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  on Apr 06, 2014

How to Choose a Kitchen Faucet

Guide to Kitchen Faucets

Remodeling your home is a really exciting time, but there are many decisions that have to be made. You have to choose the style and color options that look most appealing for each room. Kitchen remodels can become even more complicated, because you have more decisions that must be made on the type of appliances and faucets. You might assume that choosing a kitchen faucet is easy, but just take a look at the amount of options that are available to choose from. The variety alone will leave your head spinning. Who knew that kitchen faucets came in so many styles, shapes and sizes?

Here is a guide to choosing the right kitchen faucet to match your style:

What Type of Sink Do You Have?

When choosing a kitchen faucet you must first determine the type of sink that you want. There are many different options to choose from, but the most common are one hole, two hole, three hole or four hole sinks. The amount of holes that your sink has will determine the type of kitchen faucet that you must choose from. Once you have determined the amount of holes that your sink has, you can begin sorting through the available faucet options.

Handles, Accessories and Deckplates

The next consideration that you must decide on involves the amount of handles or accessories that you want your faucet to have. Accessories are convenient and allow you to direct the water in a more specified manner. More holes in your sink will result in the need for more handles. Not all kitchen faucets come attached to a deckplate, so you must decide if you find this style appealing. The most popular options include a single-handle with deckplate or a single-handle with deckplate and accessory. The height and style of your faucet will vary depending on the option that you select.

Style Choices

Once you have made a decision on the type of kitchen faucet that fits your needs best, you can then begin to concentrate on style. Function is often most important, so style should not always be a main consideration. The most popular kitchen faucet style options include modern or classic. Classic kitchen faucets have more traditional appeal, but modern faucets look more innovative and sleek. The preference is completely up to your taste and style. You will definitely find a faucet that meets your needs perfectly.


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