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A sink is a plumbing object in The Sims series. They are typically used to wash hands—which provides a slight hygiene boost—as well as dishes in the absence of a working dishwasher. Sims that cannot reach a working sink or dishwasher will throw the plate[TS2] or the meal[TS4] into the garbage.

Certain games and expansion packs include additional interactions, such as taking sponge baths, getting a glass of water, brushing teeth, or washing one's face. While these interactions are typically faster and quicker than using a shower or bathtub, they restore less hygiene than a proper shower or bath.

Sinks are available in buy mode in the Plumbing and Bathroom section. Some sinks are standalone, while others must be placed on a counter. Sinks will become dirty over time, and may occasionally break and need to be repaired.

The SimsEdit

Sinks in The Sims are very simplistic compared to other games. Sims will typically wash their hands in a sink after messy activities, such as cleaning or using a toilet, unless they are very messy. Sims will also use sinks to wash dishes. Unlike later games, Sims do not need to brush their teeth over a sink.

Object name Price Size Description
Savage Salvage Sink §229 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 2
Hydronomic Kitchen Sink §250 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 2
"Hygiene Machine" by ExcreSys §311 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 2
"Andersonville" Pedestal Sink §400 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 2
Claymore Ceramic Sink §413 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 3
Epikouros Kitchen Sink §500 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 3
Stonewash Sink §600 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 3, Room: 1
Chrøme Faucet System §622 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 3, Room: 2
Really Rustic Kitchen Sink §699 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 3, Room: 2
Fontis Publicus §749 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 3, Room: 3

The Sims 2Edit

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A baby being bathed in the sink.

Sims can get drinks from sinks, which can be used to lower their body temperature on a hot day.[TS2:S] Babies can be bathed in the sink by older Sims. If a medicine cabinet is placed in front of a sink, Sims will be able to brush their teeth and wash their face using the sink.

Object name Price Size Description Game
Superlative Sink by "The Greatest Designer Alive"
Superlative Sink by The Greatest Designer Alive
§250 1x1 (counter) With meticulous attention to detail evident in every facet of this beautiful basin, The Greatest Designer Alive has once again proven why he is internationally known as a master craftsman. His global renown has spanned continents and defied every single traditional style expectation, bringing his extraordinary flair into a myriad of homes.

Hygiene: 5

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Simple Sink from Krampft Industries
Simple Sink from Krampft Industries
§275 1x1 (standalone) Krampft's Simple Sink is a pedestal sink with hot AND cold water controls, handy soap scallop, and wide washing basin. "Plenty to drink, and babies that won't stink, think Simple Sink."

Hygiene: 5

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Shinytyme Kitchen Sink by Gurglomics §300 1x1 (counter) Tired of unwanted vegetables, filthy plates and sticky hands? Get yourself shined up with the Shinytyme Kitchen sink! The Shinytyme harnesses the ancient water-containment technology of the basin and marries it to modern fixture and drain concepts to produce a timeless classic that not only holds water but also actually permits it to drain away into an underground plumbing system! Astounding! The Shinytyme kitchen sink puts the power of water at your command.

Hygiene: 5

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Floral Sink §330 1x1 (counter) Treat yourself to a floral wash without the mess of wet petal residue. This floral designed bathroom sink provides the feeling of being adrift on a lake of flowers, yet it is just as easy to clean as any other sink, and the flowers stay looking fresh day after day after day

Hygiene: 5

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Moon Hopper Sink by Atmos Furnishings §340 1x1 (counter) These days, only fools are satisfied with sinks that are just sinks! Those who plan to see the stars and blast off won't be "go for launch" until their home has a Moon Hopper Sink by Atmos Furnishings. Built with reinforced, nova resistant alloys, this sink stylishly enhances your home and prepares you for your journey amongst the cosmos.

Hygiene: 5

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"Garden Fresh" Pedestal Sink
Garden Fresh Pedestal Sink
§355 1x1 (standalone) This picture-perfect porcelain sink livens up any bath with the beauty of a spring garden. Lovely enamel flowers ring the facebowl for a gentle "splash" of color!

Hygiene: 5

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Hydronomic CleenSheen Basin §410 1x1 (counter) Wash away all of the horrors of the workday in this cutting-edge wash basin from Hydronomic. Stylish hammered faux brass, dull near-iron fixtures... you and Hydronomic: what else do you need?

