There are two main types of cartridge faucets: one and two handle faucets. A single handle faucet operates in an up/down motion to adjust water volume and left/right motion to adjust the temperature. From outside, a double handle cartridge faucet is identical to a compression washer faucet. You can tell the difference by noting how the handle feels when used. A compression faucet requires you to tighten down the washer in order to close water flow while a cartridge faucet requires smooth and consistent action to close water flow. When you move the faucet for just ½ turn you are able to move the handle from on to off position.
Since there is now a wide variety for kitchen faucets, buying the appropriate one for your kitchen can be a daunting task. So, here are some tips to help you when buying kitchen faucets. First, you have to decide on the design that will best match your kitchen. You can choose from two-handle designs, single-handle design, or cross-shaped design. If you have a bigger sink, you can always opt for the two-handle design. However, the more popular designs are the cross-shaped. These are not only functional but also give your kitchen a customized look especially when matched with unique and stylish handle.
Single handle. Kitchen faucets are available in the single handle versions today. These are the simplest amongst all the designs and styles in the market. These fixtures have almost all design elements that you would need, ranging from cold and hot gauges as well as a water spout enclosed in one fixture. All that is needed is a single hole or outlet over the countertop or sink. In this manner, such single handled faucets free space inside the kitchen. The adjustable pressure and water temperature as well as ease of cleaning make thee faucets a perfect choice. Special kits are also available these days, along with side pulling faucets. You can select such single handled versions according to the finish and style you desire.
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