We see faucets everywhere but we seldom actually think about them until we are forced to replace one that has carried on past its useful life or we are remodeling a kitchen or bathroom. If your faucet is leaking, that may be a simple faucet repair that either you or a plumber can do. You may also decide, however, that this may be a great time for an upgrade. We can help you choose the best combination of new sinks and faucets to give your home a beautiful look.
Water is a very precious resource as we all know here in California. If you have a leaky faucet that precious resource is going down the drain. A leaky faucet can waste gallons and gallons of water increasing your water bill. If you are hearing that constant drip, drip, drip it is time to have that faucet repaired or replaced. Black Mountain Plumbing can assist with faucet repair or install a new one for you.
Faucet Repair or Faucet Installation
Faucet repair isn’t always feasible. We also know when it is not cost effective to repair a faucet. There are often times when it is less expensive to switch out faucets. New faucet installation may be necessary because your faucets are simply too worn to perform properly anymore. Changing faucets and fixtures can transform your kitchen or bath into an entire new space. If you’re thinking about a bathroom or kitchen renovation, we can help! Our licensed plumbing contractors are trained to have a high attention to detail when installing sinks, showers, faucets, and toilets.
If you are replacing or remodeling, there are many types of faucets available to choose from to fit your personal requirements. Modern faucets come with wide variations in design to cater to special needs and of course there are many styles to add a touch of your own personality.
Whether you are installing a new faucet in the kitchen or bathroom, you will find many options at your disposal and your usage patterns will determine which is the most appropriate choice for you and your home. For example, many kitchen faucets will have a spray handle that will pull out to allow you to wash dishes better and some have water filters built into them or attachments for separate water filtration devices. If you haven’t already seen one that you really like at a friend’s home or other place, do some research online or at a nearby hardware store and you just might be surprised at the options available these days. You can find many very function faucets that are also stylish.
For bathrooms, the faucets are designed to serve different needs than kitchen faucets, that is why the designs are so radically different. But even within the class of bathroom faucets, there is still a lot to choose from in terms of style and function. For example, a design with a higher profile will make it more convenient to wash your hands. You can also find faucets with filters for providing more pure water for when you brush your teeth. Again, spend some time learning what is on the market.
One of the problems that have plagued faucets for a very long time is the leaking that will occur after years of use. To prevent this problem and have a worry free faucet, make sure to choose one that has a design that does not use washers.
As with any purchase, the quality of the materials used in the manufacturing process will determine just how durable and reliable your new faucet will be over time. Be sure to purchase a faucet that is made of brass or copper to get a long life from the faucet you install. These faucets will look great and last for a lifetime.
When choosing your new faucet, be sure to pay attention to the existing mounting setup. If you replace a plain faucet with one that has a different design and different mounting design, you will be in for a lot of extra work. But if it is the faucet you want and you are handy with tools, go for it.
Choosing a faucet involves more than just selecting one that looks nice. You have to get one that is practical, durable, and stylish. Invest in a quality faucet constructed of quality materials and you will have a reliable faucet for many years.