Hygiene: 6

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The Simple Washer from Kountry Pipes §475 1x1 (standalone) Settling down to give your hands a good scrub ain't always easy. To be perfectly honest, what's the point of washing your hands when they're just going to get dirty a few minutes later? The Easy Washer aims to make the transition simple. Kountry Pipes: A name you know and trust, because it ain't country if it ain't spelled with a K.

Hygiene: 5

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Imperial Plumbing Works Tivoli Basin §560 1x1 (counter) Cold and shiny: It's what all the cool kids want. The Imperial Tivoli self-rimming basin features radiant supercooling and water so cold it'll make your teeth ache. Frosty, sterile, delicious... Tivoli.

Hygiene: 6

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Filigree Facebowl by Imperial Plumbing Works §610 1x1 (counter) This reproduction makes hand-washing a pleasure. The sink itself is made of imitation materials that can fit almost any taste. The brass hardware is painstakingly hand-crafted from brass-produced modules. The Filigree Facebowl is not just a sink; it's a work of plumbing art.

Hygiene: 6

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Imperial Lyon Basin §640 1x1 (standalone) This lavatory pedestal sink from Imperial Plumbing features a 24" wide basin, cheery shape, and almost fluorescent undercounter -- great for hand washing, or for getting your baby squeaky clean.

Hygiene: 6

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Victor Victorian Pedestal Sink §700 1x1 (standalone) Add a bit of style to your washroom with this fancy-schmancy face bowl. The lovely Victor Victorian fluted pedestal sink features nifty brass and ceramic hardware and a scalloped design. Hygiene has never been so classy.

Hygiene: 6, Environment: 2

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The Sims 3Edit

Sinks function similarly to those in previous games. Sims, with the exception of slobs, will wash their hands after messy activities, such as using the toilet. They are also used to wash dishes in lieu of a dishwasher, and can be used for brushing teeth. Neurotic Sims can check sinks to make sure they are off, which will provide a positive moodlet.

In Generations, children and teens can booby trap the sink to spray water at Sims who try to use it. The booby trap will not be activated if a neurotic Sim checks the sink, or if a Sim brushes their teeth over the sink, as neither of these activities involve turning the taps on.

Object name Price Size Description Notes Content pack
Plain Basin §120 1x1 (standalone) Sometimes a sink is just a sink. No hidden agendas, no murky subtext. Just a nice place for running water to puddle up and drain. That's all the Plain Basin sets out to be, and the results are strangely molliflying. Hygiene: 2 &BG
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Squatter's Sink §150 1x1 (counter) Sometimes good things come in cheap packages, and the Squatter's Sink is as cheap as they come. Frugal benefits include a rust-prone faucet, so expect a little extra oxide in your water during cold the cold season. Hygiene: 2 &BG
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Pepper Pot Sink §215 1x1 (counter) There's a funny story behind the Pepper Pot's meteoric climb to best-selling success. And if you ever meet Mrs. Pepper in person, she'll chew your ear off about it for hours. Hygiene: 3 &BG
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The Unsinkable Sink §240 1x1 (counter) Comprised of the most buoyant materials known to science, the Unsinkable Sink literally cannot be sunk. Several efforts to submerge this model have failed miserably, making the Unsinkable the most flood-resistant plumbing fixture on the market. Hygiene: 3 &BG
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Rinky Dinky Kitchen Sinky §290 1x1 (counter) Don't let the delightful name fool you, the Rinky Dinky Kitchen Sinky is the only full-sized basin tough enough to tackle the most disgusting kitchen jobs. So go ahead and do your worst. The Rinky Dinky Kitchen Sinky can take it. Hygiene: 3 &BG
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Volcanor Sulphorous [sic] Sink §315 1x1 (counter) Forged in the fires of our synthetic, in house volcano, the Volcanor Sulphurous Sink is the most pleasurable plumbing device available. Brushing your teeth and washing your hands is now an exotic visit to the spa, in the comfort of your own home! Volcanor, forever more! Hygiene: 4 &BG
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Fontainebleau Fountain Sink §390 1x1 (standalone) The centerpiece of any stately bathroom is the sink, and few compare in opulence to the Fontainebleau Fountain. Imported spring water pours luxuriously from its faucet, while a self-cleaning basin prevents hand lather and toothpaste clumps from sticking. Hygiene: 4
Environment: 2
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Sink in Despair §500 1x1 (standalone) Like all tortured artists, legendary sinksmith Cletus Manheim creates his greatest works when suffering a broken heart. Fortunately for us, the love of his life just left him... and he's been cranking out masterpieces like the Sink in Despair ever since. Hygiene: 5
Environment: 3
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Flawless Sink By Immaculate Living §460 1x1 (standalone) There’s washing your hands, and then there’s cleansing them. For Sims who demand the latter, may we suggest the Flawless Sink? With its perfectly smooth surfaces and classic beauty, your hands won’t just look clean – they’ll feel clean down in your very soul. Never settle for less than Immaculate Living. Hygiene: 4
Environment: 2
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The Flow §450 1x1 (standalone) The Flow! Not one but a TWO handled Faucet? Oh yes! Hot AND cold water? Of course! A wash basin WITH a drain? Why not. WOW. The Flow has got it all! And you know what? YOU WANT IT! And if you act now, we'll in, at no extra cost to you, a money back guarantee (guarantee offer subject to be discontinued at any time) Hygiene: 4
Environment: 2
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Tuttle’s Counter Sink by Corebital Designs §425 1x1 (counter) Built to the specifications of Master Plumber Barry Tuttle, this futuristic countertop sink gives you ample space to chop veggies or wash your dishes! Hygiene: 4
Environment: 2
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Krytenite Pedestal Sink by Arasika Industries §455 1x1 (standalone) One day, curved surfaces will be seen as relics of an indulgent past. Arasika Industries prepares you for the future with these finely machined spigots and faucet. Hygiene: 4
Environment: 2
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The Sims 4Edit

