New Tub and Shower Faucets Lookbook – February 2020
What are the main components for a tub and shower faucet?
Immediately, we can identify in obtaining water, a shower head and a tub spout are two necessary parts. A shower valve would be the third component needed to control water flow and temperature.
But in the tub and shower faucet category, we find faucets offered in various subtypes. The subcategories are:
Deck-Mount Clawfoot Tub Faucets – Most of these faucets include two parts–the hand shower and the diverter. Faucets that feature a diverter lever allow functionality to switch from spout to hand shower or vice-versa. Designed as a deck-mount setup, these faucets are installed on the rim of the bathtub. With this faucet, water lines will be needed to access the water supply.
Wall-Mount Clawfoot Tub Faucets – These faucets usually are mounted on the wall next to the bathtub. Like the deck-mount tub faucets, a diverter enables the user to access water from the spout or the hand shower. These faucets are best without the need to drill the floor for any water accessibility. Bathtubs without faucet holes are best for these types of faucets. Available in different colored finishes all in brass material.
Freestanding Tub Faucets – This tub filling faucet stands upright with the spout extending over the tub. The freestanding tub faucet is designed to be placed anywhere around the bathtub. A hand shower mounted 59″ in length provides a convenient wash no matter which way you’re reclined. No faucet holes are required indicating it as floor-mounted and comes in a variety of traditional/modern styles as well as different finishes.
Roman Tub Faucets – These new Roman tub faucets require 3 or more holes depending on the type. The faucets can be purchased in wall-mount or deck-mount setups. The deck-mount usually includes two lever handles for hot and cold water control. A couple of these faucets in the lookbook require 5 holes for the hand shower and diverter.
Shower Faucets – Simply, the shower head and the shower valve make up the shower faucet. The new featured shower faucets come in a variety of different themes, each construction belonging to a particular time period modern or traditional. Various handle styles and finishes are also offered for options in choosing the right one for your bathroom.
Clawfoot Tub Faucet Packages – Offered in a package, obtain all the necessities with the tub faucet, hot and cold shutoff valves, waste and overflow and supply lines. All components are made of brass and are also offered in other finishes.