How to Choose an Aerator
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Throughout the home, there are many small items that help keep daily life running smoothly. In many cases, these small fixtures and features go unnoticed — until the day comes that they need to be replaced. One such small but mighty bathroom and kitchen fixture is the aerator. An aerator is attached to the end of a faucet and performs a simple but important task: turning a single stream of water into a non-splashing, aerated stream. By adding air to the water, the end result is a smooth-flowing and pressurized stream.
Kingston Brass carries a vast selection of aerators to match any style of faucet. In addition to providing a variety of styles, Kingston Brass also offers homeowners varied designs, finishes, and other added aerator features.
For the homeowner looking to choose a new aerator, the following guide will provide insights into picking the perfect aerator for any faucet.
Decide on a Style
First and foremost, the aerator chosen should be a good match for the faucet itself. Beyond just fitting onto the faucet tip, the style should complement the faucet and sink.
For example, if the faucet in question is a simple, minimalist design, the aerator should be chosen to match that style. The goal of an aerator is that it melds with the rest of the faucet’s design, becoming essentially unnoticeable as a separate feature.
Pick a Finish
Beyond just matching the style of the aerator to the faucet, it is also important to pick a finish that will go well with the existing fixture. Generally speaking, homeowners should choose the same finish for their aerator as they do for their faucet. If the room is being remodeled, this is a great time to pick out a new finish for every new component.
Consider Water Savings
Finally, different aerators come equipped with different water-saving options. One of the benefits of an aerator, beyond just creating a splash-free stream, is that they can help cut down on how much water is used when a faucet is turned on. Homeowners should look for aerators that come rated with water-saving capabilities.
Premium Aerator Options
Kingston Brass offers premium aerator options in a variety of styles and finishes. There is something to match any homeowner’s budget, design, and water-saving needs!