They have been around for a very long time. They are known as compression faucets as they work through compression of a washer against a valve seat which is usually at the base of the faucet. The cool thing with them is that they have separate knobs for hot and cold water. While they are great to have, they tend to develop leaks every now and then.
You identify the faucets by their single handle that moves over a rounded metal ball that easily shifts and spins thus creating different water flows and temperatures. The ball has chambers and spring loaded rubber seals. The handle rotates easily allowing you an exact mix of hot and cold water. It's good to note that these faucets don't have washers. Due to the many parts in these faucets, they tend to leak more than other washerless faucets such as disc and cartridge.
You will also need to determine the handle options for your kitchen faucets. You can get one that has one handle as it is allows water to flow faster and easily. You can also adjust the temperature with just one hand. You can also get one that has two handles which will give you the right temperature and water flow adjustments that you need. These also make use of two or more holes that you might have in your kitchen. You can also try out the pull out spray faucets which have a head that you can pull out and you can also change the pattern of the water with just a touch of the button.
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