Faucet Essentials

Sue Womersley Interior Design Kitchen Cabinets White Rock South Surrey Decorata Design

Faucets

There are many options in both style and function to select from.


Handles

  • single handle | double handle

Spout Function

  • standard | articulating | pull down | pull out

Spout Height | Spout Reach

  • standard | high arcing
  • 2 basin | 1 basin

Installation type

  • single hole | double hole | wide spread | deck mount | wall mount

Handle Style

  • lever | cross | square

Finishes

  • chrome (most cost effective)
  • stainless steel | oil rubbed bronze | matte black | champagne | gold | nickel
  • polished | brushed | antiqued | 2 tone

Professional

  • high arch gooseneck for filling + cleaning large pots | multi-function spray head |

Other faucets

  • bar sink | pot filler | water dispenser | side spray (if not a pull down or pull out)

Technology

  • Touch on + off option

Water Pressure

  • measured in GPM (gallons per minute) – check for reduced flow for water conservation – kitchen faucets are typically a maximum 2.2 GPM

Quality

  • Best – solid brass body lasts longest – heavy | Good – plated zinc alloy body | Run, don’t walk, away from plastic body


My name is Sue Womersley, Designer of Interiors + Cabinetry in White Rock, South Surrey BC


I work with Armadio Kitchens team in Morgan Creek, South Surrey and would be happy to meet to discuss your dreams for your kitchen.