Factors to Consider When Buying Faucets

Picking a quality faucet for use in the kitchen without selecting from the top rated faucet brands is like an attempt to look for a needle in a haystack. Also, consider the fact that different faucets are made to fit into different settings including both bathrooms as well as kitchens.

Qualities to Look for in a Faucet

There are some qualities to look out for in faucets when selecting the most suitable brand of a faucet to make use of.

Decoration/Finishes

Oil-rubbed bronze finishing on faucets gives it a traditional look and makes it very easy to clean which is excellent quality.

Copper finished faucets are very elegant and have an added advantage to them due to its anti-bacterial properties.

Physical Vapor-Deposition (PVD) finishing protects the faucet from easily corroding. Stainless Steel finished faucets are known to be very durable.

Chrome finishing for a faucet is very popular because it is cheap, easy to maintain and durable.

Filtration System

In most cases, a water filtration system is put in place for the whole house. However, some faucets are specially equipped with their water filtration system which makes such a brand of faucet top quality.

The Handle

Single handle faucets are the most commonly used because it is simple to use, and does not need much space to be installed.

running water in the faucetTwo handle faucets are not as easy to install but are top quality. This type of faucet is popular for the temperature control that comes with it.

Hands-free faucets possess a smart feature which makes it stand out. It has no hand lever but instead makes use of technological features to be operated. It features a motion sensor which detects the user’s hand gesture to make it come on and go off.

Structure

In determining the quality of a faucet, an essential factor to look out for is the structure. This is basically checking out how the faucet was constructed. Proper investigation of the materials used by a brand in making a faucet will help you determine how safe it is to use. Most especially to ensure the faucet is lead-free.

Brands

washing handsDelta Faucets – It offers one of the best functions any faucet could ever have with its balanced combination of mechanical and electric features to make it the complete package. Its (9192T-SSSD-DST) model has LED lights that change color with any change in water temperature. It comes with other smart features like its single touch operation, and as a plus has an integrated soap dispenser.

Moen Faucets – Innovative features distinguish this faucet from so many others. It makes use of microban technology that provides all-around protection against any bacteria on the surface of the faucet. It has its own special touch technology called Motion Sense and features a pause button for the water flow. It also uses a technology called Water Sense which provides less water per second.

Grohe Faucets – These are faucets are known for their beautiful designs as well as innovations. It makes use of materials and components that can make the flow of water noiseless, and also has patented technology for its spray patterns which can produce water in tiny droplets. The faucet also makes use of single touch technology.