What’s going on? What’s up with the little tap? Don’t really look down, the so-called “drinking water to think of its source”, we drink every day, the water used to wash food and cooking are from it, if the faucet rust, leakage, water pollution and other problems, life can be difficult.
So, in a wide variety of faucet products, how to choose the most cost-effective? Smart Washing – Home Storage Expert Congxin will give you some references in this guide today.
First, check the materials
Several common faucet materials on the market at present, including PVC, zinc alloy, ceramic, stainless steel, PVC faucet prices are relatively cheap, but generally as a transitional supplies in the renovation project, not recommended, zinc alloy and ceramic faucet although the strength is good, but the former internal welding, lead easy to rust, the latter process is not very mature, not very durable, recommended SUS304 stainless steel faucet material.
At present Cong Xin and other high-end kitchen hardware brand faucets are based on this material, the product has a stronger corrosion resistance and sturdiness, to ensure that no heavy metal precipitation. Remind us to choose SUS304 stainless steel faucet to beware of low-quality stainless steel.
Second, from the surface inspection
Feel the texture of the faucet’s surface with your hands, the surface of high-quality products is warm and smooth, and the one-piece design of the faucet is not easy to hide dirt due to the absence of seams, so the aesthetics and service life are improved. The intelligent faucet, after the fine brushed and anti-fingerprint treatment, can also be used as a plus point.
Third, check the valve core
The valve core is the key factor affecting the quality of the faucet, the current market faucet are mainly rubber valve core, ceramic valve core and steel spool valve core, rubber valve core in the spiral open cast iron faucet, and now has been basically eliminated; ceramic valve core is only in recent years, good sealing, stable physical properties, but due to process reasons, quality control or there are some problems, here recommended the last steel spool valve core.
Compared with the previous categories, the steel spool spool tensile strength is higher, can reach 500,000 switches without damage, thus protecting the faucet does not leak.
Fourth, from the perspective of innovation view
We must have long been on the traditional faucet water use a single way, limited cleaning range of defects, in the people on the quality of life requirements of the era of continuous improvement, the relevant kitchen hardware production enterprises also began to strengthen the faucet product differentiation innovation, such as Cong Xin faucet with cold and hot water conversion, faucet free pulling, mute skin water, water saving 30% and other functions, bring more humane kitchen cleaning experience.