Sunday, August 19, 2018

Kitchen Faucets: Compare


Report Card Grade
Product Grade
Product Grade
Our Awards
Overall Score
72%
66%
Date Reviewed
October 2012
October 2012
Pros
great value; great warranty; versatile design; easy to install; high arching pull-down spout can rotate 360°; sprayhead touchpad with spray, stream & pause functionality
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 leaks; only available in 3 finishes; doesn't meet CA/VT low lead requirements
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)
$265 - $366
$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
9"
10.5"
Spout Height
9.6"
8"
Overall Height
16.6"
10.8"
Escutcheon Plate
Optional - 10.5" long
Optional - 10.4" long
Degree of Spout Rotation
360°
120°
Maximum Flow Rate
1.8 gpm
1.5 gpm
Adjustable Flow Rate Kit Available?
Yes - 1.5 gpm or 2.2 gpm
No
Handle
One attached lever handle (right-hand side mount)
One attached lever handle (top mount)
Valves
Ceramic Disc
1255™ Duralast™ cartridges (a proprietary ceramic disc design)
Finishes
Matte Black, Vibrant Stainless and Polished Chrome
Matte Black, Chrome, Classic Stainless (LifeShine®), Ivory and Glacier
Spout Type
Pull-down sprayhead with ProMotion™ technoloy and a MasterClean™ sprayface is easy to use and clean
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 dispenser, a deep roughing-in kit, and a low flow kit or a high flow kit for these faucets (sold separately).
Soap/lotion dispensers available in a two different sizes (depending on your finish).
ADA-Compliant
Yes
Yes
Codes/Standards Applicable
ICC/ANSI A117.1; CSA B651; OBCl ASME A112. 18.1/CSA B125.1; NSF 61; Energy Policy Act of 1992; All applicable US Federal and State material regulations
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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