Kitchen Countertop and Faucet Parings, Part Two
If you are one for odd and unusual styles, then you know you aren’t one for the mundane and ordinary. You like styles that make a statement and catch the eyes like a fisherman catches fish. You’re probably tired of the outdated granite kitchen countertops that nearly every home has now. It gets boring trying to be like everyone else. So if you are on the market for a new countertop, then keep on reading about all the different types of countertops that are offered. Not only that, see how well they can be paired with all the different types of faucets that are out there because faucets are a countertop’s best friend.
They are normally custom-fabricated to precise specifications and installed by custom craftsmen. Germ-resistant and very sanitary, yet they can be very expensive and difficult to fabricate as it requires specialty workmanship.
English historical splendor finds itself standing with stunning dignity in the prevalence of the refined acrylic lever handles of this faucet. Designed for optimum versatility and functionality, modern-day technology is provided for a state-of-the-art product. The Wilshire Single-Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet features a high arching spout to easily clean larger dishes, swivel the ability to reach any area in and around your sink, and a dual function pull-down sprayer to tackle tough messes.
New or reclaimed wood
Barns, flooring, siding, and yes, even old wood counters, are repurposed and made into wood counters for an antique and truly unique look. They are green ecofriendly et requires significant sealing oil and higher maintenance.
The spirit of the Victorian Era finds itself elegantly and eagerly spun into the unique design of this faucet. Able to fit a variety of sink set-ups, widespread kitchen faucets can be utilized in several multi-hole configurations. These are ideal for larger kitchens, as they are more spread apart, and with the included side-sprayer feature a 4-hole installation.
A very unusual material for kitchen countertops is bamboo. Although often lumped together with wood, bamboo is actually a grass, and the slabs used in countertops are made from shredded bamboo fibers blended with resins. Bamboo is a very hardy and renewable substance yet requires a lot of synthetic adhesives to create a solid surface.
Recommended: Kingston Brass Concord 8-Inch Adjustable Center Wall Mount Kitchen Faucet, Brushed Brass
This faucet boasts a bold, sleek design with its cylindrical styling. Because of the horizontal pop that it gives, it is more of a centerpiece, perfect for planning a design around. Additionally, the unique look is great for a variety of styles from Art Deco to Farmhouse. The brushed brass finish will also provide a long-lasting and warm touch to your kitchen ensemble.
Recycled or not, high-tensile glass can also be formed into slabs for countertops. The result will be a truly unique countertop with a number of virtues. Although not uncommon, this is generally not a very functional countertop—glass tiles are better suited for backsplashes.
Recommended: Gourmetier LS8711CTLSP Continental Single-Handle Kitchen Faucet with Side Sprayer, Polished Chrome
Transcend your home into a futuristic utopia with this faucet’s brilliant craftsmanship and modern, curved spout with ergonomic levers. Easily adaptable to any kitchen, the Continental single-handle kitchen faucet is prized for its easy-to-use single handle. This makes it the perfect fixture for multitasking as you can adjust temperature and volume in one swipe. Enjoy the strong and durable brass material and polished chrome finish that will last for years to come.
Aluminum countertops are closer to quartz (engineered stone) or solid surface than to stainless steel. They are made of waste aluminum flake, solid surface scrap, and recycled acrylic. The aluminum flakes are added in for an appearance, not to create a homogeneous surface.
Recommended: Gourmetier LS8400DL Concord Single-Handle Kitchen Faucet with Pull-Out Sprayer, Matte Black
This faucet boasts a bold, sleek design with its cylindrical styling. The Concord Single-Handle Pull-Out Kitchen Faucet brings forth a contemporary twist to the popular pull-out style. These faucets are known for their extendable hose reach and two-function sprayers to help tackle tough messes.