Choosing The Best Material for a Laundry Sink

As technology has changed, so has the look and functionality of the laundry room within a home. Having a spacious, well set-out laundry with plenty of storage and bench space for folding is now a must in any new or renovated homes. The interior design of the laundry is also an important factor and now follows many of the trends and materials that used in the kitchen. Having a traditional steel laundry trough has been replaced with a combination of stylish sinks in different materials and finishes.

Choosing the right combination of materials is an important aspect of bringing your inspirational laundry room design to life. Abey Australia can assist in this process with our vast range of laundry sink materials.

Laundry Sink Materials

Stainless Steel

The most traditional laundry sink material is stainless steel. The significant benefit of Stainless Steel is its durability. It’s stain-resistant, they do not crack, chip or peel. Cleaning is also a breeze with most stains coming off with warm soapy water. If you use your sink often for soaking, stain removal and bleaching then a stainless option is the best choice.

Abey Australia has a large variety of laundry sinks on the market. Being able to be moulded easy during production, Abey has stainless steel sinks available in a variety of shapes from traditional round designs through the modern square shape. Abey’s laundry sinks also have the option of coming with a by-pass and overflow.

Schock Granite

The use of coloured sinks in the kitchen has been popular over the last few years. To ensure design continuity, coloured sinks are also now being installed in the laundry. The ability to bring colour into your laundry trough can be achieved with Abey’s Schock Granite Sinks. Schock invented the granite sink in 1979 in Germany, where they are still being manufactured. Schock sinks are available in their Cristalite sink material. Cristalite sinks have a more textured feel on the surface and are available in many modern colours. The choice of colours including Onyx (Black), Alpina (White), Concrete and Croma.

Schock laundry sinks are not only design savvy, they offer the benefit of being durable, hygienic and stain resistant.

Ceramic (Fireclay)

Chambord French Provincial laundry sinks are the perfect laundry product as they are easy to clean, insensitive to temperature and perfectly hygienic. Manufactured in Europe, the range consists of a variety of sizes as well as designs to compliment the farmhouse inspired look.

The Philippe II range is available in either a white or black glazed ceramic or granite white or black.


The warranty of your laundry sink should be a consideration in the purchase of your product. It is strongly recommended that your product choice is from a reputable company with a strong emphasis on after sales and service. Abey has a dedicated after sales team and stake the reputation of the business on the quality products that it Abey sink warranty vary depending on the material of choice. For up to date information on our warranty please visit

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