All have their pluses and minuses. I’m sure you can think of many!

Undermount Stainless Steel 70/30 Double Bowl Kitchen Sink
Undermount Stainless Steel 70/30 Double Bowl Kitchen Sink

Let’s take a look at the stainless steel counter tops. You can pretty much forget it while you’re in the kitchen. It’s tough, durable and looks pretty. It’s also very easy to clean, which is a plus because it’s one of the reasons you might decide to choose this type of kitchen sink.

Stainless Steel 38
Stainless Steel 38

If you’ve decided on granite counter tops, then you’re in luck. These counter tops are beautiful and make the kitchen look fantastic. There are no “rinses” to clean, which is a plus because no one wants to get the crevices of a counter top dirty. Again, it’s extremely easy to clean and you can pretty much forget it’s there.

For undermount kitchen sinks, there are a few different materials. I’m sure you can find one for any sink type. Some people like the look of an undermount sink with a copper counter top while others prefer a black or white porcelain sink with the stainless steel or granite counter top. As you can probably tell by now, there is no wrong choice when it comes to the material for your new undermount sink.

These sinks will make a great upgrade for any home. They are very stylish and come in many different sizes, shapes, and styles. The price range varies based on what kind of countertop you have, the size of your kitchen, and the style you want.

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32″ Ortega 70/30 Low

If you are looking for a small undermount kitchen sink that goes perfectly with a small counter top, this would be a perfect choice. The reason it works so well for small counters is because it does not sit so high. It sits right at or slightly below the countertop so there is not much of a gap. Because it is tucked away underneath the countertop, there is also no chance for water to seep through. You can’t expect water to run off of a counter top with a high sink like this because there is no place for it to go.

This is one of the more popular types of undermount sinks. They are usually about two inches deep. This is a great size if you are only going to be using one or two bowls. Since it sits so close to the countertop, it doesn’t really matter how much food you put on it because it won’t get covered up. Another advantage to having an undermount sink is that it is hidden from view. Unless someone is standing right in front of the countertop they will never see it.

This type of undermount sink fits right inside your kitchen cabinet and has a hole in the bottom to allow for easy access to drain. Because it is concealed, this is a great option for people who want to keep their countertops sanitary but don’t want to have a cabinet specifically for cleaning and food preparation. You can choose from several different finishes, such as stainless steel, copper, bronze, and more.

Vigo 31 inch Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl 18 Gauge
Vigo 31 inch Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl 18 Gauge

You can get your undermount kitchen sink in any finish that you want. The choices for the finish vary as well. Some of them look like metal and some look like tile. Since this sink is hidden underneath the countertop, it has a much better look than one that is completely visible.

Water Creation 70/30 Double Bowl Stainless Steel
Water Creation 70/30 Double Bowl Stainless Steel

Kraus Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl Kitchen Sink with
Kraus Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl Kitchen Sink with

Vigo 31 inch Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl 18 Gauge
Vigo 31 inch Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl 18 Gauge

Houzer Contempo 33
Houzer Contempo 33″ x 18″ Zero Radius Undermount Double

Kraus Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl Kitchen Sink with
Kraus Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl Kitchen Sink with

Ruvati 32
Ruvati 32

Designer Undermount Stainless Steel 70/30 Double Bowl
Designer Undermount Stainless Steel 70/30 Double Bowl

Vigo 29 inch Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl 16 Gauge
Vigo 29 inch Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl 16 Gauge

White fireclay, apron front farmers undermount sink with a
White fireclay, apron front farmers undermount sink with a

Houzer Eston 32.19
Houzer Eston 32.19″ x 20.5″ Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl

Vigo 29 inch Undermount 70/30 Double Bowl 16 Gauge