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Bathroom Faucets Buying Guide

Bathroom Faucets were once a mundane Bathroom necessity for washing dishes, food prep and water supply. Manufacturers are now turning Bathroom faucets into attention getting features and packing them with lots of innovative added function.  Now they have more shapes, styles, finishes and functions then ever before.  We can help you decide which faucet style will fit your Bathroom design and cooking needs the best.

Single Handle Bathroom Faucets

Single Handle Bathroom Faucets

Single-handle faucets still account for more then 80% of faucet sales on eFaucets.com. These faucets are basic and have a single-lever control for water temperature and flow adjustment. Most have a low spout high unless you option for a gooseneck or longneck spout.  A single handle Bathroom faucet usually requires only 1 hole in the counter top or sink.
Pull-out Spray Bathroom Faucets

Pull-out Spray Bathroom Faucets

Pull-outs are the fastest growing segment in the Bathroom faucet industry.  Pull-outs or pull-downs as they are sometimes called, are very stylish but are some of the most functional Bathroom faucets.  They have a spread head and hose the pulls out from the spout for greater reach around the sink or pots adjacent on the counter top.  A button or toggle control makes it easy to change from aerated stream to spray. Many of these pull-down spouts swivel 360 degrees for easy access to all areas. Some pull-outs such as Delta’s Allora have an exclusive magnetic spray head docking which ensures a snug fit of the spray head.  A Pull-out spray Bathroom faucet usually requires at least one or more holes on the counter top or sink.
Electronic Bathroom Faucets

Electronic Bathroom Faucets

Single-handle faucets still account for more then 80% of faucet sales on eFaucets.com. These faucets are basic and have a single-lever control for water temperature and flow adjustment. Most have a low spout high unless you option for a gooseneck or longneck spout.  These ones come with a side spray which is less expensive then many of the Pull-out spray faucets and they allow you to have a sprayer while maintaining a faucet with a classic or vintage look.  A single handle Bathroom faucet with side spray usually requires 2 or 3 holes in the counter top or sink. 
Wall Mounted Bathroom Faucets

Wall Mount Bathroom Faucets

Provides temperature and water flow adjustment, with separate hot and cold handle controls. Buyers now choose Two Handle Faucets for looks when trying create the feel of a time period from long ago with traditional or transitional period Bathroom designs. There is nothing like an Old World or Victorian style Bathroom.  The better faucets have quarter-turn ceramic-disk cartridges to control water from off to on with a quarter turn of the handle. Center Set means the two handles are connected to the faucet spout above the sink top.  A Two Handle Bathroom faucet usually requires 3 or more holes on the counter top or sink.
Two Handle Centerset Bathroom Faucets

Two Handle Centerset Bathroom Faucets

Provides temperature and water flow adjustment, with separate hot and cold handle controls. Buyers now choose Two Handle Faucets for looks when trying create the feel of a time period from long ago with traditional or transitional period Bathroom designs. There is nothing like an Old World or Victorian style Bathroom.  The better faucets have quarter-turn ceramic-disk cartridges to control water from off to on with a quarter turn of the handle.  Widespread means that the handles are not joined to the faucet spout above the sink top. A Two Handle Bathroom faucet usually requires 3 or more holes on the counter top or sink.
Two Handle Mini Widespread Bathroom Faucets

Two Handle Mini-Widespread Bathroom Faucets

Provides temperature and water flow adjustment, with separate hot and control handle controls.  Unlike the center set and widespread faucet set up of having separate handles, these faucets have both handle controls connected to the spout of the Bathroom faucet.  This is a design preference for many and those who still like separate control over water temperature. Two Handle Single Hole Bathroom Faucets usually only require one hole in the counter top or sink.
Two Handle Widespread Bathroom Faucets

Two Handle Widespread Bathroom Faucets

Wall-mounted faucets provide a custom look and are connected to the wall above the Bathroom sink.  A plus is that they will make your counter top easier to clean. This is a good choice if you are replacing an existing wall-mounted faucet or for the design effect of a time period from long ago with traditional or transitional period Bathroom designs if it is new construction. There is nothing like an Old World or Victorian style Bathroom. Keep in mind that if you are remodeling be prepared to do some plumbing work and dry walling as the water supply must extend above the Bathroom countertop in the wall.   Keep in mind that when shopping for a sink you may want to look at an apron or farmhouse sink or and under mount sink with no pre-drilled faucet holes. 
Two Handle Single Hole Bathroom Faucets

Two Handle Single Hole Bathroom Faucets

Inspired by professional cook tops and ranges, Bathroom pot filler faucets provide commercial-grade utility for home chefs. These cold water Bathroom pot filler faucets are designed for wall-mount installation, and deck-mount versions are available for island cook tops.  Pot Filler Faucets swivel back and forth so they directly can maneuver over your pots on the cook top.  This faucet comes in a wide range of styles to match the other functional faucets in your Bathroom including single handle or dual handles, longneck or gooseneck swivel spouts.
Two Handle Basin Tap Bathroom Faucets

Two Handle Basin Tap Bathroom Faucets

In today’s designer Bathrooms we are placing faucets in every functional area of the Bathroom.   These faucets are designed for food prep sinks that might be located in your Bathroom island where you may cut up vegetables or near an in-counter steamer.  If you prefer a cold water faucet for drinking purposes and want it filtered then see water filtration Bathroom faucets below. If you are looking for a hot and cold water dispenser then see Hot Water Dispenser Bathroom Faucets below. Cold Water Dispenser Faucets usually only require 1 hold in the counter top or Bathroom sink. 

Other Popular Bathroom Products:

Bathroom Faucets
Bar/Prep Faucets
Garbage Disposers

Hot Water Dispensers
Bathroom Sinks
Bathroom Accessories

Bar Sinks
Bar Accessories
Laundry Faucets

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