Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 32
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by SaltyDog Gorgeous but High Maintenance
We installed this last weekend and have had it for one week.
The Good - It looks fabulous! We did a drop-in installation and the flush look is very contemporary. The drain stoppers look incredible and they work perfectly! They have a really neat mechanism with a retractable ball bearing, like the drive on a socket wrench, that holds them in place. When the stoppers are open, they stay open and water does not pool, it goes down the drain as it should.
The Not So Good - Download the owner's manual before you purchase it. The use and care instructions caution against leaving anything, even water in the sink. I have mixed feelings about a kitchen sink that needs to be dried with a soft cloth after every use, and if you have hard water, it will definitely leave marks in this sink if you don't dry it. The brushed stainless steel surface is also very prone to scratching. Simple placing a small sauce pan into it was sufficient to scratch it, so the finish is not particularly durable. Another reviewer reported rust; the use and care instructions caution against using steel wool and say that steel wool will leave fragments in the sink that will rust and make it appear that the sink is rusting.
Installation Notes - If you're replacing an existing drop-in sink, your rough-out will probably need to be enlarged. The rails for the retaining clips are 1/2" from the edges, so the opening needs to be a full 21" x 32". Also note that the included retaining clips will accommodate counters up to 3/4" thick, which is not very deep. If you size the cut out properly, you probably won't need them once the sink is caulked in, but it would have been nice if they had included longer retaining screws with the clips.
Overall we're really happy with the way it looks, but disappointed that it requires so much care.
June 3, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by GB13 Unique design!
I wasn't sure what type of countertops to install with undermount or top mount. I saw this one which is dual mountable, that was plus number one. Plus number two the sleek design with deep bowls. Plus three the perfect drain system. Plus number four the perfect drain flange accepts most garbage disposals without seeing the top flange with the disposals manufacturers name on it! For best results have a qualified plumber install this or if you're a seasoned DIYer.
July 1, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jack My plumber sugested this brand
I am very happy with this sink it is an excellent product.
June 23, 2016
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by CBG Looks good but does not hold up
We purchased this sink 8 months ago and shocked it's now rusting on 2 sides. The sink looks good but does not hold up! Waiting to see how Elkay will handle this...
June 20, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Chester Great looking sink :)
I like every thing about this sink. I replaced my iron/porcelain sink with this. So when this sink is wet, it holds a lot of water and when it dries, it will leave water spots. It's best to wipe it down a bit before it dries. Also if your adding a garbage disposal, make sure you use an InSinkErator style like a Badger. These use the quick lock mount. This mount uses a metal o-ring which holds the flange in place. But this Elkay sink utilizes the perfect drain style. Basically it no longer requires the use of the flange. The Elkay has a build in grove on the bottom of the perfect drain which the o-ring clamps to. So from the top view of the drain, there is no flange needed as its built in. Funny how the sales guys at the store had no idea about this and it took me a while to realize this myself :-)
April 9, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by AJ exceptional look for price!
Lets just say I bought and returned a few sinks due to scratches or not finding the elegant stainless look to match my appliances. After discovering this sink from Home Depot, I was happy as a clam and my headaches were over.
This brushed stainless is beautiful and is a great price, once you do your research, you will agree!
It literally looks seamless with the countertop almost looks undermount from a distance.
This is my first review and I know a lot depends on your situation and counters but...
You won't be disappointed!!
March 8, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Jjdk Benefits of both a single and double bowl
Love the large bowl that fits any of our pans in it. Also love the 2nd bowl for cleaning, washing and also balancing a cutting board over it. With limited counter space, I found we often balance a cutting board over the sink. This sink gives the benefits of a single and double bowl sink together.
February 11, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by MrBill250 Nice Sink, some improvements would make it stellar
My only small complaint is the edge when top mounted. Otherwise it is 90% perfect with it's low edge profile. It has a square edge that is a bit sharp and catches the towel and crumbs. If a radius / half bull nose was ground on the edges it would make it easier to push stuff past the edge into the sink instead of trapping it at the edge.
Install was typical, but it can be improved. The screws used to clamp it to the counter (top mount) are flat head. It would greatly help if they had either a Torx, Allen, or even a bolt head.
With these heads, one could list the fastener up into place on the edge of a driver. Needed on the sides where space is extra tight. Also, one could use a variety of extensions and swivels if needed and easily maintain a positive engagement with a fastener, These heads can be combined with a slot as HP/Compaq have done on their PC's. Seems like an easy improvement to make.
The bottom drain mount is slick, very easy to mount the drain and disposer. Everything needed right to the drain pipe came with the sink. The drain pipe is just 4", I had to use a longer one.
It would be nice if the saddle (between the sinks) was lower so an overfilling sink could could spill into the other sink instead of onto the counter.
The finish and workmanship are top notch. Follow the cleaning instructions and it should stay looking great.
November 9, 2012