Facts on Choosing a Faucet
A faucet is a device for delivering water from a plumbing system. It can consist of the following components: spout, handle(s), lift rod, cartridge, aerator, mixing chamber, and water inlets. When the handle is turned on, the valve opens and controls the water flow adjustment under any water or temperature condition. The faucet body is usually made of brass, though die-cast zinc and chrome-plated plastic are also used.
When choosing a bathroom faucet, you will have to consider the practicality as well as the appearance of the faucets. For example, two handled high arch faucets are perfect for vessel with high edges. Not all the faucets work with every sink basin. You have to consider the size or measurements of the sink before buying the faucet for your bathroom.
Before selecting a bathroom faucet, you will also need to know a few facts. If you are simply replacing a faucet and keeping the sink, one of your decisions is already made. But, if you are replacing both sink and faucet you will first need to decide which is the most important to you, the sink or the bathroom faucet.
When purchasing your new faucet, ask yourself some questions like: What is the finish like? Will it last over time and not tarnish? Is it easy to clean? Is there a warranty? Who is the bathroom for? If you are replacing a faucet, what do you like and dislike about it? Do you like one handle or two? Are you going for functionality or design? What about the finish? Will fit in with the rest of your decor?
Whatever faucet you choose to go with, make sure that you are satisfied and that it fits your style as well as your budget.
Types of Faucets
Waterfall faucets: This is a beautiful and elegant type which offers a unique and classy look to any bathroom.
Wall mounted faucet: Wall mounted faucets are mounted on the wall above the sink and extend over the center of the sink.
Single hole faucet: This is a simple design best suitable for smaller sinks or vessels whose countertops are drilled for a single hole faucets.
Wide spread faucet: This type has two handles located at the sides of the sink, each one for cold and hot water and a water spout.
Center set faucets: This type is smaller than the widespread basin taps, and have separate handle for hot and cold water on both the sides of a spout.
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