Kitchen Sink Central

Nickel-containing stainless steel kitchen sinks are valued around the world for their ability to withstand intense, everyday use

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Nickel-containing stainless steel sinks

If asked to name the most important part of one’s home, most people would say the kitchen. After all, we all need to eat to survive, and the kitchen is where we store our food, wash it, and prepare it for consumption.

And at the centre of every kitchen is the sink, perhaps the single most intensively used of all household appliances. Today most domestic and industrial sinks are made from nickel-containing stainless steel and exhibit long-lasting beauty and decades of service.

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