Chrome Kitchen Faucet

The kind of kitchen faucets that you buy is important for the overall look to your kitchen. Most standard kitchen faucets come in chrome and stainless steel finishes because these types of finishes are the most popular and its smooth appearance makes it a favorite of homeowner’s and business establishments. There are many other finishes to choose from however. Chrome can be easily matched with most kitchen appliances and these types of faucets will also be the lowest priced of all kitchen faucet finishes on the market, besides stainless steel.

Chrome is made from chromium and is resistant against cracks, chipping, and rusting. This kind of finish is extremely easy to keep clean and the shine they add to your kitchen can make it really sparkle. Most cooks love chrome faucets because of how easy they are to maintain and keep clean. Chrome finish resists corrosion as well. The only drawback with a chrome finish faucet is that it can be scratched if you use a scouring pad on it. It is best to simply wash off the faucets with warm water and a soft cloth. Some of the best brands to buy in the kitchen faucet arena are Kohler and Price Pfister, Delta, Moen and American Standard. Chrome kitchen faucets don’t just look great, they are very functional and can certainly make working in the kitchen much easier and more pleasant for you.

The kind of kitchen faucet that you choose to buy is normally determined by your individual taste, but it can also depend on your preferences. For example, there are kitchen faucets that pull out to give you the functions of faucet and sprayer if that is what you want. Then you have the high neck style faucet that gives you room to fill large containers. A Victorian style will give you an old world look not to mention, the standard chrome kitchen faucet is always available if you like to keep it simple. These are generally only a few of the styles available to you. A kitchen faucet can be the single handle type for the kitchen or the old style faucets with two handles, one for the hot side and one for the cold water side. You can now get the single handle chrome kitchen faucet that merges both the hot and cold controls into only one handle. You still have control over the water pressure and temperature. These are really nice to use and are available in all of the many other assorted finishes other along with chrome.

When it comes to buying a new chrome kitchen faucet you can expect to pay $90 to $300 for a quality single-handle pull-out faucet in chrome. A simple standard side by side chrome faucet can start out at around $35. Before you go out and buy a new kitchen faucet you should keep in mind how many holes are already drilled in the sink deck for the faucet if you are replacing an old faucet. If you are keeping the same sink you will want to get a new faucet that will be compatible and one where the base cover will cover up the holes where the water lines come through.

If you want to install a new chrome faucet you’ll find that the single handle faucets are the easiest to install. They are also the easiest to use if your hands are soiled. The double handle faucets tend to be difficult to install and use. Faucet reviews that many people have done reveal that the two-handle models are the best to use if your hands are full or dirty. To figure out whether one-handle or two-handle chrome kitchen faucets will best suit your kitchen may also be dependent on the size of your kitchen sink. It is best to choose a large faucet for a large sink and small faucets for a smaller sink to get the best affect and usability.

This Chrome Kitchen Faucet Review is Written/Updated on Sep 18th, 2010 and filed under Home Improvement. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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