Sinkology specializes in the manufacturing of quality copper sinks, fireclay sinks, copper bathtubs and other bathroom accessories. Sinology copper sinks give a stunning look into your kitchen. On the other hand, they are viewed as a high maintenance thus intimidating to most people. This is actually a myth. Despite being a unique metal, a Copper sink can easily be cleaned just like any other kind of sink.
Why is copper sink unique?
Copper sink has a living finish that creates dimension to space. The colour of copper sink changes over time. Change of colour should not be much of a bother as this is its nature. This does not only occur on sinks but on other range of products made of copper as well. The shift of tone and colour on copper is referred to as the patina process. This is a natural way of protecting itself from harsh conditions. Change of colour on your copper sink should not be a course of worry as its patina process taking place.
Sinkology manufactures their products with pure copper that is guaranteed to last a lifetime. They have a team of best-trained artisans and coppersmiths who give a personal touch and finish on the products. The products also go through a quality test to ensure smooth functionality.
The following tips and steps should make cleaning and maintenance of your copper sink easier
- To protect the finish of your copper sink and reduce spotting, it’s advisable to apply sinkology’s copper Armor. This is a coating that is meant to provide protection to your sink as well as keep the living finish as consistent as possible.
- A regular cleaning of your copper sink with mild soap and warm water is necessary. A soft sponge is all you need for this exercise.
- Keep the sink dry at all times to avoid water spots. The sinks are designed with sidekick sponge assistant. This is meant to keep the sponges and dish washes away from the copper surface.
- Ensure your sink is thoroughly rinsed after every use. Dirty dishes should not be left in the sink as some foods are corrosive and they tend to destroy the patina. Acidic foods should also be kept away from the copper sink. You may consider a sink grid to help keep off food particles from getting into direct contact with the sink. This also comes in handy especially if you have small kids who love turning your sink into a basketball pitch. It will protect the bottom of the sink from scratches and dents.
The above tips should resolve most of the problems that you encounter. However, some extra care would be required if small bright spots emerge on the service caused by pieces of lime. Clean it up with water and mild soap. A stiff bristle can be used to remove the dark patina on the edges of the spot. Green spots and brown films may appear due to prolonged exposure of the sink to moisture or soap. Scratch them off with a fingernail or wipe off with a piece of cloth. This can be avoided by ensuring these areas are kept dry.