One of the most popular and commonly preferred basins is ceramic. Ceramics are made of a mixture of metal, clay and glass, making it one of those materials with high resistance to moisture or low moisture absorbency. There are several advantages one can get out of choosing ceramics for their sink. Three of these advantages include the following:
- Easy Maintenance. Ceramic sinks give off smooth finish with low absorbency for moisture. Its smooth finish makes the sink easy to clean and maintain which can be used with basic all-purpose cleaning. It does not require specialized cleaning materials nor will you need toxic cleaners to scrub the surface for cleaning. All you need is a clean, damp cloth and mild dish detergent and you are good to go. Ceramics are also stain resistant which guarantee lengthened use in your bathroom.
- Affordable and Accessible. A typical ceramic basin would cost around $100 to $800 depending on style, size and other considerations. Apart from being affordable, one advantage of choosing ceramic basins is that they can easily be found on hardware and other home furnishings store. Whenever there are sink and bathroom fixture sold, you can be sure that a ceramic basin would be available.
- Clean finish. Because of its clean surface finish, ceramic basins look more presentable. This could provide added value to your property should you want to resell it. It also does not require heavy maintenance and cleaning due to its inherent quality of low moisture absorption. Ceramic basins are suitable for frequently used bathroom since cleaning would not be an issue.
- Earth-friendly. Ceramics may not exactly be recyclable but they are definitely downcyclable. When ceramic sinks are no longer needed, they are ground up into powder to create another form of ceramic. This way, you reduce the need to produce another set of ceramics which require a lot of energy with most of its ingredients are mined from the earth.
If you want to know more about ceramics sinks, the cost of its installation and other information, contact your local provider or consult a sink fitter near you.