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Old 01-05-2010, 10:30 PM   #1
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I am thinking about replacing all the faucets in my house since they all look old and worn out. What brands should I look at and what should I steer clear of?

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Old 01-05-2010, 10:54 PM   #2
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I like to stick to "name" brands. Kohler is my favorite. Amercan Standard,Delta, and Moen also make quality faucets.

Basicly I prefer American made fixtures



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Old 01-05-2010, 11:07 PM   #3
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Good point on the american made brands! Thanks for such a quick reply! Guess its off to the home depot or lowes.

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Skip the "glacier bay" and other El cheapo fausets. We have had a glacier bay in our kitchen sink for 5 years and replaced it with the exact same one 3 times.

The next time around we are shelling out some coin for a decent delta or kohler.

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Go to Moen or Delta...

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DO NOT BUY PRICE PFISTER!!!

We just installed a brand new kitchen Price Pfister faucet 4 months ago. Last we came home to a flood in our first floor and basement. The threaded connector from the faucet lever to the water supply developed a large hole. I am mailing the faucet back and hoping for a refund. It caused over $1000 worth of damage. I truly believe this is a defective product and will never purchase a Price Pfister product again.

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Agree on Price Pfister...no good. Delta and Moen are your best workhorse faucets. They are reasonably priced, well built, easy to work on, and parts are widely available. Kohler is a good faucet, but parts availability can be tough. Danze, Glacier Bay, etc is not good.

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Delta and Moen are good faucets. If you have allot of mineral in your water Delta is better because of the internal design.

If you buy a product that's called phister you will get fisted.

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Delta and Moen are good faucets. If you have allot of mineral in your water Delta is better because of the internal design.

If you buy a product that's called phister you will get fisted.
^^^Listen to these people^^^ save your self some grief!

The other 'cheaper' options are that for a reason, first cost savings are not always the best way to go, spend the little bit difference and years down the road you won't even think about it, ---if you choose the lesser units, you will be doing more than 'thinking about it later!'
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I will second the stay away from cheap theme here. Keep in mind that the working parts are hidden from view so you won't know it's broke until it get's expensive!



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