How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Hardware: Buying Guide
Regardless of whether your bathroom needs a complete makeover or some few touches to improve it, Sam’s Club will always have everything you need to take your bathroom to the next level.
Here is what to look out for when upgrading your bathroom:
How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Faucets
What Makes A Good Bathroom Faucet?
The best faucet for your bathroom will trickle down to your unique situation. Ideally, the best faucet should rhyme with the interior design of your entire bathroom to make it look even more appealing. Additionally, it should not only be interactive enough to use but also help you with your water conservation goals.
When picking from the faucets we have at Sam’s Club, be sure to consider whether you are installing a new sink or using an old one and where the faucets will be opening from. Also focus on the size of your bathroom as a small bathroom will call for a different faucets type from that of a large bathroom. For a touch of consistency, you should also consider buying a faucet that rhymes with other faucet types all over your home.
Among the most popular brands you can find at Sam’s Club include:
- Hardware House
- Watts Premier
- Design house
- Ove Decors
The Different Types of Faucets
Bridge faucets give you a combination of both old fashioned bathroom design elements and modern-day décor. Ideally, both the faucet and the levers all branch off a singular part, and the setup requires you to have two holes in the bathroom countertop. They are among the best option for under mount sinks. Since bridge faucets have to be mounted on bathroom countertops, they make it easy to maintain a hygienic bathroom as you can clean around them easily.
Center-set bathroom faucets typically have three holes for mounting two handles and a spout in the middle. The handles are usually four inches apart.
Single Handle (Single Lever Faucets)
Simply put, this is a bathroom faucet with only a single handle. The handle will help you control both the water pressure and temperature. While you might only require one hole to mount the faucet, some of them require you to use two holes. For the latter, some companies provide a mounting plate to help cater for the extra holes.
Wall Mount Faucets
This type of bathroom faucet is mounted on the wall, instead of on the countertop or sink. It has been a great option for homeowners looking to give their bathroom a modern and utilitarian appeal. It also makes it cleaning around the sink easy. Since there will be no hardware along the edges of the sink, it is easy to wash away dirt and calcium deposits.
Deck Mount Faucets
These faucets typically mount onto the bathroom countertop. They can be used on both bathroom sink faucets and bathtubs.
Unlike the traditional under mount sinks, vessels sinks tend to use a