Touch faucets are fantastic and are quickly growing in popularity. These hands-free kitchen faucets turn on and off with just a light touch of a hand or arm. These faucets are becoming a favorite in "aging in place" kitchens or with the disabled. These are wonderful additions to any food prep sink because they are so easy to turn on with dough or flour covered hands. They are also useful for a potting bench sink.
Hardness does not refer to how solid the material is but how this particular material can withstand scratches from other kinds of material. You have to do washing in your sink and you are most likely to scratch the faucet with kitchen utensils very often, so if the finish of your faucet cannot withstand scratches, you would most probably end up with one ugly looking faucet after a short while. Studies have shown that the brushed finished kitchen faucet is considered one of the hardest in the market.
Bright brass and brushed nicked faucets are mainly used in modern kitchen settings. You can get these equipments in various shapes and sizes in any hardware retail shop or home improvement outlet.
Besides black and white faucets, there are other colors such as green, red and blue which are available in almost every home improvement store. But before buying such colors, you need to make sure that they match the all over look of your kitchen, because if they are not evenly matched, these faucets can look very weird in your kitchenette.
A shiny chrome plated faucet is common in scores of kitchens today. Chrome is quite durable but can be scratched with a heavy-duty scouring pad. If you enjoy the look of chrome, use care when cleaning your faucet.
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