The Best Kitchen Sinks For Stone Countertops…

… And The Expert Help To Guide You To The Right Choice.

At Pure Granite & Stone, we can install sinks as part of our clients’ stone countertop projects. Whether you’ve already selected your sink or would like to choose your sink from our extensive collection, we’re here to help. No matter what, we’ll install your kitchen sink with meticulous attention to detail.

Keep reading to learn more about kitchen sinks and browse our collection.

What Is The Best Kitchen Sink Material?

Industry experts consider stainless steel the best material for sinks installed in solid-surface countertops like granite or engineered stone. One reason is that stainless steel sinks have undermount capability (they are mounted below the countertop surface). Undermounted sinks provide a sleek look and practicality—a big plus if your kitchen sink gets heavy use.

The “411” On 304 Stainless Steel

There are two main types of stainless steel: 304 stainless steel and 316 stainless steel. Type 304 stainless steel contains 18% chromium and 8% nickel, and it’s used for kitchen sinks. Type 316 stainless steel contains 16% chromium, 10% nickel and 2% molybdenum, and it’s used for more for outdoor projects that have to withstand the harshest weather.

Type 304 stainless steel—which is what you’ll be using for your kitchen sink—is the most versatile and widely used of any stainless steel. It is extremely durable and resists corrosion and oxidation. Type 304 stainless steel is also easy to clean and low maintenance.

Stainless Steel Gauges… What’s The Difference?

There are different gauges of stainless steel sinks… and not all are created equal. The three most common gauges for stainless steel sinks are 16-gauge, 18-gauge, and 20-gauge.

The lower the gauge number, the thicker the sink. So, a 16-gauge stainless sink is thicker than an 18-gauge sink, while an 18-gauge sink is thicker than a 20-gauge sink. A 20-gauge stainless steel sink is considered a “cheap” or “low-end” sink, since it’s thin and more prone to dents and bending. This is why most homeowners opt for a kitchen sink that is 16- or 18-gauge stainless steel. These are the optimal gauges for a stainless steel kitchen sink, with 16-gauge being the most durable and reliable.

Our Selection

We offer a large range of single- and dual-bowl stainless steel kitchen sinks for homeowners. Our comprehensive selection ensures you get the exact right shape, size, and gauge you need for your countertops.

Here is a look at our collection:

The Artemis
  • Large sink bowl Farm sink
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Demeter
  • Double equal bowl Farm sink
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Deerfield
  • Petite double equal bowl (50/50)
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Cleveland
  • D-shaped single bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge and 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Melbourne
  • Single bowl bar sink
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Naples
  • Smallest single bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Orlando (available in reverse)
  • Asymmetrical double bowl (80/20 or 20/80)
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Panama
  • Small single bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge and 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Duval (available in reverse)
  • Asymmetrical double bowl (70/30 or 30/70)
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge and 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Bonita (available in reverse)
  • Asymmetrical double bowl (60/40 or 40/60)
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge and 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Tampa
  • Asymmetrical single bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge and 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Riviera
  • Radius-backed single bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge and 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Pompano
  • Standard large single bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge and 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Doral
  • Double equal bowl (50/50)
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge and 18-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Hestia
  • Large single bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Hera
  • Double 60/40 split bowl corner radius
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Athena
  • Double equal bowl corner radius
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Aphrodite
  • Smaller single bowl corner radius
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Persephone
  • Smallest single bowl corner radius
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Chicago
  • Large square single bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Cincinnati
  • Square double equal bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Georgetown
  • Asymmetrical square double bowl (60/40)
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Nashville
  • Asymmetrical square double bowl (70/30)
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The Columbus
  • Smaller square single bowl
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
The New Orleans
  • Smallest square single bowl bar sink
  • 304 stainless steel
  • Available in 16-gauge
  • Accessories available
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