Not just for the laundry room: we love the no-nonsense, industrial aesthetic of a utility sink.
Our picks range from over $2,000 to under $400. For inspired uses of utility sinks outside the laundry room, see our earlier post: Utility Sinks as Bath Sinks.
Above: Kohler's Gilford Apron-Front Wall-Mount Sink made of vitreous china; $1,302.71 at eFaucets.
Above: American Standard's Country Kitchen Sink is equally at home in a utility room. Made of durable vitreous china; $783.99 at Vintage Tub and Bath.
Above: Kohler's Large Harborview Utility Sink with four holes for dual faucet locations is crafted of enameled cast-iron is $2,253.78 at Vintage Tub and Bath. This utility sink is available with an appealing wood grate cover for more functionality.
Above: The Clarion Farmhouse Drainboard Sink evokes images of scullery pantries. Eighteen-inch drain boards flank each side of the porcelain over Cast Iron sink. The version with legs is $1,703.99 at Vintage Tub and Bath (the same sink in a Wall-Mounted Version is $1,502.99).
Above: The classic three-foot-long enameled cast-iron Kohler Brockway Wash Utility Sink with drillings for two faucets (also available in four- and five-foot lengths); $955.51 at Every Faucet.
Above: The brushed stainless wall-mount Noah Commercial Utility Sink by Whitehaus comes with an offset drain and an undercoat covering sound-deadening pads; $1,099 at eFaucets.
Above: For an industrial retro look, consider the American Standard Enameled Cast-Iron Wall-Hung Sink; $434.87 at eFaucets.
Above: The functional Whitehaus Freestanding Laundry Sink with adjustable legs is $1,185 at Home Click. For a smaller (and less costly) version, consider Griffin's Single Compartment Scullery Sink in stainless; $596.66 at Plumber's Surplus.
Above: For an instant utility room set up, consider Ikea's Varde Sink Cabinet with double-bowl sinks, stainless counter and cabinets (faucet sold separately); $312.98 at Ikea.
N.B. This post is an update, the original post date was February 17, 2010.