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Why You Need A Roman Faucet

By Edited Nov 13, 2013 0 0

A roman faucet is a great finishing touch, which will turn your bathroom into a luxurious, stylish space. A roman faucet has the handles attached to the deck of the tub or of the sink, creating a beautiful visual effect. The classic beauty and elegance of this type of faucet is perfect for any bathroom. You can install them on your kitchen or bathroom sink and also on your tub.

 Roman Faucet With Hand Shower

If you love having a tub in your bathroom and you don’t have enough space for a shower cabin the perfect solution is a roman faucet with hand shower. If you install it to the tube, you’ll be able to enjoy long, relaxing bubble baths in the evening and quick showers in the morning. Also, those types of faucets look really well. Even if your bathroom is small, you can enjoy it in comfort and style, with a good quality faucet.

When it comes to a roman faucet with shower, you can find ones that are suitable for the bathtub, but also for the shower cabin and even your kitchen sink. Retractable kitchen showers are very useful – they help you rinse your vegetables or wash your dishes without splashing water on your counter top.

 Roman Faucet Installation

What’s specific to this type of faucet is that each part comes separately: the two handles and the pipe. When installing it, you need to pay attention to the water supply lines and the way that the cartridges sit on the deck. You need to secure the in place very well. If you don’t have the right tools or if you are worried that you won’t be able to install the faucet properly, it’s better to call a professional plumber. This type of faucet looks great because or the clean lines and stylish design. If the pipe and the cartridges aren’t installed properly, you will compromise the elegant appearance of the faucet.

If you are still convince that you can install the faucet on your own, there are some steps you need to follow. First of all, turn off the main water supply source of your home. Then, identify the cold and hot water pipes from the bathtub or the sink. Connect the faucet’s water supply lines to the water pipes carefully. Once both the hot and cold water pipes are connected to the faucet supply lines, you should turn the water on and check to see if there are leakages. It’s better to do this step before finishing the installment – it’s easier to fix a problem at that stage. When you secure the cartridges and the pipe on the deck of the bathtub or the sink, make sure you arrange them at equal distance one from another.

 Roman Faucet Valves

Another thing you need to consider, when shopping for faucets, is the type of valves. The design of a roman faucet, with separate bodies for each cartridge and the pipe, requires a lot of hard work when installing them. When shopping for this type of faucets, check the water supply lines at your home – sometimes, they also require adjustments. If you are unsure about the amount of work needed to install this type of faucet in your bathroom or your kitchen, a professional plumber can help you. However, you need to know that there are faucet models that allow easy installment thanks to the improved connectivity of the water supply lines. Since most of the water pipes systems from residential buildings are made of copper, try finding faucets that have copper water supply lines.

 How To Match A Roman Faucet Made Of Brushed Nickel

The design of this type of faucets looks better with brushed surfaces, whether it’s nickel or copper. Brushed nickel bathroom and kitchen appliances practically match any type of interior design, from rustic to contemporary. Thus, a roman faucet made of brushed nickel can be matched with different vessels or sinks: ceramic, glass or natural stone. Brushed nickel is pretty easy to maintain: you don’t have to worry all the time about scratching it. Just make sure you get some cleaning products that work well on brushed nickel and clean the faucets regularly, to avoid limescale from building up.


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