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What do you get when you pay top dollar for a sink or a faucet? Less money to spend on the rest of your kitchen. Our tests found that despite the hype, sink and faucet prices have little to do with performance. If you're looking for information about sinks, Consumer Reports is your best resource. Use our sink buying guide to learn about the sink features that are most important to consider. We also provide recommendations on the best types of sinks including stainless steel, cast iron and solid surface.