What is the best kitchen faucet in the market in 2016? For contractors and home renovation enthusiasts looking to replace water faucets in kitchens, but confused with the sheer number of available products, keep these major attributes in mind to get the best:
1) Safety – contaminants such as BPA and phthalates are common in most poorly designed faucets in the market. Instead of buying any appealing product that you come across, therefore, make sure the model you are buying is safe and recommended for household use.
2) Durability – water faucets are among the most used household accessories in home. The model you choose, therefore, should be durable and designed to withstand everyday abuse. Even though many modern models meet this threshold, the 10 best for 2016 include:
10. Ufaucet Single Lever Faucet
Manufactured using a brushed nickel stainless steel, this single lever faucet by Ufaucet is a durable and easy to use kitchen accessory that works well on various sink types. It is rust resistant, lack contaminants such as lead and BPA, and has a classic pullout sprayer that comes in handy when cleaning utensils in homes or commercial establishments such as restaurants. It measures 7.9-inches high, has a convenient 5.5-inc spout, and an integrated toggle button for selecting between stream and spray systems. Ufaucet Single Lever Faucet has a detachable and versatile deck plate that supports both three and one-hole installation.
9. Comllen Single Handle Faucet
Compact, durable, and with a versatile single handle design, Comllen is a stylish and highly versatile kitchen accessory with and advanced pull down spray that offers value for years. Installation is a breeze. The commercial grade stainless steel used to manufacture it rust and lead-free; while its aesthetic brushed nickel finish not only blends well in homes, but also prolongs its life further. The single handle design offers eases control of cold and hot water flow, while its premium ceramic disk and 360-degree rotating high-arch spout smooth water flow and offer sufficient clearance for cleaning pots, pans, and other large utensils respectively.
8. Premier Faucet 126965
Recommended for use in homes and commercial kitchens, Premier Faucet 126965 is a multi-functional two-handle accessory with a novel waterfront design that offers users value. It is lead-free, has a hybrid metallic housing the resists corrosion and rust, and has a durable stainless steel spout with a 360-degree swivel system for better control. Its inlet shank is durable, brass-reinforced, and ADA compliant, while its washer less cartridges are not only easy to install, but also work trouble-free for several years. Premier Faucet 126965 is affordable, very easy to install, and has a symmetric design that blends well in several types of homes.
7. Kraus KPF-2250
An exclusive product in reputable online stores such as Amazon, Kraus KPF-2250 is an affordable yet well-designed kitchen faucet with an easy to install and use pull out design made of high-grade stainless steel. It is durable, has a versatile single lever design that does not require a lot of effort to use, and has a safe lead and BPA-free construction that makes it an ideal product for dispensing cleaning and drinking water. The swivel (120 degree) spout offered eases access to sinks, while its flexible hose has a smooth counterweight-controlled retract system that works perfect.
6. Kohler K-780-VS Cruette
As the Kraus KPF-2250 faucet listed here in, Kohler K-780-VS Cruette is a vibrant kitchen accessory with an easy to use pull down design that fits and works well on several types of sinks. It is durable, made of a corrosion resistant stainless steel, and has aesthetic and lead-free components that that will never poison your water sources over time. It has an easy-to install one or three-hole system, a simple to use forward-facing lever, and high-arch spout (16-3/4 inches) that swivel over a 360-degree orientation to create room for large pots and pans. Kohler K-780-VS Cruette is cheap, contemporary-themed, and has pause and aerated flow functions.
5. Peerless P299578LF Choice
If you are renovating your kitchen, and choose this P299578LF Choice faucet by Peerless, you get a chrome-themed kitchen faucet with an innovative dual handle design that works well. It is ADA compliant, has a high 1.8gpm flow rate, and has a lead and contaminants-free design that meets both CALGreen water-efficiency standards and Vermont low-lead legislation. As most products listed herein, Peerless P299578LF Choice is affordable, easy-to-install, and has a lifetime finish and faucet warranty.
4. KOHLER K-596-CP Simplice
Sought-after by contractors and homeowners alike, KOHLER K-596-CP Simplice is a polished-chrome pull down kitchen faucet with an easy to install single-hole design that fits well on several types of sinks. It has a sturdy single handle design, a three function spray head, and an easy to use touch control system that comes in handy when in use. Its magnetic docknetik docking system lasts long, while its transitional styling is sleek, but also easy to clean and or maintain when dirty. With an original model, buyers also receive a 360-degree swivel high-arch spout that comes in handy when cleaning large pots and pans, and has a master clean spray surface that resists stains and mineral build up over the years.
3. American Standard 4175.300.075 Colony
Recommended in top 10 best kitchen faucets in 2017 reviews, American Standard 4175.300.075 Colony is a durable, soft pull-down kitchen faucet with a stylish and rust resistant stainless steel body. It has a well-designed brass swivel spout that does not gather minerals over time. Its pause and adjustable spray features are innovative, while its metallic lever handle is not only durable, but also easy to use when cleaning or washing hands. Purchase an original to enjoy a reliable and drip-free performance and a limited lifetime warranty for both finish and body from its manufacturer.
2. Moen 7594SRS Arbor
Affordable, high-performance, and with an innovative reflex technology, Moen 7594SRS Arbor is a dependable pull down kitchen faucet that lasts long. It has a high-arch pull down sprayer that boosts its functionality. The spot resistant stainless steel used to manufacture it is commercial-grade, while its easy to use one handle design works excellently in high traffic areas. Even though this accessory lacks the MotionSense technology found in most high-end models, it operates smoothly. It also features a Duralock quick connect system that eases installation, and a versatile 1 or 3 hole design that fits several types of kitchen sinks. You also receive a docking spray head and a limited lifetime manufacturer’s warranty.
1. Delta 9178-AR-DST Leland
To get value for money, Delta 9178-AR-DST Leland is our pick of the best kitchen faucet to purchase in 2016. It is single handled, has a unique pull down design made of arctic stainless steel, and has an advanced MagnaTite docking system with a powerful integrated magnet that holds it securely when in use. The diamond seal technology offered has a leak proof design, while its touch-clean spray homes are easy to clean.