Kitchen sinks are a necessity in every kitchen, and they come with a wide variety of features. One feature you may not be aware of is the double basin system.
A traditional sink has an overflow to handle water that goes over the rim, but some sinks have two basins so that there is no need for an overflow. The double basin system has a center divider marginally lower than its overall rim. When the water reaches the height of one basin, excess water will be displaced on the other one!
What is a double basin system sink?
A double basin system is a sink that has two basins, and when the water reaches one of them it will spill over into the other. They are often installed as an upgrade to older sinks or in kitchens with limited counter space on either side of the sink because they have a center divider which provides more room for prep work.
A traditional kitchen sink usually does not have an overflow but some newer ones do – these are called “double-bowl” sinks!
When installing this type of kitchen sink, you should make sure there is enough clearance around all sides so that water doesn’t get backed up onto your flooring.
How does the double basin system work?
The double basin system is a special type of kitchen sink that has two basins for water. It has a center divider marginally lower than its overall rim. When the water reaches one of them, it will spill over into the other. The center divider between both basins provides more room for prep work on either side without doubling your counter space!
Benefits of the double basin system
If your kitchen sink has been over flowing, it’s important that you take care of the issue as soon as possible! Overflows can cause major damage and can be an inconvenience when people are trying to use their sinks for cooking or doing dishes.
You’ll need professional help from a plumber if there is no other way to stop them from overflowing and they’re not just due to clogging (although clogs will require plumbing work too).
The most common causes of overflows in kitchens include leaks at joints where pipes come together like elbows or connections with shut off valves on supply lines; failure of rubber seals around all drain openings including floor drains.
What size of double basin sink should I get?
You should measure your available space and make sure to install a sink that is at least as wide. You will want to consider the depth of the basin, whether you need a single or double bowl, and how many holes.
An easy way to gauge if your new set up is going to work is by measuring from one side of the center divider all the way across to where it meets with its counterpart on the other side. This measurement should be at least as long as your island prep space!
If you’re unsure, it’s best to consult an expert or do some more research before buying one!
The cost and process of double basin system installation
You can install this type of sink so it’s not against any walls to avoid back-up onto your flooring or you can do what is called “trenchless installation” which means installing plumbing below ground level without digging trenches for new pipes and wires!
A double basin system is a great way to save water and money on your monthly bill. The cost of a double basin system installation is $400-$700, which may be more than what you were expecting.
The process of installing a double basin system is costly. Furthermore, if you have an issue with your plumbing that requires work to be done, it can become more expensive.
Once the plumbing has been installed, you will need to connect all the pipes and install faucets in order for it to work properly. This can be done by hiring someone or using your own skills if you are handy enough!
One day may be all that it takes for an experienced plumber to install this system if they have done similar work before while two to three days would likely apply when installing more complicated systems or doing multiple projects at once (kitchen remodel).