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Marthas Vineyard... Renovated Home

by Steve Sheinkopf

Following is the last of the Vineyard pics from last week. For newcomers, I spent the weekend at a friend/business associates house. He is in the granite business, and we trade granite for appliances. With the tremendous amount of granite at Yale, it buys a ton of appliances...as I discovered.

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Topics: Wolf, Bosch, Dishwashers, Washers, Sub-Zero, Refrigerators, Integrated Refrigerators, Sinks, Perrin + Rowe

The Kitchen Sink

by Steve Sheinkopf

Haven't bloggedabout sinks in a bit. About 15 years ago, the major trend in sinks was under mounting or placing the sink under the counter without a seam. Although sinks still follow cabinet sizes(25,33,38), the new trend is larger single bowls to accommodate the large dishes.

When buying a sink, check the gauge or amount of nickel in the product. This is usually demarcated by a number, 18 is decent and 16 is the best. Finish and undercoating are also important as well as the depth. Franke, Perrin & Rowe, Shaw and KWC are decent brands available at Yale, but so is Blanco and Elkay, which are not.

Have a look at a few:

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Topics: Sinks, Shaw, Franke, Blanco, Perrin + Rowe, Elk Lighting, KWC

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