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With the availability of various taps on the market, choosing the right one for renovating your kitchen can seem challenging.

However, if style and versatility are your priorities, we suggest using a mixer tap. This popular design draws from cold and hot water supplies, blending the flow before streaming it out of a single pout. So, with these taps installed in your kitchen, you don’t need separate hot and cold water taps.

The best part is that it allows you to get the water at your desired temperature quickly and easily, saving both time and water. This type of tapware has become the go-to choice for Australian kitchens.

This article will tell you everything you need to know about mixer taps, including their various benefits and types. So, if you already have, let’s jump right in!

Top 3 Benefits Of Mixer Taps

Here are the top 3 benefits of using kitchen mixer taps:

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1. Available In Different Styles

First and foremost, mixer taps offer much more than other tapware in terms of design. They are available in different styles, allowing you to choose the best one that suits your kitchen sink.

2. A Cost-effective Solution

Rather than having a cold water tap and a hot water tap, mixer systems feature only one tap, providing both cold and hot water. As a result, you save both time and water when using a mixer tap.

3. Easy To Use

Mixer taps are undoubtedly easy to use, even more so when choosing a single-lever model. You can manage the heat or water pressure with a wrist flick.

Different Mixer Tap Styles

Mixer taps are available in various styles; hence, it is best to know the basics before purchasing one for your kitchen.

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1. Pull-Out Spray Taps

These mixer taps are commonly used in commercial kitchens and are durable, visually pleasing and practical. The pull-out spout feature of this tap makes cleaning large pans and rinsing vegetables super easy.

2. Wall-Mounted Taps

Wall-mounted taps ensure that the sink area does not look cluttered, hence a perfect choice for those having a relatively more minor kitchen.

3. Single Lever Taps

Single lever taps are the most common type of mixer taps. They feature a single spout, which is controlled by a lever. You can adjust the flow rate by moving the lever up and down, and as for the temperature, you can control it by pushing the lever from left to right.

4. Monobloc Taps

Monobloc Taps, too, sports a single spout and are considered a minimalist choice as they only need one hole in the worktop of the sink.

5. Two-handle Mixer Taps

A two-handle mixer tap can be stylish and functional when choosing a new kitchen tap. Mixer taps allow you to control the flow of hot and cold water, mixing them together into a single spout for the perfect temperature. The mixer tap features separate handles for the hot and cold water, giving you precise control over the temperature mix.

Depending on your design, these mixer taps may require two or three holes in your countertop or sink. This is something to consider when planning your kitchen layout or preparing for an upgrade. Whether rinsing vegetables or washing dishes, a two-handle mixer tap can make the task more accessible and more efficient.

Things To Keep In Mind

Once you have selected a style, check your home’s water pressure. Water pressure varies from house to house, and not all taps work with all pressures. So, you must ensure your home’s water pressure is suitable with the new mixer tap. Otherwise, you might not be able to use it all.

Is A Mixer Tap Right For You?

With that, we have reached the end of our guide. Hopefully, it has helped you gain information about mixer taps. So, purchase one that best suits your sink and kitchen decor. Just ensure that it is compatible with your home’s water pressure.

If you have any further queries regarding mixer taps or replacing your current fixture, kindly drop them in the comment section below.

That’s all for today. Hope to see you soon.

Ashley Woolf

Ashley Woolf

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