What Faucet Options Do I Have When Remodeling My Kitchen?
Remodeling you kitchen can be over whelming, from the cost to the selection of counters, flooring,
appliances, cabinets and plumbing When you decide to take this big step, you want to have a general contractor coming along side you helping you with every detail of your remodel. One important area you will want to be coached on is the selection of plumbing fixtures. Your fixtures provide accents, but not all brands or styles will function the same.
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Kohler is a top faucet brand and the information below from their website is helpful in learning what you really want our of your plumbing fixtures. As you design your kitchen, there are several functionality and style options you’ll want to consider to ensure you choose the right faucet for the way you work. We’ve outlined the basic information below.
Faucet FamiliesSeveral of our kitchen faucets are available in smaller sizes to accommodate a prep sink in an island application or a bar sink for an entertainment room setting.
Pull-Down SprayIf you prefer a clean sink deck without a sidespray or additional accessories, a pull-down faucet may be the right solution. Pull-down faucets typically feature a generous spout height as well as multiple spray options – stream, spray and pause – for ease of use.
Pullout SprayOffering the same functionality as pull-down faucets, pullout faucets generally have a larger section of the faucet that pulls away. If you like a larger grip area, a pullout faucet may be more comfortable for you to use.
Wall-MountIf you like little to no clutter on your counters, a wall-mount faucet can help you achieve that clutter-free look. Several of our deck-mount faucets, in traditional and contemporary styles, are available as wall-mount faucets.
Single-HandleThe volume and temperature are controlled by one lever, located either on the faucet or next to it, on single-handle faucets. If you prefer the simplicity of one control, check out our single-handle models, available in both traditional and contemporary styles.
Two-HandleMany people prefer the familiarity and separate temperature controls of two-handle faucets. We offer a wide range of two-handle faucets with a variety of handle types, including lever, cross or wristblade, that are easy to operate.
BeverageDispensing clean, filtered drinking water, beverage faucets bring a new level of convenience to the kitchen. We offer both cold-water systems and hot-water systems for instant tea or cocoa. A filtration system is required.
Pot FillerWonderfully convenient for the home cook, wall- or deck-mount pot fillers are installed next to or above a stovetop, giving you quick access to water without having to transfer pots back and forth to the sink.
AccessoriesWe offer accessories in styles and finishes that complement our faucets and add to the functionality of your sink area. Soap/lotion dispensers, sidesprays, drains and strainers, as well as air gap and faucet hole covers are all available.
BridgeA fresh interpretation of a classic faucet design, bridge faucets can be mounted on a sink deck or wall. Bridge faucets feature a two-handle design with a generous swing spout and are available in traditional or contemporary styles.
SidesprayThis small spray nozzle is completely separate from the faucet, connected to a pullout hose for full flexibility and functionality when spraying dishes or cleaning the inside of the sink. Great with bridge or traditional swing-spout faucets.
EscutcheonsAn escutcheon is a simple ornamental plate that allows you to install a single-handle faucet on a three-hole sink. Most of our single-handle faucets have an escutcheon model available, which is perfect if you’d like to change from a two-handle faucet but still love the look of your sink.
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