The Plumber: Growing admiration for farmhouse kitchen sinks

Ed Del Grande
Tribune News Service

Dear Ed: I'm replacing my kitchen counters, base cabinets and sink. I've started to admire the farmhouse style of kitchen sinks. But, I'm not just looking for a pretty fixture. Are there practical advantages to installing farmhouse kitchen sinks?

— Mary, California

Dear Mary: Farmhouse or apron-front kitchen sinks are well known for their rustic beauty. But contemporary apron-front kitchen sinks made out of stainless steel have become popular as well. So there seems to be no design limits placed on where farmhouse-style kitchen sinks can be installed.

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