Single Hole Bathroom Faucet
There is no denying the fact that the right kind of faucet can give a different look to your bath space. Hence, it is very important to choose the right kind of faucet for your bathroom. There are different designs, features, and styles from faucet types from which you will have to choose the one that perfectly suits the look of your bathroom. One should keep in mind that all faucet types will not suit the look of your sink or basin, so you will have to choose with care. Some of the common faucet drilling include widespread, center-set, or single hole.
As far as the widespread faucet is concerned they have a spout with separate handles for hot and cold water. Similarly, the center set faucets have a single-handle mixing lever or two handles for the mixing of hot and cold water.
On the other hand the single-hole bathroom faucets are different from other faucet types in the sense that they have a single handle mixing lever or two handles. At the same time, these faucet types may also be touch less or touch activated. To be a little more elaborate it can be said that a single hole faucet is the one that combines both the spout and the handle. At the same time there are both single-lever and two-handle types available among the single-hole bathroom faucet types.
Taking into consideration the kind of name this faucet it is clear that they require only a single plumbing hole access into the sink. Even there are some products among single-hole bathroom faucet come with a pullout spout feature. There is an advantage of this particular faucet type. Such a configuration effectively increases the reach of the faucet.
Hence, it must be mentioned that when you are replacing the faucet without replacing the basin or the sink it is important that you get a configuration that is compatible with the number of holes in the sink. On the contrary, if you are changing both the sink and the faucet type, you will have choice that is widespread and you will be able to choose something that is exactly as per your requirement and budget. However, the same principle regarding the sink type and the number of hole applies to all types of faucet and sink installation.
Now let us have a look at some the pros and cons of the single hole bathroom faucets. First of all it is seen that single hole faucets are more popular because they are easier to use than the other types. Besides, single hole faucets require just one hole to be cut out in the counter top. Single hole faucets have become so advanced in the recent years that they provide similar level of control as that of the dual handle faucets. Last but not the least, single hole faucets can be so stylish that it can give your bath space a really unique look.
However, one of the prominent problems of such faucets is that in case they start malfunctioning you will have to completely shut off the water supply and repair the whole thing to get a supply of hot and cold water.