There are many appliances in the kitchen that make your work easy. The faucet is one of the appliances that most people do not pay attention to. Choosing the right faucet will make your work easier in the kitchen and will also wash the utensils cleanly.
Nowadays, new technology has also come into the faucet. The touchless faucet has come which does not need to be touched to start so that dirty germs do not get on the hands and your family get a healthy life.
Mount style faucet
You can choose faucet according to the mount option in the kitchen. If sink size is small then deck or wall mount faucet is a good choice.
1 Deck mount faucet
If the size of your sink is small, then deck mount faucet is the best choice for you because deck mount faucet installs on top of the countertop, due to which you get more space in the sink to wash the dishes.
The faucet used in the deck mount is called bridge faucets. Why they are called bridge faucet because both of its handles are connected, due to this you can’t adjust the gap between handles. So, while buying it, keep in mind that it will fit in your sink or not, it would be better to take measurement of sink first.
2 Sink mount faucets
Countertop sink faucets are installed outside the sink but sink mount faucets are installed on top of the sink, due to which they look part of the sink and also look beautiful. For sink mount, pull-down faucet is a great choice and also you can pull the head of the faucet into the sink for better cleaning.
There are 1 or 3 holes in the sink for installation of the faucet, so when purchasing a faucet, first check how many holes are in it. The faucet is also equipped with a deck plate that is used to cover the extra holes. This plate comes with a single hole faucet.
3 Wall mount faucets
Wall mount faucets are famous for bathroom but nowadays architectures are using it in the kitchen also because this faucet is a space-saving faucet.
This type of faucet fits in the wall so small sink gets more space for washing work. But one thing you should care while choosing a wall mount faucet is that if there is a gap between sink and wall then these faucets are not good for your kitchen. Also, you need to take help from a plumber to install wall mount faucet.
Choose faucet according to handles
In the market, you see 2 options for handle in faucets single handle and double handle faucet. Both options have some advantages and disadvantages which we will discuss.
Single handle faucet
In a faucet, you need two things to control temperature and flow of water. From one handle you can control both temperature and flow. The main advantage of this faucet is that you need a single hole to install so it is easy to install and also it takes less space in the sink for installation. If your sink has three holes for then you can use a deck plate that covers the area near the hole so all the extra holes are covered.
Double handle faucet
Having two handles makes the temperature and water flow control easier. After setting the temperature with a handle, there is no need to touch it again and again. To install this faucet, 3 holes are required, due to which this faucet occupies more space than a single handle. Nowadays single handles are in fashion, people like to use them more because they are attractive in appearance and also occupy less space.
Choose faucet according to spray use
You can pull out the spray head of the faucet. In this, instead of going down the head, it goes a little forward to the front side, due to which it can be used easily for washing. The option of changing the water flow eases the washing of utensils. The pull-out faucet has options of stream and spray mode, which can be changed by pressing a button. Due to the magnetic docking, the spray head moves to its initial position after work.
In mostly the kitchen, you see pull-down faucets because they are easy to use in the kitchen in comparison to the pull-out faucets. When you pull spray head it goes downward in the sink and able to reach all areas of the sink. High arc design is mostly found in this faucet and the benefit of the high arc is that it increases the pressure of water flow for smooth cleaning. For hard water faucets, a pull-down style is a good choice.
Such faucets used to come earlier, now they are less seen in the market. A separate spray is given with faucet, which has to be fitted separately in the sink. For this, you will have to make separate holes in the sink. These types of models have stopped being available nowadays because it is not so easy to use them.
When some people buy a faucet, they also pay attention to the design and style of the faucet with its features. If you are renovating your kitchen or building a new kitchen, then a stylish faucet will enhance the beauty of the kitchen interior. Nowadays all types of tap designs are available from vintage to modern design, so whatever theme of your kitchen you will definitely find the faucet according to your theme.
Touch vs touchless faucet what you need?
These faucets are new generation faucet. For a healthy lifestyle, many people are choosing a touchless faucet. There are two types of touch in these faucets fully touchless and touch-sensitive.
In touchless you don’t have to touch any part of faucet to operate it. In touch-sensitive faucet, all body of the faucet is built with motion sensor so when you touch anywhere it will start working. This faucet is also healthy because no need to touch faucet with dirty hands, you can use your elbow to start it.
In this article, the different design of the tap has been told, after completing it, you can decide which type of tap will be right for your kitchen. All types of taps available in the market are described in it. When choosing a tap, it is important to see its design and features.