Need to, or thinking about replacing a faucet? There are a lot of brands on the market and it can be challenging to find the right brand for an excellent faucet. Plumbing fixtures are unique, in that it is classic technology that has been around in various forms for hundreds of years.
Over this time, there are several companies that have been leaders and innovators in the plumbing industry. These players have not strayed far from their roots that this gives them an excellent perspective on the market as a whole. This perspective has allowed them to become top contenders in the fixture market.
Five Premium Faucets By Brand
Regardless of kitchen or bathroom, these brands represent the top names in plumbing fixtures, Moen, Pfister, Kohler, Delta and American Standard. Inside these brands, lay other brands that represent the various models and lines of plumbing fixtures. All of these produce high end products and value products, thereby covering a range of affordability and quality options. What separates these brands from others is the dedication and longevity of these companies to plumbing fixtures. For example, Kohler was the first to introduce the enameled bathtub that became standard in many homes. In order to illustrate the quality and design of these brands, here are 5 different high end faucets. These cover both bathroom and kitchen faucets.
Top End Velino Style Kitchen Faucet
This simple, yet classic, high arch design with pull down sprayer would look elegant in any style kitchen from modern to vintage. Delta 16971-SSSD-DST Velino Style Faucet has a single handle for precise water control and comes with a soap dispenser of the same design.
It uses Delta’s patented MAGNATITE technology to ensure the sprayer returns and docks quickly and accurately each time. It also uses Diamond Seal technology to prevent leaks and keep the water from touching any metallic components. It is all brass with a ceramic valve cartridge and stainless steel finished. An excellent top end faucet for the kitchen.
Best Designed High End Kitchen Faucet
This high end faucet is styled in the classic French pattern in a rustic pewter finish. Exquisite design is clearly on display with this faucet of all brass internal construction. This Pfister T26-4NEE Marielle Style Faucet is of the four hole configuration and has a standalone single handle with a side sprayer and soap dispenser.
It also has flexible stainless steel connections for a quality fit. This is an excellent example of the quality and design of the people at Pfister. Any kitchen would stand out with this faucet at the sink.
Top Rated Pull Down Kitchen Faucet
Kitchen’s are where a great deal of hard work takes place preparing for family meals and such. With that in mind, the workmanship of American Standard 4332.350.002-YOW Pekoe Style Faucet is fully illustrated by the styling and grace of this semi professional looking pull down faucet.
Wrapped in spring, this all brass, finished in chrome sprayer has that professional look and use about it. It has adjustable ends for various spray patterns and is great for dealing with large pots and pans, quickly and efficiently. It uses a ceramic cartridge for leak resistant operation and comes with a lifetime limited warranty.
Best Quality High End Kitchen Faucet
Moen S713WR Waterhill Style Faucet is one of the leading brands of high quality, high end plumbing fixtures. This Victorian style, two handle faucet with side sprayer is finished in a matte, wrought iron look for that classical antique look.
While it might have the look of an antique, internally it is all modern. The ceramic valve cartridge is designed to prevent leakage and allow for precise water flow. It also has a attachable side sprayer and the spout aerated. In addition, this 2.2 GPM faucet is fully ADA compliant. For a kitchen faucet, in classic styling, there is little to beat this one for looks and quality.
Best Wall Mount Style Premium Faucet
While the others have been kitchen faucets, this one is a bathroom faucet. Since these are representative of the excellent workmanship of the various companies, this antique style faucet is a perfect representation of the quality and workmanship that goes into Kohler products.
This KOHLER K-149-3-BN Antique Style Faucet is the classic wall mount styling with two separate handles and a soap tray on the spout. Kohler has been making fixtures and plumbing supplies since 1888 and this antique design but modern built faucet shows the longevity of their products. This faucet is of all brass construction and is fully leak resistant. It is also lead free.
This faucet has a brushed nickle finish and produces 2.2 GPM. While it is a bathroom faucet, it can be used in the kitchen setting as well, making it great looking and versatile. For someone looking for a high quality, premium faucet, this is the perfect choice.
All of these faucets carry a life time limited warranty and this shows the dedication these companies place in their products. These are also great looking and will fit a variety of themes and looks. It is little wonder that these brands are among the top of the plumbing market.