Faucets are essential hardware in modern home life, and […]
Faucets are essential hardware in modern home life, and the appearance of hot and cold water faucets makes our home life more convenient and comfortable. Faced with a variety of faucets on the market, ordinary consumers do not know how to choose, especially which ones. The faucet made of this material is more durable. Many of the faucets bought by friends have problems such as water leakage and inability to close tightly after using for a period of time, which seriously affects the mood during use. Let's take a look at the materials and classification of hot and cold faucets with "Future Home Improvement Network", and understand the characteristics of faucets made of different materials in order to make the right purchase choice.
1. Characteristics of hot and cold faucets made of different materials
Copper: The faucet made of pure copper is relatively expensive, but the quality is more guaranteed. When purchasing, carefully check whether there is any problem with the color of the brass, and the interior is relatively rough.
Ceramics: Ceramic faucets have the advantages of no rust, no oxidation, and no wear and tear, and the appearance is very beautiful and elegant, with a sense of high-end atmosphere, but ceramics are easy to break.
Iron: Iron faucets are easy to rust, and it is very difficult to disassemble after rusting. The surface is relatively rough. Some iron faucets after electroplating are smooth in appearance. When choosing, ask whether there is electroplating.
Zinc alloy: The zinc alloy faucet is made of sand casting technology and machine die-casting. The interior is smooth and flat, but it is harmful to the human body. The shell is easily corroded and broken after being impacted by water.
Stainless steel: Stainless steel faucets do not contain lead, are resistant to acid and alkali, and are not easy to corrode. The hardness and toughness are more than twice that of copper faucets. The manufacturing process is more difficult than copper faucets, and the price is relatively expensive.
2. Select the faucet according to the purpose
Generally speaking, it is recommended to choose a single cold faucet for the balcony, and a faucet with hot and cold functions for the bathroom basin, which is more convenient to use in winter. The faucet of the kitchen sink is selected according to actual requirements. If you often brush your teeth and wash your face here, you can choose a hot and cold faucet. If you just wash vegetables and dishes, you can choose a single cold faucet.
Hot and cold water faucets are divided into single faucet and double faucet according to the structure, or single handle and double handle. root pipe.
Hot and cold faucets are divided into screw type, wrench type, lift type, induction type, delay type, etc. according to different opening methods, which can be selected according to actual requirements. The quality of the valve core of the faucet determines the service life of the faucet. It is recommended to use a stainless steel valve core or a better quality ceramic valve core.