Bathroom Faucet Options
Get all the info you need on the wide range of styles available for bathroom faucets.
By: Sean McEvoy
Whether you're installing a brand new bathroom or redesigning an existing one, exploring the full range of available bathroom faucets is a key element of the planning phase. These fixtures' heavy use and prominence in bathroom designs make it important to give them plenty of consideration.
Quality is essential when it comes to bathroom sink or tub faucets. Solid brass construction, as opposed to plated metal, will greatly increase the life span and overall durability of a faucet. You'll likely save in the long run by investing in a quality faucet construction now, as opposed to paying a plumber later.
There are four standard configurations for bathroom sink faucets: 8-inch (widespread), 4-inch, single-hole and wall-mount. Except for wall-mount faucets, all of these can be mounted on the sink deck. Measuring the span between the centers of the two outermost faucet holes in your sink will determine which type of faucet it can accommodate. If you have a vessel or undermounted sink, a wall faucet is an option.
Tub faucets come in a wide variety of styles, including gooseneck, wall mounted, deck mounted (attached to the deck of the bathtub), and free-standing. All of these styles can also incorporate a hand shower.
In terms of finish, oil-rubbed bronze works well with traditional styles, whereas polished nickel is commonly used in modern, contemporary and traditional designs.
Bathroom Sink Faucet Options
Bathroom sink faucets are no longer style-less commodities. Our expert shares tips to help you better select which faucet is right for you.
How to Pick Bathroom Faucets
Think of faucets as bathroom bling and choose one that suits your style, needs and budget
Brass Bathroom Faucets
Get all the info you'll need on brass bathroom faucets, and prepare to install these stylish and long-lasting bathroom fixtures in your bath space.
Vessel Sink Bathroom Faucets
Explore your options for vessel sink bathroom faucets, and get ready to install an attractive showpiece fixture in your bath space.
Bathroom Sink Faucets
Get info on bathroom sink faucets, and choose the style and design that will work best for the bath space in your home.
Get all info you'll need on lavatory faucets, and get ready to install stylish, long-lasting faucets in your bath space.
Bronze Bathroom Faucets
Explore your options for bronze bathroom faucets, and prepare to add a stylish and durable fixture to your bath space.
Tuscany Bathroom Faucets
Find out all you'll need to know about Tuscany bathroom faucets, and prepare to create a stylish, welcoming and comfortable bath space in your home.
Antique Bathroom Faucets
Browse info on antique bathroom faucets, and prepare to create a bath space with traditional period charm.
Bathroom Sink Options
Browse your options for bathroom sinks, and get ready to choose the right bowl or vessel for your bath space.
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