There are many manufacturers of stainless kitchen sinks that all create a great product. There are several reasons why consumers prefer stainless steel. One of the greatest advantages is that it doesn't chip or crack. You can drop a pot in a ceramic or porcelain sink, and it can chip a large piece of the finish off, which leaves you with a big black spot in the sink and ruins the entire look of it. It doesn't matter what you drop in a stainless sink, because these will retain their beauty even with repeated abuse as they can withstand very hard impacts that would damage other, more frail, materials.
Cleaning a steel kitchen sinks is a breeze. There are many expensive cleaners that have to be specially designed in order not to scratch sinks that are made of other materials. This is not the case with stainless steel. You can use abrasive cleansers or cleaning pads and they do not scratch the finish. Steel pads with cleansers on them will leave your sink shiny and sparkling and it will always retain its newly purchased appearance.
When purchasing a steel sink, keep in mind that you will probably never have a need to replace it again in your lifetime, so choose a style that you will like for years to come. Sinks may be purchased in many sizes and types. There are very deep stainless steel kitchen sinks, and there are also shallow ones of this type. There are one, two and three compartments available to suit your needs and each of the multiple compartments may be purchased in different sizes and depths. Many consumers will prefer either the dish washing, or rinsing side to be larger and deeper than the other side. These are versatile and may be found on the left or right side to suit the consumers preferences, as some people prefer to wash dishes on the left and rinse on the right or vice versa.
One great addition to look for in the purchase of your kitchen sink, is a protective, soundproof coating. Your unit won't chip or crack, but the protective layer will also protect your glasses and plates from breaking as easily if you do drop them in the sink. The sound deadening of this protective coating is also nice to have because stainless steel does amplify sound. Dropping a simple salad fork into a stainless sink will create a bit of a noise, so this coating is very useful.