What Are The Different Types Of Faucets?

What Are The Different Types Of Faucets?

A bathroom is that one room in the house which is often neglected in terms of keeping with sleeky, snazzy and smartness that is present in the adjoining rooms. Bathroom faucets is one creative plumbing fixture that can make your dull bathroom look bright. Keep in mind that a right faucet can add a special touch of impression to your bathrooms.

Today you can get a variety of faucets to choose from, there are different designs, styles, finishes, shapes and features. This freedom of choice gives you good innovative ideas to dress up and personalize your space. Explore these options, search the internet and learn what to look for in your next bathroom faucet.

Divulging into the details of a picking the correct bathroom faucet, the first thing to remember is that, not all faucet types work with every sink, so it’s important to make sure the faucet you choose will fit your sink or basin. A Standard faucet drilling is a center-set, single-hole or widespread.

Let’s look at the different Types of Faucets and their requirement:

Center-set Faucets: A center set or a mini-widespread faucet is made for basins with three holes and have handles that are 4 inches apart, as they combine a spout and valves on a single base unit. A Center-set faucet has a single handle or two handles mounted onto a 6-inch plate.

Single-Hole Faucets: This is one attractive piece of bathroom accessory and is available in varieties and may have a single handle, two handles or maybe touchless or touch-activated. Some of the single-hole faucets have an optional cover plate for pre-drilled 4-inch drill installations.

Vessel Faucets: Vessel Faucets are taller faucets that are meant to complement a vessel sink, which sits at a higher position than other sink types. These types of faucets generally come as a single handle.

Wall-mounted Faucets: As the name depicts, these faucets are available for above-the-counter and freestanding basins, which require a long spout for extended reach. Do note down that a wall-mounted faucet require a separate wall-mounted valve and drain for installation. Ensure the spout is long enough for adequate basin clearance. Also check if the sink is deep enough to prevent water splashing on your floor or countertops, making it wet and dirty.

Widespread Faucets: These faucets work with three-hole basins. They are divided in three separate parts, two handles and a spout, and the spacing between the handles ranges from 6 to 16 inches.

Check the above mentioned designs and styles of the faucet’s of faucets to make your bathroom look elegant and fresh. But do remember to keep a maintenance check for all your plumbing and bathroom fixtures. Keep an eye for leakages and water drips, make sure clean the drain clog and sewer clog if there is any, or else one can also get help from a professional plumbing service company in your vicinity.


About Anna Jones

Anna Jones is writer from California. She has always aspired to be a writer and has completed her education in Mass Media. She is currently working as a author for A-General Plumbing and Sewer Services. She has keen interest in blogging. She writes on various subjects like go green, pollution control, plumbing issues, sewer and drain cleaning.

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