Sink FAQ

Answers to our Most Frequently Asked Sink Questions

 

HOW DO I CLEAN MY SINK?

We recommend that the sink only be cleaned with water and a soft cloth. Do not use chemicals or an abrasive material.

Copper is a living material and will darken, over time, as the sink interact with water and air. We suggest wiping the bowl of a copper sink after use, as so remove soap and residual water.

 

WHAT GAUGE IS MY COPPER SINK?

Copper sinks are 18 gauge.

 

WHAT GAUGE IS MY ALUMINUM SINK?

This will vary, slightly, depending on the type of sink. Please see the list below for specific products.

Aluminum Harbor Vessel Sink – 14 Gauge

Aluminum Baxter Sink – 14 Gauge

Aluminum Oval Sink – 14 Gauge

Aluminum Oval Skirted Sink – 12 Gauge

Aluminum Glasgow Sink – 12 Gauge

 

I PURCHASED A SKIRTED SINK – HOW DO I INSTALL IT?

Skirted sinks should be partially recessed into your counter. The rim of the sink sits flat on the counter. For additional assistance, we recommend taking the sink to your local hardware store.

 

I PURCHASED THE BAXTER KITCHEN SINK – WHAT IS THE MEASUREMENT OF THE FAUCET HOLE?

The faucet opening measures just under 1.5 inches.

 

I PURCHASED A HARBOR VESSEL SINK – DO I NEED A MOUNTING RING? IF SO, WHAT TYPE/SIZE?

This will depend on the customer’s personal preference. If you need specific advice for your installation, we recommend you consult your plumber or local hardware store.

 

WHAT IS USED TO CONNECT THE BOTTOM OF THE SINK WITH THE DRAIN?

Any drain of your preference will work, EXCEPT overflow drains – Monarch Abode sinks do NOT have an overflow.

Monarch Abode sinks are made of metal which is typically not as thick as a standard porcelain sink. To account for the difference in thickness, adjust the drain by removing or adding gaskets. You MUST use plumbers’ putty as a sealant so there is no leakage.

For additional installation instruction, we strongly encourage you to contact your plumber or local hardware store.

 

WHAT ARE THE CUT-OUT DIMENSIONS FOR MY SINK?

Your sink will come with a cut-out sheet that you can use. If you have misplaced your cut-out, you can simply trace the outside of the sink and subtract the flange and/or rim to generate your own cut out.

To view a rough estimate of the sink cut-out dimensions, we suggest you reference the inner dimensions of the sink you are considering. Each sink product page has the inner dimensions listed in the product descriptions.

 

WHICH DRAIN SHOULD I PURCHASE FOR MY SINK? DO YOU SELL DRAINS FOR THE SINK?

Monarch Abode manufactures handcrafted items; we do not sell drains or machine made parts.

Please note: Monarch Abode sinks do NOT have an overflow and cannot be used with overflow drains.

We recommend and strongly encourage you to visit your local hardware store for additional assistance.

 

Please see the table below for drain sizes

 

Sink SKU

Sink Name

Drain Size

17003

Monarch  Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Oval Drop In Bathroom Sink (17 inches)

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

17004

Monarch Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Oval Skirted Bathroom Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

17086

Monarch Pure Copper Hand Hammered Harbor Vessel Bathroom Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

17087

Monarch Pure Copper Hand Hammered Newbury Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

17090

Monarch Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Highball Bar Prep / Kitchen Sink (17 inches)

3.5 inch standard kitchen drain

17091

Monarch Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Atlas Dual Mount Bar Prep Sink (15 inches)

3.5 inch standard kitchen drain

17092

Monarch Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Baxter Bar Prep Sink (15 inches)

3.5 inch standard kitchen drain

17093

Monarch Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Glasgow Dual Mount Bar Prep Sink (12 inches)

3.5 inch standard kitchen drain

17094

Monarch Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Rotunda Dual Mount Sink (16 inches)

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

17095

Monarch Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Venetian Dual Mount Sink (21 inches)

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

17096

Monarch Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Essex Dual Mount Bar Prep Sink (12 inches)

3.5 inch standard kitchen drain

17098

Monarch Abode Pure Copper Hand Hammered Milan Single Bowl Kitchen Sink, 21 inches

3.5 inch standard kitchen drain

18001

Monarch Hand Hammered Satin Nickel Oval Drop-In Bathroom Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

18002

Monarch Hand Hammered Nickel Skirted Bathroom Vessel Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

18004

Monarch Hand Hammered Nickel Harbor Bathroom Vessel Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19003

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Classic White Oval Dual Mount Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19004

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Classic White Oval Skirted Bathroom Vessel Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19086

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Classic White Harbor Vessel Bathroom Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19103

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Black Powder Coated Oval Dual Mount Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19104

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Black Skirted Vessel Bathroom Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19186

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Matte Black Harbor Vessel Bathroom Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19192

Monarch Abode Matte Black Hand Hammered Baxter Bar Prep Sink (15 inches)

3.5 inch standard kitchen drain

19193

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Aluminum Matte Black Glasgow Dual Mount Bar Prep Sink (12 inches)

3.5 inch standard kitchen drain

19303

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Desert Clay Oval Dual Mount Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19304

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Desert Clay Skirted Vessel Bathroom Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19386

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Desert Clay Harbor Vessel Bathroom Sink

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19404

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Silver Skirted Vessel Bathroom Sink (17 inches)

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

19486

Monarch Abode Hand Hammered Silver Harbor Vessel Bathroom Sink (19 inches)

1.5 inch standard bathroom drain

 

HOW MUCH DOES SHIPPING COST?

Shipping costs will vary depending on the type and quantity of items in your order. To calculate your shipping costs, please add the items to your cart and proceed as though you were completing a check out. The system will review your items and address, and provide you with our discounted shipping rates. You can select the option to best fit your needs before proceeding with checkout.

We ship internationally!

 

 

 

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