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Choosing Bathroom Faucets

Types, Styles of Faucet Designs

Center Sets, Wide Mounts, Wall Mounted

Bathroom Faucet Finishes

Electronic, Automated Faucets

Choosing A Bathroom Faucet

Moen Bathroom Faucets
© Moen. See Below

Bathroom faucets have come a long way. Today, bath faucets are available in endless styles and finishes giving you a world of bathroom faucet design options. From vintage to ultra modern or somewhere in between, there is a faucet design and style that will complement your bathroom makeover and satisfy your budget. Some faucet makers even offer collections of accessory items that will match will choice of faucets creating a consistent design theme.

Things To Consider.

Choosing the right faucet for your bathroom is not a simple decision. Not only should the choice of faucets fulfill design theme expectations, but must consider convenience, function, water-saving features and budget. Size and style of bathroom vanities, bath sinks, type of countertops, bathtubs and shower configurations all have a bearing on the type of faucet that will be needed. For example, a vessel type sink versus an inset sink typically will require a different faucet configuration. Some sinks may require a wall-mounted faucet and a typical clawfoot standalone bathtub may require a floor mounted faucet.

Do not rush your faucet decision. It's best to decide what type and size of vanity, bathtub and sink is preferred before deciding on a faucet design and style. The type and color of countertops may also effect the type of faucet finish you choose. Visit bathroom showrooms where you can experience a wide variety of options. A safe approach is purchasing your sinks and faucets at the same place so you can have the confidence of proper fit.

Visit major manufacturers websites such as Delta, Moen, Price Pfister, Kohler, American Standard and others where you will not only discover the latest and greatest, but get some detailed product information as well. All the manufacturers now offer water-saving, eco-friendly faucets featuring style and beauty.

If you are planning a complete bathroom remodel and you have limited interior design experience, consider hiring an interior designer that specializes in bathrooms. If they are accomplished experts, they will not only give you great ideas, but their knowledge will help insure against costly mistakes.

Types of Faucets.

Not all bathroom faucets are compatible with all vanities, sinks or bathtubs. If you have already selected your vanity, countertop, sink and tub, you will need to match the type of faucet to those items.

Moen Bathroom Faucets
© Moen. See Below

Center Set Faucet. This is the most often used type of faucet and is most ideal with smaller vanities since they are the most compact of faucets. The faucet spout and two control knobs are one piece. The center set requires three drilled holes generally four inches apart.

Single Hole Faucet. The faucet and a single handle fits into a single drilled hole. The handle is lifted up or side-to-side to control hot and cold water flow.

Wall Mounted Faucets. This type of faucet is often required for vessel sinks and wall-mounted sinks. The spout and handles are attached to the wall above the sink and therefore do not require drilled holes in the vanity or countertop.

Wide Mount Faucets. The spout and handles are three separate pieces and are affixed to three different drilled holes that can be placed as far apart or as close together as preferred. This style of faucet affords the greatest flexibility but requires a medium to large vanity and countertop. The height of the spout is an important consideration, particularly with vessel sinks to comfortably permit hands under the flow of water.

Choosing a single-handle or two-handle faucet design is personal preference. Single-handle faucets permit quick and easy adjustment of water flow and water temperature with one hand and one single motion. Two-handle faucet styles allow greater design flexibility and offer a greater range of style designs and finishes.

Electronic Faucets.

Some faucet manufacturers, such as Delta, have introduced Electronic Automated Faucets for residential use that feature hands-free on/off activation. They offer many benefits including convenience and water conservation. Maximum water temperatures can be set ensuring a safe level for children. The hands-free feature helps reduce the spread of germs. Electronic controlled faucets are ideal for families with small children.

Products and Services Related To Bathroom Remodel.

Faucet Ideas By Moen

These are a just a few examples of the Moen line of Bathroom Faucets. Visit an Authorized ShowHouse Distributor displays a full complement of ShowHouse by Moen products. ShowHouse showroom associates are fully trained on product features and benefits to help you in your pursuit to create your home masterpiece. Also visit Moen Website to view its wide selection of bathroom faucets, kitchen faucets and accessory items.

Moen Model # 84915OWB

  • Model # 84915OWB
  • Two-handle bathroom faucet
  • Style: Lindley
  • Finish: Old World Bronze (CSI)

Moen Model # 84914CBN

  • Model # 84914CBN
  • Two-handle bathroom faucet
  • Style: Lindley
  • Finish: Classic Brushed Nickel

Moen Model # 84915

  • Model # 84915
  • Two-handle bathroom faucet
  • Style: Lindley
  • Finish: Chrome

Moen Model # 84916CBN

  • Model # 84916CBN
  • One-handle bathroom faucet
  • Style: Lindley
  • Finish: Classic Brushed Nickel



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