Today's bathroom faucets come in a diverse assortment of materials and styles.
With many of the new sinks that are available, styles in faucets have changed considerably. The new
vessel sinks, in some cases call for wall mounted
faucets as opposed to those that are either installed in the countertop or the traditional mounting on the
sink itself. Before you begin shopping for a faucet assembly it is necessary to determine what type of sink you
will have in the vanity area, or if you are simply updating your faucet on your existing sink, then you need to
consider what will fit your sink.
Faucets are available in two handle units that allow for separate control of hot
and cold water, or a single handle, usually featuring a lever type action that controls both hot and cold. Deciding
between the two is just a matter of personal preference.
Although a faucet is a very functional item, it can also
add style and have an impact on the decor of your bathroom. The faucet in your vanity is an often used and often
seen item in your bathroom, and can help to set the tone for your decor.
There are faucets in many styles and different materials to suit whatever your
style of decor may be. Some of the finishes available are chrome, polished brass, chrome/brass, brushed nickel,
satin nickel, French gold, brushed chrome, oil rubbed bronze, weathered copper, French bronze, pewter, white,
almond, biscuit, platinum and more
Styles vary greatly and can give many different looks. Many of today's bathroom
faucets even come in a high rise goose neck spout. Although these are very trendy, they many not be the best choice
for a household with small children because they may create a lot of splash when under the control of small
Hardware such as faucets, and stylish medicine cabinets can add greatly to the look of your
bathroom whether you enjoy a very contemporary look or prefer a more Traditional style or even a vintage
look. Before making a selection, you should keep in mind all the outlets in your bathroom, such as
bathtub, shower and sink so that you get a coordinated
look throughout your whole bathroom with all your faucet and plumbing assemblies.