We’ve got proof that shopping online can help you save some money, which means more spare cash to improve other parts of your home. If you’re looking for a bargain, we recommend searching websites such as eBay and Amazon for the best value and widest range.
However, note that you’ll have to wait at least a day for delivery if you buy from eBay or Amazon. Alternatively, if you want to get your kitchen tap on the same day you order, try the click-and-collect services offered by retailers including B&Q, John Lewis, Wickets or Roman.
360-degree professional sprays Switch between a powerful shower jet & fine spray 140-degree swivel range Speed Clean anti-lime system StarLight chrome coating for easy maintenance 5-year warranty The 140-degree fixed swivel on this kitchen tap lets you aim a powerful jet of water into any section of the sink.
People who’ve bought the Rita Water bar swear by it, so we absolutely had to include it in our roundup. Of course, the filter meets Rita’s high standards, protecting you from limescale and chlorine that’s usually found in tap water.
Pull-out spray head Precision German engineering The high spout makes tall pots easy to fill Scratch-resistant design This premium kitchen tap from Grove is backed by over 100 glowing customer reviews on Amazon.
A high spout on this popular kitchen tap means you’ll have no troubles filling up taller jugs with water. You’ll easily be able to slide jumbo pots underneath the Grove 32168DC0 to let you scrub and rinse.
Solid brass construction Ceramic Disc Valve Cartridge Pull-down design Reach hard-to-reach spots in your sink 360-degree rotation This sturdy Gappy model has a solid brass construction and a Medal ceramic disc cartridge.
Gappy promises that this cartridge provides ‘a lifetime of smooth operation and drip-free performance’. Like all instant hot water taps, the Incinerator only uses a few pence in electricity to run per day.
360-degree rotation Long, ergonomic handle Suitable for high pressure Durable ceramic cartridge 5-year warranty Mangrove is confident that its kitchen tap creates plenty of space between the spout and the sink, giving you ample room to get your chores ticked off.
The tap uses the brand’s Airpower technology to mix a generous amount of air into the water. The brand says this makes the water jet ‘full bodies, velvety soft and less liable to splash’.
Single handle for quick control Pull-out sprayer Premium ceramic designer faucet 360-degree rotation 520 mm total height The top kitchen tap from Taps is built to last, made from a solid brass construction that guarantees quality.
150-degree swivel range Two spray modes Handle lock stops lever from wobbling Airpower technology reduces splashing 5-year warranty For starters, it uses the brand’s Airpower function, which mixes air with your water to stop you from getting soaked while you’re scrubbing dishes.
Scratch- and corrosion-resistant valve Single Handle: easy control of hot and cold water High-arch Spout Design with 360-degree Rotation Durable Chrome Finish All Mounting Hardware Included: easy to install This classy tap is easy to install and comes with a durable chrome finish that will look great in any kitchen.
If you have the time to spare, and a reasonable toolkit, there’s nothing stopping you from installing your new kitchen tap. There isn’t a fixed rate for this service as it will depend on what plumbers charge in your area.
However, we recently tested the service out with a South West London postcode and got quoted £85. The main benefit of a flexible tap is versatility when washing up or filling oversized containers, making it a desirable feature.
The solution here is to look for a pull down flexible tap that’s hidden inside a fixed spout. Aerator (aka flow constrictor): These are the taps your find in nice hotels and restaurants.
If this is an option you want, make sure your tap has a childproof safety feature and a temperature warning indicator. It’s also worth considering the size of the tap’s tank if you’re looking to dispense large amounts of boiling water.
Buying a mixer tap with that dispenses instant boiling water can be expensive. If you’re looking to save money it might be advisable to buy a dedicated instant boiling water tap to sit next to your traditional mixer.
A high, curved outlet or a strikingly tall, square spout may look amazing in the showroom, but put it in a smaller kitchen and you risk overwhelming the space. “Where taps like these come into their own is in a larger kitchen or on a generous island bench, where they can assume their rightful role as design centerpiece,” says Luke.
A chrome mixer from Astral Walker is a subtle choice in the neutral kitchen of this revamped Bond duplex. Think about how your mixer will fit in with the materials and design of your kitchen and home (you might want to source your bathroom and laundry taps from the same range).
Villeroy & Boch sink mixer in Modern Steel (4-star Well rating), $999, Harvey Norman. Armando Vicar Luz pull-out mixer in Chrome (4-star Well rating), from $592, Away Australia.
Dorm Inca pull-down mixer in Chrome and Black (4-star Well rating), $619, Harvey Norman. Armando Vicar Calais sink mixer in Chrome (4-star Well rating), from $582, Away Australia.
Fontaine Italy Calais Royal Basin Faucet Ceramic disc valves cross-industry standards of longevity, the performance that is done to finalize life in your kitchen.
Include Sweep spray technologies, Boost and Stream. Sweep spray has created angled tube which makes a powerful blade to clean your dishes and sinks.
Easy to install- Bottom faucet and water line hose are fully installed in kitchen faucet to save more time under a sink. All Keep faucets are supported by KV's one-year limited warranty.
It is designed to give you the exact temperature and volume control with a flexible pull-down tube for maximum versatility. Keep Kitchen Faucets corresponds to the highest standard lead content requirements for California, Vermont, Maryland and Louisiana state laws.