What Is the Difference between an Apron Sink and a Traditional Sink?

The difference between an apron sink and a traditional kitchen sink is how the sink sets on top of the kitchen cabinet base. A traditional sink will be dropped into a cut out area of the kitchen counter top, or will be recessed under this counter top. An apron or farm sink is part of the facing for your countertop and sink base. It will slide in and over your counter top, with the front of the sink being left exposed once it is installed.

You Can Find an Apron Sink with Double Basin Options

A traditional apron sink only has one large open area and is not normally split into two sections. However, due to the popularity of having two different compartments in a kitchen sink, you will find variations which allow you to have a double basin sink, like the different styles we offer here at Premier Copper Products. You can choose from different double basin sizes, such as 60/40, 50/50, 40/60, 75/25 and 25/75. The left side of the number is the basin on the left, represented in a percentage size of the total sink. The number on the right side is the percentage size of the second basin.

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