This isn’t the first time IKEA has had problems with the DOMSJO sink or even the second. Still, when production and quality are under control, you can hardly get a better deal on an apron-front farmhouse-style sink – either the single or the full are unbeatable deals and make an affordable substitute for a traditional fireclay sink. Just take a look at all the DOMSJO single bowl and double bowl sinks in our galleries!
DOMSJO Single Sink Backorder
Back in March 2014, IKEAFANS member Samantha7V posted about a problem getting an IKEA apron-front Single DOMSJÖ sink (article number 498.474.79) due to unavailable stock. How long is the DOMSJO Sink Backorder? It appears that the DOMSJO had a change in manufacturer about the same time it received publicity in a magazine article and unsurprisingly, demand exceeded supply. Oops! Member Kowpalicious (love the handle!) confirmed the same problem with getting a DOMSJO as far back as January 2014:
“The rep originally said he thought it was a production issue, and they were working on fixing things to keep up with demand. Who knows if that’s right. Today they said there was no update or new information, but since they are stocking and making the double sink still, he did not have any reason to believe the single would be discontinued. He also stated this was a world-wide shortage.”
But that’s not the only problem with the DOMSJO. Read on for the good news and the bad news… Read the rest of this entry »