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Mixer Taps for Kitchens

They have come a long way from being set as separate faucets for hot and cold water. Since their invention in 1880, mixer taps for kitchens allow for hot and cold water to mix in a set ratio and spray out from a single faucet. Depending on your pressure system, you can either select low pressure or high pressure tap. We are one of the largest distributors of Taps in UK. With over 100 plus choices, you can select the best product for you Kitchen. All brassware displayed here are manufactured by reputed brands and backed by an extended guarantee.

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Kitchen mixer taps work by taking water from both the hot water and cold water supplies that come into the same pipe, where they get mixed. The proportion of hot-to-cold water needs to be set by the user. The quantity of hot and cold water required is controlled by levers. Some taps have individual levers for hot or cold water. Others have a single lever for which selection of hot or cold is made by turning it either left or right, or upside down. Sink mixers use pressure balance valves which maintain the pressure of both hot and cold water, thus, ensuring an even temperature at all times. This is essential because a shift in pressure on either would result in disastrous effects.

Contemporary kitchen fixtures include gooseneck sink spouts that easily rotate to accommodate two sinks and arch high enough to oblige larger pots and pans. Pull-out sprayers can be made to reach any area of a kitchen to facilitate clean-up as well as watering windowsill plants. Kitchen sink sprayers also have adjustable water flows consisting of an aerated stream and a more powerful water stream for more intense cleaning jobs. With a plethora of taps available, including traditional, modern, pull-out sprays and LED versions, there is one that suits every kitchen design. Made from durable and corrosion-resistant material, they come with long guarantee periods as well.

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This tap is very poor value for money. It uses the same shoddy valve cartridges as a cheap B & Q tap. So, after 12 months, the hot water valve failed. Then, to my disappointment, i learnt that the Franke warranty simply consists of replacing a the defective part- YOU HAVE TO FIND AND PAY FOR YOUR OWN PLUMBER. That was £50 call out and and £40 to change the valve. When you have a dripping tap (due to a leaky valve) the calcium ions in water form a bond as strong as cement between the valve body and handle, so getting taking the two apart is not a DIY job as Franke's appointed warranty agents would have you believe. Further the chrome finish - although high quality- is too easily scuffed. The nut on the swivel neck is CONSTANTLY coming loose. If you tighten it, you can no longer swivel the neck. If you do swivel the neck, the nut loosens. Very cheap design. I would much rather buy the Wickes version of the bridge lever tap. It costs less and at least its a proper warranty.
Overall Rating:   1 StarReview Left by: Miss S Younis on September 18, 2017
Quality : 1 Stars
Value for Money : 1 Stars
Style : 1 Stars

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Found this tap on your website after having no luck with other suppliers and at a very competitive price. Looks great with my new white ceramic sink. Received day after I ordered it so great customer service- thank you.
Overall Rating:   5 StarReview Left by: Gillian Greer on August 16, 2017
Quality : 5 Stars
Value for Money : 5 Stars
Style : 5 Stars

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I bought my Eurodisc Single Lever tap many, many years ago I think more or less 15 years and has travelled with me from one Kitchen to the next. I have been able to buy spare parts very easily and the extra expense has paid for itself. It is so useful wtih the option to spray and the sturdy pull out mechanism. The spare parts I have needed are a new head because mine got covered in caustic soda and a washer. Its low profile makes it far more sophisticated than those high taps that are trending right now, and with its very long hose it does more than they can. Drop it over the side and fill your bucket, we use it to water the window boxes too.
Overall Rating:   5 StarReview Left by: Regina Redpath on August 2, 2017
Quality : 5 Stars
Value for Money : 5 Stars
Style : 5 Stars

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This is an excellent product and a very useful and practical addition to the kitchen. I consider that this option is superior to the 'pull out' spray which is incorporated into the some mixer taps. I had a problem with the initial spray supplied from QS but they responded very efficiently to replace the faulty AT1107 hand spray. I would have no hesitation in recommending QS for the supply of kitchen and bathroom products.
Overall Rating:   5 StarReview Left by: John Kirk on July 29, 2017
Quality : 5 Stars
Value for Money : 5 Stars
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