Make a Splash with Fanciful Fittings and Finishes
When updating your bath, sometimes it’s the smallest detail that gives your bathing space the most authenticity. Even still if you don’t want to engage in a full blown bathroom makeover and your primary focus is on redecorating in a historical style, a good place to start is with the hardware and fittings.
The one fixture that is sure to make a splash is the lavatory faucet. Period style details such as a bridge design, gooseneck spout and traditional cross handles that are easy to use are symbolic of this tried and true treatment.
Traditional and Timeless Stylistic Construction
The reason why your basin taps are so important is because anyone that enters the facility will more than likely wash their hands either on entry or exiting the room. And being in such a central location on your vanity, its styling can add character and personality to the space.
Classic Quality Meets Modern Chic
Traditional basin taps are a vital fitting for this novel trend and are an easy way to introduce definitive design flair into your bathing space. Their restrained and sometimes understated appearance works well with neutral chromatic arrangements and even fit well in a modern style home, making them an ideal choice for those seeking a blending of classical features and modern style.
Form is not Dictated by Function
Elegant fittings in brushed bronze or chrome with touches of gleaming copper complement a classical bathing space, where you don’t have to sacrifice elegance for pragmatism.
Don’t get me wrong, in most homes a basic no-nonsense lav model will work fairly adequately. However, optioning for a more memorable design with familiar styles, you don’t have to settle for boring practicality. If you shop smart, you can still purchase a beautiful and functional traditional tap without breaking the bank.
New Technologies Combine Classic Charm and Modern Amenities
The good news is that modern bath ware high tech and construction has improved along with appearance. Professional interior designers will tell you, if you want to incorporate timeless personality and saleability into your grooming space, you need to buy fixtures that combine tradition and modernity in equal amounts when decorating your home.
Reliability vs Price
As a side note, I know that for some of you, it’s all about saving money but there comes a time when having to frequently replace your hardware just becomes a nuisance and will ultimately cost you more in the end so bypass the plastic parts and get the solid brass and metal innards models.
While a little on the pricey side a good course of action would be to invest in a sink tap that has ceramic disc valves. These types of fixtures are very durable and nearly maintenance free so you can better focus on adventurous finishes and alluring historical styles.
An Integrated Design for Old Style Indulgence
Traditional bathroom taps are best suited for a period inspired home and gives your lavatory a true sense of old style luxury. From antique bronze widespread faucets to elegant fittings in distressed-nickel that share a soft weathered appearance, these additions to an old-fashioned lavatory suite can give the room a feeling of familiarity that lends itself to an inviting and lingering space.
Reliving the Past Today
The addition of a timeless bathroom suite will not only enhance the beauty of your home but will also increase the resale value of your house. There are a fantastic range of traditional washroom taps, from Edwardian, Victorian or antique.
These handsomely fashioned faucets can dress up your period bathroom to recreate the charms of a bygone era in both mixer and separate taps to outfit a multitude of basin styles. So go ahead indulge yourself with a new spout today and why stop there, purchase other antiquated bath fixtures and furniture to match. Who said you can’t relive the past…