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Sinks: Material,Styles and Mounting

Shopping For A New Moen Kitchen Sink

This guide will walk you through what to consider when picking the perfect Moen kitchen sink for your home. Moen sinks deliver a variety of styles to help personalize your kitchen while still providing functionality.

What Material Are Moen Kitchen Sinks Made Of?
Stainless Steel

Offered in a variety of configurations in different gauges of steel.



Offered in a variety of configurations in white, gray, black or mocha.


How Do Moen Kitchen Sinks Mount?
There are three different mounting options for Moen kitchen sinks.
Undermount Kitchen Sinks

Installation Videos


Undermount Sinks are mounted to the underside of the countertop. This creates a “rimless” look and a straight seamless surface between the kitchen sink and the counter giving the impression of more space. This also creates a sleeker more modern appearance.

Drop-In Kitchen Sinks

Installation Videos

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Drop-in kitchen sinks are also known as an overmount or self-rimming kitchen sinks. They are created to be placed inside a pre-cut hole in the countertop. It is designed for an easy installation. A drop-in kitchen sink has a visible lip over the edge of the countertop.

Farmhouse (Apron) Kitchen Sinks



Farmhouse (Apron) kitchen sinks have a distinct look because of their exposed front-facing side. They are large kitchen sinks that fit into the counter top with the front edge of the kitchen sink being exposed. They can be installed as either an undermount or drop-in or have their edges flush with the countertop.

What Is Meant By The Term 'Gauge Of Stainless Steel'?

Moen's stainless steel kitchen sinks come in a variety of gauges. The gauge number is an indication of the stainless steel's thickness, the lower the gauge number the thicker the kitchen sink. The thicker the steel, the less susceptible it is to denting, bowing and noise transmission from pots and pans hitting the metal surface. Kitchen sinks in the series will tell you what gauge of stainless steel those kitchen sinks will be.

1600 Series

Gauge Of Stainless Steel-16

Undermount Options-Yes

Drop-In Options-No

Bowl Depth-10"


Warranty-Lifetime Limited

1800 Series

Gauge Of Stainless Steel-18

Undermount Options-Yes

Drop-In Options-Yes

Bowl Depth-Up to 10"


Warranty-Lifetime Limited

2000 Series

Gauge Of Stainless Steel-20

Undermount Options-Yes

Drop-In Options-Yes

Bowl Depth-Up to 8"


Warranty-Lifetime Limited

2200 Series

Gauge Of Stainless Steel-22

Undermount Options-No

Drop-In Options-Yes

Bowl Depth-Up to 8"


Warranty-Lifetime Limited

What Size Kitchen Sinks Does Moen Make?

Moen makes a number of different size kitchen sinks from small bar prep sinks to large double bowl kitchen sinks and many options in between. Standard kitchen sink sizes are 25" X 22"  for a single bowl kitchen sink and 33" X 22" for a double bowl kitchen sink. The size of a kitchen sink measures the width (full dimension from left to right) and length (full dimension from front to back). When choosing your new kitchen sink, consider the length, width, depth and shape of the existing hole.

Example: This sink would be 33" X 22"

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What Are The Different Kitchen Sink Bowl Options?

Single Bowl

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One single bowl that can be a square or a rectangle.

Double Equal Bowl

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Both bowls are the same size.

Double Offset Bowl

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There are two bowls, but one is larger to accommodate bigger pans and dishes.

Low Middle Divide Double Offset Bowl

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There are two bowls, but one is larger to accommodate bigger pans and dishes. The divide between bowls is at a lower profile than most double bowl kitchen sinks.

Why Is Drain Configuration Important?

Moen offers kitchen sinks with different drain configurations to meet many needs; whether it is the addition of a garbage disposal, plumbing considerations or simply personal preference.

Rear (Center)
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Rear (Left)
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Rear (Right)
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Do Moen Kitchen Sink Bowls Come In Different Shapes?


Rectangular-shaped bowls with rounded corners (radius). Available in single bowl, double-equal bowl and double-offset bowl kitchen sinks.


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One side of the kitchen sink (typically the side facing the kitchen) is flattened and the opposite side (where the faucet sits) is rounded. Available in single bowl, double-equal bowl and double-offset bowl kitchen sinks.

Zero Radius

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All four corners are square with no curved edges, similar to a box. Available in single bowl, double-equal bowl and double-offset bowl kitchen sinks.

What Is A Kitchen Sink Faucet Hole Configuration?

Moen's kitchen sinks are available with different faucet hole configurations.

One Hole


Two Holes


Three Holes


Four Holes


Do Moen Kitchen Sinks Have Noise Reduction?
Stainless Steel Kitchen Sinks

Moen stainless steel kitchen sinks have Soundshield which provides exceptional noise reduction and quiet dependability.

  • Offers condensation protection.
  • Surface coverage application verses pad type application.
  • Reduced vibration. 
Granite Kitchen Sinks

The durable granite material has a naturally sound deadening effect for a quiet experience.


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