Kitchen Faucet Selection Tips

Looking for a new tap for your bathroom or kitchen? Whether for a bathtub, shower, sink or sink, there is a multitude of different styles and styles in the trade.

A few tips to get you there.

Faucet: The standard faucet consists of a pouring spout and two controls, one for hot water and the other for cold water. With this product, you manually mix hot and cold water to find the desired temperature.

The simple tap: unlike the mixer, the single mixer has only one manual control that is activated horizontally to change the water temperature.

The thermostatic faucet: this model allows you to choose the temperature of the water and to keep it, Depending on predefined levels and even sometimes to the degree with the most sophisticated devices. Some thermostatic faucet valves are equipped with a safety device which sets a maximum temperature not to be exceeded in order to avoid burns.

The waterfall mixer: the waterfall mixer, which can be thermostatic or not, has its flattened spout that diffuses the water cascade. It is mainly used for large basins or bathtubs and is more suitable for the high-end range of fittings. Has the peculiarity of its flattened beak which diffuses the water in cascade.

It is mainly used for large basins or bathtubs and is more suitable for the high-end range of fittings. Has the peculiarity of its flattened beak which diffuses the water in cascade.

Selection criteria

Fastening: the fitting can be installed either through a one-piece fastener (1 hole in the sanitary fitting for the supply hoses) or in a battery (2 holes for each hose, or 3 if the Spout is independent).

The dimensions: the height of the spout is taken into account for reasons of practicality because it must be integrated with the other elements of the water room ( cabinet, mirror,  shower column, etc.).

Durability: when installing a new faucet at home, it is generally for the long term. The valve must be able to withstand them. Time wear and daily use are all factors.