right type of kitchen faucets
Whenever you think about new kitchen faucets during
your process of redesigning your kitchen, make sure you
consider it as one major topic. Whether you kitchen ideas
will succeed depends a lot on the kitchen faucets and
the way they are installed into the kitchen sink. So
give yourself a little time and lets see what types of
faucets you might want to consider.
Different groups of kitchen faucets
Generally speaking, two basic groups of kitchen faucets
can be considered. Wall mounted or sink-mounted. In the
past wall mounted faucets where quite common, whilst
nowadays the bulk of the faucets are directly mounted
on top of the kitchen sinks.
variety of different handles and shapes
For each of the above mentioned groups a huge variety
of faucets is available on the market:
faucets with single control lever are probably the
most common. Mostly installed directly into the kitchen
sinks, they bevel from left to right. With only one control
handle the quantity and the temperature are controlled.
faucets with pull out spray head can be directed directly
into the sink. This way the water is sprayed exactly
where it is needed. Pulling the spray head back into
the faucet, lets it work like a standard one.
mounted kitchen faucets tend to have a rather long hose
towards the sink. Available with single-control or two
handle control, the wall mounted solution allows more
space on top of the worktop.
other types of kitchen faucets are available. Such
as gooseneck faucets if you need to fill large buckets
in a kitchen sink. You best check with your kitchen designer
the different options for your kitchen. Additional ask
your local plumber to get additional feedback on quality
of certain kitchen faucets and brands he might recommend
from his experience.