We’ve got the scoop on the pros and cons of different types of kitchen sinks.
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An integral sink is manufactured along with the countertop. Stainless steel, concrete, and some solid surfaces can be custom ordered with integral sinks.
Pros: Like undermount sinks, integral sinks allow you to wipe spills directly into the sink. They also create a completely cohesive look.
Cons: Integral sinks are not available in all material types.