Are New Faucets Worth the Investment?


Sloan Faucet and Flushometer Custom Laser Engraving

Sloan has developed custom engravings for faucets and flushometers. The new engraving options are designed to give architects and designers the creative flexibility to express their design vision. Meanwhile, building owners can also extend brand awareness into the restroom by adding their own brand logo or pattern to restroom fixtures. Designed with laser-etched precision, Sloan's custom engravings are available to upgrade existing products including the BASYS Faucet, as well as Royal, Sloan, and Regal Flushometers. Intricate patterns, artwork, and graphics can be added to complete a unique effect. Sloan's new design offering is geared toward all types of facilities striving to increase brand awareness in the restroom, including sports venues, schools and universities, corporate headquarters, and more.


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Lately, you've been looking through your once-beautiful home and thinking that it needs a significant style upgrade. This decision is not an uncommon one and is almost always a good idea. Too few people fully understand the benefits of home upgrades, including bathroom remodeling, and let their home fall out of fashion and style with those around it.

However, you've been debating whether or not you need new water faucets for your bathroom. Your current ones work just fine, and you think that they look okay compared to other faucets in the area. Do you need to spend money on these upgrades or can you do just fine with the water faucets that you currently own?

New Faucets are Worth the Price

Adding new water faucets to your bathroom is almost always worth it if you plan on remodeling your bathroom. Many homeowners may be able to install water faucets using their skills, though it is probably best to have a professional do this task for you if you feel uncomfortable working with your plumbing in this small way.

And while new water faucets may seem like a small addition to your bathroom, they can provide you with a variety of benefits if you're attempting to sell your home or want it to look more attractive. This fact varies depending on a multitude of factors, but you're typically going to get at least some type of benefit out of upgrading your water faucets in the bathroom. Fully understanding these benefits will help you make a better remodeling decision.

Benefits of New Water Faucets

If you're interested in upgrading your bathroom and want new water faucets for your home, please take the time to read through the following benefits. These aspects help you to understand better why water faucets are such as smart investment and the ways that you can integrate them into your home to further enhance the style and efficiency of your home in a multitude of ways.

Starting Point for More Upgrades

If you're interested in upgrading the rest of your bathroom, the faucets are often a great place to start the bathroom remodeling process. For example, you can install brand new water faucets that create a modern look that will set your home apart from others in the area. Then, you can change up the rest of your bathroom in a way that matches this bold new design.

When remodeling your bathroom, you need to start somewhere and utilize a fresh and coherent design that maximizes the beauty of your bathroom. And since the faucet is one of the most noticeable parts of the room – and where people often stand to wash their hands, brush their teeth, or shave their face, upgrading this part of the room first provides you with the best chances of improvement.

Enhanced Efficiency

One issue that you might have with older bathroom faucets is their efficiency. Simply put, older faucets weren't designed with efficiency in mind and may use more water than necessary. If you're trying to save money on your utility bills – or want to sell your home on the market in the future – new faucets with an efficiency-minded design can help you avoid this problem in a variety of ways.

Newer and more efficient faucets are often so improved in their efficiency that you can save as much as 50-75 percent more water simply by switching to them. Though this improvement is considerable and the savings will be noticed, it will take time for the faucets to pay for themselves. However, home buyers interested in more efficient homes will love your better bathroom faucets.

Increased Home Style

The bathroom might not seem like an area that needs to be stylish and attractive. However, trying to sell any home is all about enhancing the look and usefulness of every area of your house. As a result, you should still consider bathroom remodeling as part of your selling process. And even if you aren't selling your home, having an attractive bathroom is always a great option.

Simply put, a new and upgraded bathroom will be a more comfortable place to do your business. And since people spend upwards of 30-60 minutes in the bathroom every day – sometimes more, depending on how often they have to use it – they deserve a place that feels comfortable and relaxing. And adding a new faucet can help to enhance the style in subtle ways that make it more attractive.

Boosted Resell Value

Every type of home remodeling job should be focused on enhancing not only the style and beauty of your home but also the resell value. Even if you never plan on selling your home – or will only do so in the future – you should work to make your home worth as much money as possible. This step helps to make it more attractive to potential buyers, and you should decide to stay in it for the rest of your life.

Just as importantly, a beautiful bathroom with attractive faucets can help your home match the value and quality of the rest of the houses in your neighborhood. While home value is often decided heavily based on curb appeal, a comprehensive home valuation also focuses on elements such as interior design. If you have ugly and unappealing bathroom faucets, expect your value to dip considerably.

Comprehensive Style Upgrade

Although the faucets of your bathroom are a small aspect of your bathroom remodeling, they should still be considered when doing a comprehensive style upgrade. Simply put, you need to work hard to ensure that every aspect of your house is improved when doing any remodeling. Details are key to improved style, and if you ignore small elements, people will notice.

For example, if you add new mirrors, upgraded countertops, enhanced toilets, improved bathtubs, and other significant upgrades to your bathroom without improving the faucets, people will notice. They'll either assume that you missed the importance of your faucets or don't understand how to improve them. Your faucets will stand out as an ugly reminder of your old bathroom and detract from your new style.

Let Professionals Help You

If you are interested in adding new water faucets during the bathroom remodeling process, please don't hesitate to contact us at 770-268-2331 or schedule online to learn more about the benefits of this home improvement process. My Georgia Plumber recommends some of these brands, such as Kohler, Moen, Sloan, and so many others.

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