The kitchen is obliged to use simple and practical equipment and furniture ranging from kitchen tables, stoves, cabinets, to dishwashers and various other furniture or often called sink faucets. Currently, kitchen sink faucets are chosen by many housewives because they are considered practical. In the design of sink faucets, sinks and faucets become one so that the activity of washing the pan, plates, and pans and food ingredients becomes easier. Currently, sink faucets are present in a variety of design choices that are commonly used by the public. If you are currently planning to buy a new sink faucet for your kitchen, there are a number of important things to know about the type of use, type of installation and size of depth.
Regarding the type of use, kitchen sink faucets are divided into two, namely single-handle faucet and double-handle faucet. A single handle faucet only removes one type of water so that it can only be used for washing dishes, while a double handle faucet can drain two types of water, namely water for washing dishes and other handles for drinking water (adjusting the needs of homeowners).
Related to the type of installation, there are several types of sink faucet installations including Under Mount, Flash mount, Module, and Inset. Flasmount is a sink faucet installation from above. Meanwhile, under mount uses an installation technique from below so that the lip part of the tub will not be visible.
When installed with an inset technique, the sink faucet is connected to the kitchen table and has a surface that is parallel to the table. For installation of module types, the front of the tub is made jutting out beyond the thickness of the kitchen table. Of the types of installation, you can choose one of the sink faucet designs and the type of installation that best suits your needs.
In addition, the type of sink faucet material should also be considered. There are sink faucets made of ceramics, stainless, acrylic, porcelain enamel, composites, and natural stones such as marble and granite.
Tips for Cleaning the Kitchen Faucet & Kitchen Sink Correctly
For those of you who like to cook, a trendy and clean kitchen certainly makes you feel comfortable lingering inside. In addition to choosing a stove, cabinet and kitchen equipment that is in accordance with the interior design of the kitchen, the appearance of the kitchen faucet and kitchen sink must also be appropriate. Because it is installed close together and used simultaneously, choosing a kitchen faucet and kitchen sink must be careful, for example, your kitchen faucet is retro in design and golden in color, you should choose a kitchen sink that is also nuanced with gold like a kitchen sink with a gold filter. Maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen faucet and kitchen sink after cooking is very important so that the kitchen is odorless, clean and beautiful.
Before starting to clean the kitchen faucet and kitchen sink, prepare the ingredients and equipment needed, namely rubber gloves to protect hands from cleaning chemicals and dirt, brushes and sponges to clean stubborn stains, hot water to kill germs and bacteria, bleach so that water faucets and kitchen sinks are still okay, baking soda so that the water faucet layer and kitchen sink remain shiny as well as spray bottle glass cleaning products.
Steps to treat and clean kitchen faucets and kitchen sinks:
1. Check the condition of your gloves, are there holes and the size is right. If the condition of your glove is old, it can be replaced with a new one. Next, close the kitchen sink drain hole with the usual rubber knob provided when buying a kitchen sink and pour hot water. Add about one cup of bleach to hot water then leave for one hour.
2. Open the rubber knob and let the water in it come out. Then, rinse the entire kitchen sink clean and rinse your kitchen faucet. Next, sprinkle baking soda on the kitchen faucet and kitchen sink. Kitchen sink brush uses a brush, while for kitchen faucets can use a sponge. Rinse the kitchen faucet and kitchen sink clean.
3. For your kitchen faucet and the kitchen sink to remain shiny, spray the glass cleaning product on the kitchen faucet and kitchen sink then wipe it dry.