The kitchen can be said to be the most functional areas of home life, so it is better to consider the cabinet design and purchase during the kitchen decoration process. But one thing is easy to be ignored, that is, kitchen hardware. Though the kitchen hardware is less important, its quality is directly related to the use of the kitchen effect. Especially in the faucet, sink so the use of high frequency of hardware accessories, if their quality is not good, then the kitchen function will be directly weakened. So for the purchase of kitchen hardware, our most important thing is to see the quality, to prevent the problem of leakage and clogging.
Faucet: prevent water leakage and save water
The kitchen is a large area of water consumption. In particular, more and more people are now worried about pesticide residues. Whether vegetables or fruits have to be soaked so many times beforing eating,which leds to increase of kitchen water consumption. Therefore, in the purchase of kitchen faucet, water saving is a question that has to be considered. Currently on the market in addition to ordinary taps, there are water-saving faucet, which can save water about 30% -40% than ordinary one. Water-saving kitchen faucet is mainly installed with the faucet bubbler, letting air into the water, so as to slowe down the water flow, to reduce the amount of flushing, playing a role in saving energy. This kind of faucet also has the anti-splash function, thus avoiding the problem of splashing water every time.
Another key factor in the selection of kitchen faucets is watertightness. As the kitchen faucet opening and closing frequency is high, if the quality is too bad, the use of faucets will prone to leakage, dripping phenomenon, resulting in waste. The quality of spool is the key to leakage, and the ceramic spool is generally considered to be more advanced spool technology. Compared with the ordinary spool, the ceramic spool has a strong wear resistance, good sealing and other functions, and a better leak-proof performance. it is recommended to choose the best ceramic spool faucet. In addition, during the purchase of faucets, personally try to switch the opening and closing to check whether it is smooth and look at the faucet’s surface to check whether the plating layer is smooth or not. These are the key factors to determine whether the faucets are good or bad.
Sink: anti-block is the key
At present, most of the kitchen sinks are 304 stainless steel forming, and the basin is rugged, so basically we do not have to worry about the service life. The key is the sink of the water device, because a lot of family habitually let the residue directly come down from the sink out when doing dishwashing, which will easily lead to plugging, water leakage, sewer odor and other issues in long term.
Therefore, in the purchase of sink, we should consider the sink outlet design. For example, you can use the sink mouth with a sinking solid garbage storage basket,which can accommodate the washed solid garbage, and each time empty the storage basket of garbage after using the sink, thus avoiding the excessive solid waste going into the sewer and causing clogging. Now more and more families will install food waste processor so that solid waste can be directly broken, and even if washed from the water pipe mouth, it will not lead to blockage.
In addition, the water quality of the sewer is also the focus on the purchase of the sink. If the quality of the water pipe is too bad, long-term corrosion of food residues will easily lead to leakage, odor and other issues. Therefore, we should also pay attention to product quality in the choice of sewer PVC pip.
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