Why choose a stainless steel sink?
When it comes to choosing a kitchen sink, there are many factors to consider. The wide range of materials, styles and colors to choose from make it almost an impossible task. However, stainless steel is still one of the most popular materials on the market due to it is durability, timelessness and versatility.
Durable for years to come
Prochef kitchen sinks are made of 304 stainless steel with a brushed finish which allows your sink to perfectly match your appliances. Well known for its resistance to corrosion and its ease of maintenance, this steel resists perfectly well to common household products, making it an ideal material for the kitchen. Be careful however, stainless steel does not mean 100% resistant to everything! Indeed, chlorides or salt can oxidize the steel but if you take good care of your sink, oxidation will never be an issue.
Read our article Kitchen sink maintenance for added longevity to learn more.
Prochef sinks are made of 18 gauge stainless steel, so they are high-quality and very durable sinks. The gauge of stainless steel refers to its thickness: the lower the gauge, the thicker the steel and therefore the stronger the sink. A high quality stainless steel sink will be made of 18 gauge steel, rather than the 20 gauge steel found in more economical sinks.
Versatile and elegant
Stainless steel sinks are quite neutral and work well with a variety of styles and decors. Whether you are renovating an existing kitchen or creating a brand new decor, stainless steel is timeless and versatile. At Prochef, we even offer two colors of stainless steel to better match your taste and style. Indeed, some of the sinks in the ProInox H75 collection are also available in a black metallic finish. . A great way to add a touch of color to your white kitchen or to create a monochromatic palette in a dark kitchen. Check out our article 3 Reasons to Choose a Black Sink to learn more!
Sinks made in Quebec
At Prochef, many of our products are made right here at our Quebec City plant. We are proud that our products are in your homes because we take the quality of manufacturing of our sinks and accessories to heart.