Selecting Your Perfect Sink

As the kitchen sink is seen as the heart of the kitchen, it’s the perfect starting point for creating your dream kitchen.

Let your imagination run free with a range of fabulous options to help you maximise space and accentuate the look of the entire room. 

There are however certain functional considerations to take into account and the following information will help to ensure that your ideal sink is the perfect fit for your ideal kitchen.

1. Choose Your Material

Stainless Steel

Franke stainless steel sinks are made from premium quality chrome nickel steel, which looks stunningly beautiful, is highly resistant to staining, rust and corrosion - plus it won’t chip, craze, flake or break. It’s the most popular material – and for good reason: Stainless steel has a timeless quality that sits beautifully in a traditional or contemporary style kitchen, offering stunning good looks and a durability that helps keep it looking at its best for years.

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Fragranite is an exceptionally tough material which is highly resistant to burns, dents chips and stains. It has been pioneered by Franke and contains 80% granite to form a unique material with a subtle sheen that is warm to the touch. Fragranite is available in polar white and onyx colours.

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2. Choose Your Installation


Undermount sinks are installed underneath the worksurface and therefore require a solid surface worktop such as granite or wood, they are not compatible with laminate worksurfaces.


Flushmount sinks feature a single thickness edge allowing a slimfit to the benchtop which can also be recessed resulting in a flush fit with the surface


Topmount sinks are installed from above into a pre-prepared hole in your worktop. It gives you the widest range of sink shapes, sizes and styles to choose from.

3. Choose Your Configuration

The type sink bowl depends on how you intend to use your sink.

If you like room to clean large items like grill pans, a larger single bowl may be best for you, or for a multi-functional purpose, you may prefer the versatility of two separate working bowls. For multi-bowl undermount sinks, it is important to decide which side you require the smaller bowl.

4. Choose Your Accessory

Turn Your Sink Into a Cooking Centre

Whether it be a chopping board, rollamat, strainer bowl or extension tray, Franke has the perfect accessory to turn your sink into the ultmate multifunctional food preparation centre.