Question: I wanted to make sure that the copper sinks have a life time finish on them. Are they going to turn green in color over time?
Answer: Our sinks have a “Living finish”. This means that our copper is not treated, laqured or sealed in any way. Copper Sinks Direct hand fires the copper to it’s rich dark patina (color). This is known as pre-aging the copper. Over time, copper naturally darkens via oxidation, the use of water and then the air drying of the sink.
Acidic foods like tomato products and lemons and other citrus can cause the patina to lighten. Not to worry, the sink will darken back down with use.
To lessen the effects of changing patina, use CopperSinkCare products as they are natural, products that are safe for food use.
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