NC)—The kitchen faucet can be used upwards of 40 times in a single day in your home, making it one of the most-used appliances in your home. Recent developments in style and technology have resulted in a wide variety of faucet options available to homeowners. So how do you choose the one that's right for you?
Whether you're a seasoned chef who loves to entertain or you quickly make dinner for your family so you can move on to other things, there's a faucet for you. Here is a breakdown of some of today's most functional and stylish kitchen faucets, at each end of the budget spectrum. No matter what you need and want, it can be found. The first step is to determine your needs and how you spend your time in the kitchen.
Classic and functional
You like classic form and durability. You're looking for a faucet that will go the distance and look stylish in your kitchen, even if you decide to update or redo the décor. You want functionality, but don't need the latest and greatest just yet. Delta's Linden faucet features a pull-out wand with an enhanced flow option making tasks like filling large pots or watering plants quick and easy. The clean style is modern without being bold. Linden starts at $298.
Sleek and techie
You're a foodie who loves to cook at home for your kids. You need a faucet that is functional and can help make your food prep more efficient (you've got hungry months waiting). Look for a faucet that has touch technology, such as Delta's new Pilar kitchen faucet. Featuring a modern design coupled with the latest touch technology that lets you turn the faucet on and off with a touch anywhere on the faucet body, Pilar is a distinctive faucet, ideal for a busy family home and sticky fingers. Pilar starts at $594.
The wow factor for the serious chef
You love to cook and entertain. You strive to provide your friends and family with the chef's table experience and the kitchen is the style centre of your home. You need a faucet that can keep up with you and be the showpiece in your favourite room in the house. The Axor Citterio Semi Pro is straight out of a professional kitchen and combines professional essentials with reliability, durability and a striking form. Full and needle spray modes, a pliable, arcing handspray and 360-degree swivel radius are sure to ignite your passions. The Axor Citterio Semi pro starts at $1463.
More information is available online at deltafaucet.com and hansgrohe.ca.