Saturday, June 23, 2018

Kitchen Faucets: Compare


Report Card Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Our Awards
Overall Score
82%
66%
Date Reviewed
October 2012
October 2012
Pros
great warranty; meets CA/VT low lead requirements; reasonably priced; versatile design available in 5 finishes; easy to install; excellent functionality; high arching spout can rotate 360°; handle can be installed on the right or left
great warranty; meets CA/VT low lead requirements; stylish design available in five finishes; pullout sprayhead; enough clearance for cleaning large pots/pans; easy to install
Cons
A few complaints about the design of the sprayhead's swivel joint
some complaints about use of plastic (to comply with low lead requirements) feeling "cheap"; only model currently in collection; control pad on sprayhead doesn't include pause functionality
Price (MSRP)
$307 - $417
$382 - $452
Warranty
Limited Lifetime
Limited Lifetime
Collection Description
Part of collection with 4 different models
Only model in collection
Installation Type
Deckplate or Non-Deckplate
Deckplate
Style
Transitional
Transitional style with low-arching spout
Faucet Hole Options
1 or 3
1 or 3
Spout Reach
7.9"
10.5"
Spout Height
8.3"
8"
Overall Height
15.5"
10.8"
Escutcheon Plate
Optional - 10.3" long
Optional - 10.4" long
Degree of Spout Rotation
360°
120°
Maximum Flow Rate
1.5 gpm
1.5 gpm
Adjustable Flow Rate Kit Available?
No
No
Handle
One attached lever handle (right- or left-hand side mount)
One attached lever handle (top mount)
Valves
1255™ Duralast™ cartridges (a proprietary ceramic disc design)
1255™ Duralast™ cartridges (a proprietary ceramic disc design)
Finishes
Matte Black, Chrome, Classic Stainless, Oil Rubbed Bronze and Spot Resist™ Stainless
Matte Black, Chrome, Classic Stainless (LifeShine®), Ivory and Glacier
Spout Type
Pull-down sprayhead with a 68" flexible hose uses Reflex™ technology that is "40% easier to unlatch and extend"
Pull-out sprayhead with a 68" flexible fiber hose.
Operating Modes
Pause, spray or aerated flow options
Spray or aerated flow options
Temperature Memory
Yes
No
High Temperature Limit Setting
No
No
Built-In Water Filter
No
No
Optional Accessories
Soap/lotion dispensers available in a 2 different sizes (depending on your finish)
Soap/lotion dispensers available in a two different sizes (depending on your finish).
ADA-Compliant
Yes
Yes
Codes/Standards Applicable
3rd party certified to IAPMO Green, ASME A112.18.1/CSA B125.1 and all applicable requirements referenced therein including NSF 61/9; meets CalGreen and Georgia SB370 requirements; complies with California Proposition 65 and with the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act; backflow protection system
3rd party certified to IAPMO Green, ASME A112.18.1/CSA B125.1 and all applicable requirements referenced therein including NSF 61/9; meets CalGreen and Georgia SB370 requirements; contains no more than 0.25% weighted average lead content; complies with California Proposition 65 and with the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act; backflow protection system
 
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