If you’re looking for ways to improve your home, one of the most successful ways that other local homeowners have done so is by completing a well-planned Portola Valley sink installation project. Since our team is one of the best resources around for Portola Valley sink installation, we’re happy to share our professional knowledge with these 5 ways you can ensure your sink installation project is a success.

Start with the function you need
When it comes to choosing a sink, the most important place to start is with how the sink will be used and what you need to accomplish with it.

Sinks come in different styles and types, largely based on the work that the sink needs to perform. For example, rugged utility sinks are often found in laundry rooms, garages, our outdoors, and need to be durable to handle large objects or a large volume of items that need to be rinsed or washed.

On the other end of the spectrum are bathroom sinks, which tend to be more ornamental and delicate, putting an emphasis on esthetics for anyone using the bathroom. Additionally there are of course kitchen sinks that need to be both functional and visually appealing, and small wall-mounted sinks are also becoming popular for maximizing space.

Consider the location of the sink
The location where the sink will be installed is another important consideration while planning your sink installation project.

Not all sinks will necessarily fit your home and the room you need the sink in. For example, a small bathroom may really benefit from a small wall-mounted sink that’s just needed for quickly washing hands, whereas a master bathroom with multiple sinks may require a sink design that best matches the esthetics of the room overall.

Create a list of example sink installations that you like and study your options
Once you have an idea of where the sink will be installed and how it will be used, check out examples of other successful sink installation projects to get a sense of what you think fits best.

The internet is a great place to start, with many popular visually-based social media platforms like Pinterest and Instagram and countless home improvement websites where you can review a large number of examples of successful sink installations. Not all will fit your needs, so start broad and then refine your list based on which options match your requirements most closely.

After compiling an example of sink installations that you like, compare your list with the sink products in the market to gain an understanding of what best fits your budget and other realistic constraints. Visiting showrooms in person is always best, but if that isn’t possible, you can also do some browsing online.

Get a free quote of the costs
Before you commit to having any work start, be sure to request a free quote of the costs ahead of time. A good home improvement plumbing team like ours at Performance Plumbing will always be happy to provide you with a free quote up front before any agreements are made.

Give us a call or send us a quick email and our friendly plumbing experts will be happy to help you get your sink installation project started.