Types of Bathroom Faucets

Bathroom is a favorite place, it helps us to relieve from fatigue and other problems.  One of the most important part in bathroom is the faucet. There are many four common most types of bathroom faucets: ball, disc or disk, cartridge, and compression.

Here are the descriptions of the four most common bathroom faucets. Ball faucets are identifiable by their single handle which moves over a rounded ball shaped cup right above the base of the faucet spout. The ball faucet controls a special plastic or metal ball inside the faucet body by its single handle.  Disc or disk faucets are identifiable by their single lever over a wide cylindrical body, there is a part called pressure balance cartridge to mixes cold and hot water inside the mixing chamber. Single handle cartridge faucet operates by a movable stem cartridge that moves up and down to regulate flow, it is identifiable by how it feel when operated than how it look. Compression faucets work by using a comprssion stem with a washer at the end of processing. Compression faucets are identifiable by the separated hot and cold water handles.

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Every type of bathroom faucets has its own characteristic that require different maintenance, we hope this little descriptions will help you need to pick the most suitable faucet to applied on your bathroom.

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