Cook Up a New Style for Under $1,000
Get the look for less as our design pros show you how to redo your kitchen for $1,000.
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REPLACE THE FAUCET
Fixtures are the jewelry of the kitchen, and the kitchen sink is often the focal point of the room. Investing in a new faucet is a simple and cost-effective way of giving the whole room an updated look. Like cabinet hardware, faucets come in a wide range of shapes, styles and finishes, making it easy to match the decor of the room.
Kitchen faucets come in single- and double-handled models and can include a separate pull-out sprayer, requiring an additional slot. Match the new faucet footprint to the old to save hours of frustration and quite possibly the cost of a brand new sink.
It is also important to consider the height and reach of a faucet's spout, making certain it will reach all areas of the sink. High-arching gooseneck faucets are very popular as they provide clearance for filling tall pots.
Architect Barney Maier designs a contemporary kitchen for a professional chef that's functional and has plenty of storage.