#11 tips for choosing a right kitchen faucets

Water preservation starts from every household, the best way to start is by finding the best type of faucet for your kitchen.

There are so many different styles, designs and finishes of faucets on the market that overwhelming to choose the perfect one for your kitchen. 

You should have no trouble finding a design that fits your taste and needs. So don’t be in a rush to buy a stylish faucet for your home.Take your own time for shopping and finding the exact type of faucet you want.

Faucet Design is very important while selecting a right faucet and it depends your home style.Transitional ,which is a combination of modern and traditional styles.Contemporary is like modern and sleek in style.Traditional ,timeless style that goes with everything.

Additionally, there are several material finish faucets also out there in the market such as brass,bronze,brushed nickel,brushed chrome, copper silver,stainless,nickel,etc.

Choosing your finish type could depend on your flexibility on cleaning. In this case, stainless steel is an excellent choice for a material that’s easy to clean, therefore making it a popular choice. On the other hand, solid brass, lasts durability and gives a premium feel.

While selecting your faucets you have to think about the number of handles you would like, for example one, two or three and the number of the faucet holes you want too.Single hole faucets are easy to install and you don’t need plumber to fix it.

Depending upon the kitchen model and design, select your faucet installation style like wall mount,wide spread, single hole deck mount or center-rest.

Before selecting faucet consider about the spout of the faucet also. Mostly,Standard spout are 3-5 inches higher than the countertop and High arc spouts are 10 inches higher than your counter.

Then, choose your sprayer type, whether pullout, pull down or side sprayer. Pull down and deck mount kitchen faucets are popularly used by people.

Most bathroom and kitchen sink faucets are deck mounters,why because they are attached to the sink or countertop through drilled sink holes.Hence, for a new replacement ,they need the same deck mounters. Switching different models of faucets is complicated for plumbing works.

Single hole design is chic and simple, base and handle complementing the curved spout, which swivels 360 degrees to reach all areas of your sink. 

The commercial-grade pullout faucet, paired with a deep sink basin, works well to the kitchen’s focus on function.It helps to clean large pans and pots.

The side spray ensures that every item in your sink can be reached and rinsed.

When changing your older faucet to newer one, corrosion and rust are some of the practical difficulties you might come across .Hence, check the plumbing before you change your newer one.

Automatic shutoff mechanism faucets helps to reduce the waste water greatly.But,children and elderly person houses it doesn’t help for their quick daily routines.

Modern Faucet lifespan is about 15 yrs min. It depends the frequency of use, water hardness, quality of water,maintenance etc.