Sinks in The Sims 4 retain most of the functions from previous games. Sims can use it to wash their hands, brush their teeth, and wash empty dishes. The player can also "wash" dishes by dragging them into the sink. Sims with the clumsy trait may drop dishes while washing them in a sink.

Object name Price Size Description Game
The Patrician §120 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 3, Reliability: 3 &BG
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Retro Big Basin Sink §135 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 3, Reliability: 2 &GP05
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DIY Sink §140 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 5, Reliability: 5 &SP13
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Brut Pedestal Sink §145 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 3, Reliability: 3 &BG
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Blivet Basin §150 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 3, Reliability: 3 &SP11
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Single Pipe Sink with Wooden Cabinet §175 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 3, Reliability: 3 &GP05
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Gothic Pedestal Sink §195 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 5 &GP04
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Clean Machine Sink §215 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 4 &GP01
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Bai l'Est Galvanized Sink §140 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 5, Reliability: 5 &SP13
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The Amaranth §230 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 5 &BG
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The Water Falls Sink §240 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 5 &GP02
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RAW Pedestal Sink §250 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 5 &BG
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Solent Sink §250 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 5 &EP03
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Industro-sink §255 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 3, Reliability: 9 &GP03
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Gets the Job Done Commercial Metal Sink §275 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 7 &EP01
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Mid-Century Wash Basin §280 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 6, Reliability: 4 &EP06
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Opulent Hand Carved Sink §285 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 5, Reliability: 5 &GP06
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Bureau Sink §290 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 5, Reliability: 5 &BG
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Wide Basin Sink §300 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 5, Reliability: 5 &GP06
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All-purpose Pebbled Sink §305 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 5, Reliability: 5 &GP01
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Ain't That A Slate Sink §310 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 5, Reliability: 5 &EP05
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The Wash Basin §315 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 6, Reliability: 6 &EP02
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Cru Cabinet Sink §335 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 5, Reliability: 8 &BG
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Poulton Footed Sink Vanity §500 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 6, Reliability: 8 &BG
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A Tasteful Sophisticated Sink §650 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 6, Reliability: 8 &EP04
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Sumptuous Swan Sink §900 1x1(standalone) Hygiene: 7, Reliability: 4 &EP06
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Ovum Bath Sink §125 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 3, Reliability: 3 &BG
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Pure Simplicity Sink §160 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 3, Reliability: 3 &BG
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The Divine §165 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 3, Reliability: 3 &BG
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Wunda Kitchen Sink §195 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 3 &BG
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Less is Moar® Sink §200 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 3 &SP04
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Sensa Counter Sink §205 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 5 &BG
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RAW Industrial Sink §240 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 5 &BG
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Last Resort Sink §275 1x1(counter) Hygiene: 4, Reliability: 5 &BG
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Umber Kitchen Sink §185 1x1(counter) Unlocked by reaching Level 4 of the Culinary career.

Hygiene: 5, Reliability: 3, Inspiring Décor: 2

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