Bathroom is not an area of the house which requires fewer efforts to create a luxurious room, whereas not house makers are putting extra efforts for their bathroom designing and interiors to create a reflection of their personality. Bathroom faucets are very important item to complete the look of the bathroom and if you are planning to buy a new one you should always keep few points in your mind. If you are only changing the faucet, then it is very simple, but if you are changing the sink also then first decide what is more important for you.
Faucets for the bathroom are available with a single hole and center set .If you are only changing the faucet with already existing sink so you have limited choices in such situation, however you are starting fresh while replacing the faucet and the sink both you have unlimited options available in the market. But before choosing any particular style you need to check the looks and functionality of the faucets in comparison to the options available in the market.
Types of bathroom faucets are:
- Compression faucets: These uses washers and compression to shut the water flow and are in the market for a long time. These are the most inexpensive models available in the market and have option of both hot and cold water .Inside the handle of the faucet I tighten and create pressure to stop the water flow.
- Ball faucets: It is commonly used in the kitchen and bathroom area of the house .It has a single handle to control the water flow and the temperature. These faucets are the first waterless item but due to complicated functioning it gets leaked very easily.
- Cartridge faucets: It is the best option out of the various styles available in the market .It provides separate handles for both hot and cold water and requires less maintenance .These faucets are available in single handle option too, so according to your preference and usage you can choose any one. The moveable stem cartridge controls the water flow and requires less repairing.
You can choose the best style as per your requirement and budget. The faucets are available in various colors which can be perfectly coordinated with the interiors of the bathroom. These faucets are available from renowned bathroom fitting companies of the world which are representation of luxury and your status, but if you have a limited budget you can choose the local manufactured faucets .These faucets are similar in looks, but lesser in quality in comparison to the renowned manufactures items.
Gather ideas from various magazines and online stores and choose the best one for your bathroom area depending on your pocket size.