Overmount kitchen sinks are more commonly known as a sit-on sink. Most people will have this style of kitchen sink fitted in their home around 78% of domestic kitchen sinks in the UK will be over mounted kitchen sinks.
This style of kitchen sink is one that sits-on top of the worktop, this is why they are more commonly known as a sit-on sink and will normally be fitted into the surface of laminate worktops. This style of kitchen sink is normally very reasonably priced and can come in many different materials like Granite, resin, stainless steel and ceramic. The most popular is the stainless steel kitchen sink which is designed to be hard wearing, practical and cost effective.
Over mounted kitchen sinks come in both single bowl and a bowl and a half design and generally have a draining board as part of the sink itself. This style of kitchen sink is most probably the most practical kind of kitchen sink out there and ideal for a family kitchen.