types of mixers
There are two basic types of mixer - mixer with two separate taps for hot and cold water faucet with a single lever, which is turning left or right, you adjust the water temperature.Both types of mixers for their own good, and the selection should be done according to your preferences.In general we can say that it is more convenient to adjust the mixer dvuhkranovym water, but the lever more economical in terms of water consumption.
design modern mixers based on the use of ceramic head parts, these devices differ favorably from chervyanyh cranes that were used before.Qualitative head parts are about 25 years old, but they are easily damaged by debris that may be present in the water.
single-lever mixers can have their device special cartridge, which can operate in two modes - as usual, with a maximum flow rate
of the water, and in economy mode when water flow can not exceed a certain figure.
There type thermostat mixers - a costly device in which the water temperature control occurs automatically.
highest quality brass faucets of this material copes with prolonged exposure to water.The cheap mixers may be used other materials, which in a short time exposed to corrosion.
Brass mixer may be coated with a special coating, giving it an aesthetic appearance.The most common Nickel-chrome plating - it has the familiar silvery mirrored taps, some bathrooms fit bronze or copper coating.
Height and functional orientation mixer
height of the mixer should be chosen taking into account the depth of the shell - the deeper the shell, the higher should be the device.
washbasin, you can choose the easiest non-rotatable faucet with a spout.For the bath is generally selected rotary mixer with a long spout.The bathroom is often installed flush-mounted faucet.
If you want your faucet worked for a long time, do not skimp and buy the device in Europe.
for kitchen faucets is very important to pivot the spout, it is especially important for the kitchen with two sinks.In the kitchen is better to choose a high mixer - washing dishes and draw water into the pan or kettle will be much more convenient.