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10 Easy Pieces: Commercial-Style Kitchen Faucets

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10 Easy Pieces: Commercial-Style Kitchen Faucets

Janet Hall January 07, 2009

Restaurant efficiency and professional engineering meet in these commercial-style kitchen faucets, which allow for easy rinsing and washing and provide precise control and flexibility, no matter how full the sink. The faucets included in our roundup are suitable for residential settings (not all commercial faucets are) and all feature solid brass construction. Note that some include a sprayer only and others a sprayer with an independent faucet—the most functional choice, in our opinion.

Above: The highly rated and ultra functional Blanco Master Gourmet Kitchen Faucet with Commercial Pull-Down Spray is available in polished chrome or stainless steel; $747.50 at eFaucets.

Above: The Blanco Meridian Semi Professional Kitchen Faucet in chrome, stainless, or nickel does not have a separate faucet but offers pull-down spray and stainless steel hose protector coil; $391.50 at Home Click.

Above: Dornbracht's Tara Single Hole Mixer; go to Dornbracht.

Above: KWC QBix Series Single Handle Pro Pre-Rinse Kitchen Faucet; $779 at efaucets.

Above: Crane Tap with Spray; £475 at Baileys Home & Garden.

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Above L: From highly respected Franke comes the FF1700 Faucet, which offers a professional pull-out sprayer handle with an arm rest and an independent faucet spout; $1,278.75 at Amazon. Above R: For a sleeker look, consider Franke's FF1800 Pull-Out Sprayer Kitchen Faucet; $918.75 at FaucetDirect.com.

Above: Designed by architect Antonio Citterio, the Hansgrohe Chrome Axor Citterio Semi-Professional Kitchen Faucet features a single control operation and a spout arm that swivels 360 degrees; $493.90 at Amazon.

Above: Lacava 1920 Pro Kitchen Faucet in stainless steel (also available in brushed stainless) offers a commercial-style sprayer with an independent spout and a single lever handle; $990 at Lacava.

Above: While we can't vouch for the quality, we like the looks of the Vigo VGO2006ST Commercial-Style Stainless Steel Single Lever Faucet with solid brass construction; $519.99 at Overstock.

Good Budget Alternatives:

Above: The Hjuvik faucet in nickel-plated brass; $249 at Ikea.

Above: Danze Parma Single-Handled Pre-Rinse Faucet; $276.60 in chrome (also available in stainless) at Amazon.

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