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Delaney motionsense notouch kitchen faucet - Moen via Atticmag

No-Touch Kitchen Sensor Faucets

Just wave above or below these hands-free faucets to turn the water on or off! Forgive me for being such a kitchen faucet geek, but I did a lot of holiday cooking last week which left my elegant 10-year old faucet and sprayer in a pretty sticky state. Of course they got cleaned immediately but […]

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wall-mounted faucet made from copper piping and industrial water shut-off valves

Wabi-Sabi Sink Faucets

The Japanese aesthetic of imperfection and simplicity is expressed in the use of raw plumbing pipes. Raw copper plumbing pipes and valves are an industrial look often embraced by avant garde architects. I adore my sink jewelry but piping has its own kind of graceful beauty that I also could easily live with in the […]

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Full Steam Ahead

Finally, a real boiling water faucet: 100° C/212° F! Recently a friend “boiled” water for my tea in the microwave so it never reached a rolling boil – bleeccch. At my house, the trusty Braun water kettle is my favorite go-to appliance for morning coffee and my green-tea nightcap. So I was instantly drawn to […]

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Kohler simplice pull down sprayer in action

Why Kitchen Faucets Splash

A Kohler expert explains causes and solutions. Some people live with uncontrolled water issues at the kitchen sink while others only experience the phenomenon after replacing an old faucet. Whatever the case it’s annoying and messy! In my post on Making Sense of Kitchen Faucets, I give a logical designer’s solution — lining up the […]

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Danze Opulence faucet with sidespray in oil rubbed bronze finish

Buyers Pick Top Kitchen Faucets

Choices and trends from two buyer surveys over the past six years put Kohler’s Vinnata on top. Two year-long surveys asking respondents to name the kitchen faucet purchased for their home renovations ranked the imposing Kohler’s Vinnata pull-down (about $600) as the leading kitchen faucet. The pull-down style also is trending as the #1 choice […]

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