Why Do You Need a Wall Mount Faucet?
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Choosing fixtures for a bathroom remodeling project can feel a little overwhelming with so many products on the market today. Wall mount faucets are often overlooked among the options, but they’re some of the most versatile fixtures available. Since these fixtures are located on the wall rather than the countertop, they can work with almost any sink or bathroom layout. Here are four other benefits of wall mount faucets that should make any homeowner consider them.
Create Free Space on the Countertop
The biggest benefit of this kind of faucet is to create more space on a countertop for organizing cosmetics, skin treatments, and other bathroom essentials. This is only possible when the wall mount faucet is paired with a vanity with plenty of flat surface space. Most vessel sinks and some console designs won’t have much space for storage no matter what type of faucet is used. Of course, it’s always possible to fit in extra shelving around the faucet if a fixture with a low-height neck is chosen.
Draw the Eye Upward
Thanks to its placement on the wall, rather than the horizontal surface of the countertop, wall mount fixtures help draw the eye upward. This can be a valuable trick for making a small bathroom seem smaller and distract from the floor or plumbing under the vanity. The higher the faucet is installed above the sink, the stronger this effect will be.
Choose a Custom Height
As the section above suggests, wall mount faucets are practically unlimited in their ability to be customized in height. Placing the faucet at a taller height can create a more dramatic fall and prevent splashing in a shallow sink. On the opposite end, installing the faucet a little lower can prevent it from obscuring the view of a mirror or getting in the way of other features. There’s no need to settle for fixed height options when custom placement is easy with a wall mount fixture.
Pair with a Vessel Sink
Few other faucets work well with a vessel sink due to the high sides and raised installation. While high-necked models can occasionally reach over the side of one of these sinks, they usually look a little awkward doing so or require cramped installation. A wall mount faucet is the best choice to pair with any popular vessel sink to get a flawless fit.