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Largest Single Undermount Stainless Sinks (Reviews / Ratings / Prices)

Todd Rourke  |  September 20, 2017  |  4 Min. Read

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Sinks have changed over the last 10-15 years. Back then, you would walk into the store and automatically choose a double sink. Now, there are more style options and brands to consider. In this article, you will learn how to buy a sink and why single bowl sinks have become more popular. Then we will look at your best options. 

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How Do You Buy a Sink?

Sinks and appliances, in general, follow cabinet specifications. The most common cabinet is 25 inches. You see it all the time with single D-shaped sinks. Other common cabinet sizes are 30, 33, and 38 inches. 

Why single bowl sinks?

Double bowl sinks used to be hugely popular. To this day, many people including my parents have a double bowl sink in their kitchen. The whole idea of a double bowl sink is to separate places for washing and drying dishes. Another use was the smaller side sinks were designed to scrap the leftovers off your dishes before washing them in the larger bowl.

 
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However, it is impractical with larger dishes because of the divider between the two bowls. About 10 years ago, Franke, a well-known company specializing in sinks and faucets, removed the divider. Since then single bowl sinks have become increasingly popular. One of the more common trends we have seen in some of our recent projects is placing a larger sink in your kitchen island. Some people even have multiple kitchen sinks.

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Most stainless-steel sinks range from 20 gauges to 16 gauges stainless steel. The lower number is better as it dictates a thicker, more insulated sink. Sinks vary from hollow to sound deadening.

You are probably aware of quietness in dishwashers and maybe hoods, but you can also buy a quiet sink as well. What we mean by a "quiet sink" is that you will not hear the water running. 

Some builders and cabinet shops will offer you free sinks with the purchase of their cabinets. Just be careful. You do not want a high gauge, hollow sink.

Now that we have covered the basics of sinks, let's take a look at some of the quality large sinks made by Madeli, Rohl, Franke, and our own private label Yale brand.

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Largest Single Undermount Sinks

Madeli

Madeli, a Flordia-based sink company, perfects their Italian influenced sink design. Their design concepts are backed by designers with over 50 years design experience. Their motto is "Functional Elegance." You are not sacrificing style for a sink that will suit your needs.

MQ-451916-KIT - $1337.63

Dimensions: 45x19x10

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  • Easy-to-clean 10 millimeter radius corners
  • 3-in-1 Stainless Steel Basket Strainer (2) included
  • Bottom Grids (2) included
  • T-304, 16 Gauge, Stainless Steel
  • 18/10 Chrome/Nickel
  • Offset drain holes
  • Padded, Undercoated and Sound Proofed

MQ-3816-KIT -$999.99

Dimensions: 38x16x10

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  • Under mount single bowl sink
  • Easy-to-clean 10 millimeter radius corners
  • 3-in-1 Stainless Steel Basket Strainer included
  • Bottom Grid included
  • T-304, 16 Gauge, Stainless Steel
  • 18/10 Chrome/Nickel
  • Offset drain holes
  • Padded, Undercoated and Sound Proofed

Rohl

Rohl is a family-owned company founded is 1983 by Ken Rohl. He has since enrolled the help of his sons to run this company. Their sales office is located in San Francisco. They use manufacturers from around the globe to design their products which include faucets, sinks, dispensers, and air switches.

RSS3618 - $1127.99

Dimensions: 36x18x10

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  • Fully insulated using "quiet coat" sound-deadening technology
  • Commercial grade, 16 gauge 18/10 type 304 Stainless Steel
  • Zero-edge side walls with "TangentEdge," easy to clean bottom edge radius
  • ROHL brand logo
  • Standard 3 1/2" diameter drain opening
  • Brackets included
  • Stainless Copper features the look of Copper with the durability of Stainless
  • Brushed Stainless offers a brilliant shine

Franke

Franke was founded in 1911 in Rorschach, Switzerland by Hermann Franke. They were initially a sheet metal company. In the 1930s, they started producing sinks. Now they are one of the largest suppliers of Kitchen Plumbing products. They produce sinks, faucets, water systems, coffee systems, and food service systems. They were also the first to market a large single bowl sink.

MHX710-36 - $2623.99

Dimensions: 36x21x9.25

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  • Apron front
  • 16 gauge stainless
  • Rounded corners
  • Centered drain hole

PSX110339 - $1694.99

Dimensions: 34x19 5/8x 9.25

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  • 16 gauge stainless
  • Install clips included
  • Template included
  • Standard 3 ½" drain opening

Yale

We have our own sinks here at Yale for you to have an unbranded, quality product at a lower price.

YS3121-9 - $599.99

Dimensions: 31x21x9

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  • Certified 304 Grade 16 Gauge Stainless Steel
  • Rounded Bowl
  • Unique sound-deadening system with sound pads and special coating
  • Enduring finish that compliments any décor
  • Limited lifetime warranty

YS3219R-10 - $699.99

Dimensions: 32x19x10

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  • Certified 304 Grade 15 gauge stainless steel.
  • Handmade undermount design.
  • Single compartment.
  • Rectangular bowl with rounded inside corners.
  • Unique sound-deadening system with sound pads and a special coating.
  • Lustrous and enduring finish which compliments any decor
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Final Thoughts

You have plenty of choices at every possible size for single undermount sinks. Now, answer these two questions: How large do you want your sink to be and, secondly, what is your budget? Our best advice would be to consider Madeli's if you want a sink with the most sound deadening but for a better price with decent sound deadening, consider the Yale brand.

Additional Resources

Get the Yale Kitchen Plumbing Buying Guide with the complete breakdown of different sinks, faucets, and accessories available. It is a great way to start your kitchen remodel project. Over 240,000 people have read a Yale Guide.

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WHY SHOULD YOU TRUST US?

A few review sites have placed this at the bottom of their articles. So here is our take: Our mission is to find reliable products for you to buy. Other review sites may say this as well.

However, we don’t love every product. Quite frankly, it costs us way too much money in repair costs to support less reliable brands.

In fact, we sell fewer brands than most appliance stores. Here is why:

We feel it is our responsibility to repair your appliances after you buy them.

We now have 30 service technicians, each averaging 8-10 calls a day Monday through Friday, plus another 110 on Saturday. That's over 30,000 service calls logged in one year.

The labor rates of fixing an appliance do not come close to the true cost in any product’s warranty period.

That is why no major retailer has a service department. It costs too much labor, money and time.

Our Blog is a bit different than most others you will read. We cannot write glowing reviews of unreliable products.

Hopefully, the bloggers and organizations who write such glowing product reviews for every brand consider servicing these products first. Only then they will understand the consequences of their marketing.

Todd Rourke

Todd Rourke is a Sales Consultant for Yale Appliance + Lighting. He has worked in sales for over 17 years. He loves putting dream kitchens together for his customers. In his free time, Todd is a musician and an avid bass fisherman and prefers the Lakes Region in NH. Mainly, he is a Dadda to his 2 beautiful daughters and a housekeeper to his beautiful wife. They take up most of his free time nowadays, but he wouldn’t have it any other way. HelloFresh and Blue Apron have saved his nights! Todd loves the outdoors and anything lighthearted and silly.

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