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Sinks are used in kitchens, bathrooms, utility rooms and wet bars under faucets to help drain excess water. Most sinks are made of stainless steel, porcelain or ceramic, but can be made of concrete, glass, galvanized steel or stone. Sinks can be mounted under the counter so only the basin shows, or over the counter.
Anything in the house that deals with water merits a careful look. With your sinks, the inspector will look to make sure the edge of the sink is sealed properly so it doesn't leak, as well as that the plumbing is installed correctly. He'll also make sure that the sink isn't cracked. Any of these problems could lead to water getting behind the cabinets and causing mold and mildew to form.