Is it time to upgrade the kitchen? For some time now, you’ve been thinking about upgrading the kitchen. Now is the time, the kids are off to college and on their own. The kitchen sink, faucet, and garbage disposal are ready for the recycle yard. The big question is, where do I start? Start with the obvious–––your budget. What can you afford without going into long-term debt? Once your budget is established, you can become that “kid in a candy store.”
Start with The Kitchen Sink
Let’s first look at some options for replacing your sink. Take your time and shop slowly because there are so many styles to choose from. We’ll start with the Quartz Classic, this beautiful sink is molded from fine quartz sand, it’s designed to resist scratches and is heat safe up to 535º Fahrenheit. The metallic flecking adds to the luxurious appearance of the sink. Additionally, the sink is resistant to chipping and scratches. You can expect to pay from $260 to $450 before installation. Likewise, there is the stainless steel sink that always stands out in any kitchen. You can order them in single or double bowled design. They’re available in drop-in and under mount with an average cost of $199.
For that designer look, the farmhouse style apron-front kitchen sink will set your kitchen above the rest. The farmhouse sink is crafted from enameled cast iron and is available in assorted colors. Resistant to chipping and scratching, you will have many years of reliable performance. These sinks can range from $500 and exceed $1000.
You Have A HUGE Selection Of Faucets To Choose From
Now, you’ll need to choose a faucet to complement that new sink. The faucet choices are endless. Kitchen faucets come in an assortment of finishes such as chrome, flat black, stainless, and bronze. Furthermore, you’ll have more choices when it comes to function. There is single bar pulldown, single handle, pull-out spray faucet, in addition to a full assortment of designer dual handles. For a designer faucet, you can plan to spend $150 up to $600 depending on your budget.
Upgrades In The Kitchen Include The Garbage Disposal
Last but not least, that most forgot-about appliance in your home, your garbage disposal. For so many of us, underneath our sinks are rather shabby. It doesn’t need to be that way any longer. When you replace your garbage disposal, most of us call our plumbing company and have it replaced or buy one at our local home improvement store. Here’s an idea. Give under your sink a makeover, starting with the latest garbage disposal technology. The InSinkErator Evolution Compact 3/4 HP household garbage disposal will revolutionize the garbage disposal experience in your home. In addition, it will improve the look under your sink because the disposal has a black finish with stainless steel accents.
The garbage disposal comes complete with SoundSeal and Multigrind technology.