The concept for farmhouse bathroom sink can be traced back to the late 17th century, an era in which there was no running water. Initially, a farmhouse sink was popularly used in the kitchen. The invention of farmhouse sinks was inspired by the need to reduce frequent trips to the river or well; the traditional sinks were designed to be deeper than their modern counterparts to hold plenty of water. Farmhouse sinks are designed to have an apron front forward alignment which allows them to be used with ease without one having to lean forward.
Modern farmhouse sinks have drainage systems making it possible for them to be installed in the midst of cabinets or counter. Presently, farmhouse sinks have transcended their kitchen use whereby they are gaining popularity as bathroom sinks too. A farmhouse bathroom sink transforms a bathroom by giving it a stylish look and a vintage attribute. Besides their aesthetic appeal, farmhouse bathroom sinks’ usefulness in the bathroom include providing a place to brush teeth, wash ones face among others. Unlike most common sinks, farmhouse bathroom sinks are made of durable materials such as cooper, fireclay and cast iron.