How to Choose a Kitchen Faucet:

Like any other decision you make in your new kitchen choosing the right kitchen faucet can only be done once you are properly educated in what they are all about. There are countless faucetry options available but your selection will ultimately be narrowed by your needs and taste. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular faucet styles:

Culinary Kitchen Faucet:

KWC Culinary Kitchen Faucet

A culinary faucet is a newfangled concept which escalates a standard kitchen into a gourmet experience. A must have for any serious cook a culinary faucet will change the way you cook, improving efficiency and tidiness. Think of it as your “personal assistant”, always on hand to make sure things run smoothly. Any culinary enthusiast will be enthralled by the options a culinary faucet provides.  The most acclaimed attribute is the swan necked spout all culinary faucets feature. The high-arc spout is especially useful for oversized pots and sinks full of dishes.
Wall-mount Kitchen Faucet:

Cifial Wall-Mount Faucet

A wall-mounted faucet is exactly what it sounds like. As opposed to a standard faucet which is installed behind or on the sink basin the wall mounted faucet is installed on the back-splash above the sink. Besides for the design interest a wall-mounted faucet is a great solution for a kitchen tight on space, keeping the counter clean and clear. Wall-mounted faucets are visually aesthetic and can be installed at varying heights.

Pull-out Kitchen Faucet:

MGS Designs Vela Single Hole with Dual Spray Pull-Out

Pull-out faucets are extremely common and available in a multitude of styles. The pull-down has a retractable hose integrated into the faucet spout which delivers a high-volume spray when pressed. The spray hose recoils when not in use. Pull-out faucets became so widely used as a result of their great functionality when washing sinks full of dishes, rinsing vegetables and filling large pots of water.

Pot-filler Kitchen Faucet:

Mico Dual Valve Pot Filler

Once you have it you can’t live without it. Life is made much simpler and definitely more convenient with a pot-filler. A pot-filler is a faucet which is installed either on the wall above your stove or on the counter beside it. The pot-filler was created specifically for the task of filling pots with water. Gone are the days of schlepping heavy pots from the stove to the sink or adding numerous cups of water to your soup pots. Now all you need to do is turn on the spout and your pot is filled!

Bar Kitchen Faucet:

Grohe Bar Faucet

A bar faucet or prep faucet is a smaller sized faucet, matching or coordinating with your regular faucet which is used for small food preparation sinks or at a bar sink or washing station. A bar sink adds functionality and style to your kitchen.

Good luck with your kitchen faucet shopping! Let us know how it goes!


2 thoughts on “How to Choose a Kitchen Faucet:”

  1. Amazing to see that there are so many different options out there. I think I would love a pot filler for my kitchen – it would make my cooking much easier.

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