9,165 Contemporary Bathroom Faucets

If you're looking for a quick fix to spruce up your bathroom, one of the easiest ways to make an impact is by updating your sink and shower faucets. By trading your outdated gold fixtures for sleeker chrome or stainless steel ones, you can quickly create a fresh, modern look. As you consider your next contemporary bath faucet purchase, be sure to keep in mind all your finish, style and spout options. More 
KOHLER K-10129-4-CP Purist Floor-Mount Bath Filler Faucet
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Here's the filler faucet for a tonier tub. This sleek floor-mount fixture in polished chrome gives a sleek, modern look to your personal space.
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Sade Collection Wall-Mounted Lavatory Faucet W/ 1 Handle, Polished Chrome
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Wall-mounted spout and handle installation 2.2 GPM at 60 psi 9.25" spout reach Drain Assembly not included Optional Matching Decorative Trap G-9971 Need to order Rough and Trim to complete package(G-1836-LM36W-PC-T/G-1020) Please see second image for finish details. W. T. Weaver & Sons is a family-owned architectural hardware and decorative plumbing store ...More
Altmans KU12PC Kubica Control Lavatory Faucet
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Flexible connections Ceramic disc cartridges Available in all 15 finishes
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Stick SK 101 Single Lever Wall Mounted Bathroom Faucet
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Stick SK 101 Concealed Single Lever Wall Mounted Bathroom Faucet, with Wall Spout, Aerator and Rectangular Plate Features: -Wall mounted bathroom faucet -Includes wall spout, aerator and rectangular wall plate -Polished chrome finish -Made in Italy
“main bathroom and basement” — poundhome
KOHLER K-16232-3-CP Margaux Widespread Lavatory Faucet with Cross Handles
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KOHLER K-16232-3-CP Margaux Widespread Lavatory Faucet with Cross Handles in Polished Chrome Margaux offers a unique blend of traditional design elements and modern fluidity to complement eclectic design interiors with refreshed sophistication. KOHLER K-16232-3-CP Margaux Widespread Lavatory Faucet with Cross Handles in Polished Chrome, Features: Solid brass construction for ...More
Double Handle Basin Pillar Tap - FS2AD202PNV
$236.19 $363.93 · Buy on Houzz
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Color: Polished NickelManufacturer SKU: FS2AD202PNV. Cross handles with porcelain hot and cold index buttons. Metal pop-up drain. 8 in. Centers. 0.5 in. IPS inlets. 5 in. handle height. 2.56 in. maximum deck thickness. Weight: 7.70 lbs.
“1/2 bath faucet, style” — lphanson
Single Lever Faucet
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Includes pop-up in matching finish: VG16002ARB and all mounting hardware, hot and cold waterlines The VIGO Noma single lever faucet will add style and versatility to any bathroom decor. Mineral resistant and easy-to-clean nozzle Easy single hole installation Finish resists corrosion and tarnishing Durability and longer life ensuring finish Exceeding industry durability standar...More
Stick SK 006.80 Wall Mounted Single Lever Faucet
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Stick SK 006.80 Concealed Single Lever Wall Mounted Bathroom Faucet with 6.9" Spout, with Aerator and 3.1" Diameter Wall Plate Features: -Wall mounted bathroom faucet -Single Lever -6.9" spout reach -3.1" diameter wall plate -Available in polished chrome, mat chrome, or stainless steel -Made in Italy
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What type of style faucet should you choose?


If you're going to replace an old faucet instead of starting from scratch, your style options are going to be more limited — you'll need to choose a faucet that matches the holes of your existing sink. If you're looking to start fresh, you can customize your new sink and its fixtures to accommodate the new contemporary look and feel you desire. In general, here are the most popular options:
Single-hole:These units have generally have one handle connected to the spout which controls water temperature. They’re compact, and easy to use, maintain and install.
Center-set: The most commonly used and least expensive faucets, they combine the handles and spout on a 4” base unit. These work well on smaller basins.
Widespread:This option features hot and cold water valves that are separate from the spout. Though a pricier faucet, they’re more flexible in terms of placement, and are usually at least 8” wide.
Wall-mount: These work well with non-traditional sinks that don’t come with pre-drilled holes, such as vessel sinks. They also reduce clutter since they’re generally installed higher than typical faucets.

What do you need to know about internal valve systems?


The internal valve system controls the flow of water through the spout, so it’s an extremely important facet to high-quality operation. This is something you’ll want to invest in to ensure it works properly for years to come. These four available internal valve systems are as follows:
Compression:The most common type, it’s the only system that uses a rubber washer to control the flow of water. However, the washers wear out easily, which can result in dripping.
Ball (washerless): Water through this system is controlled using a slotted metal ball. It’s durable and reliable, but must be paired with a single-handle faucet.
Cartridge (washerless): This system operates on a stem cartridge that moves up and down to regulate flow. Also durable and reliable, it’s compatible with both single- and two-handle faucets.
Ceramic disk (washerless): With two ceramic disks moving against each other to control water flow, this system is virtually maintenance free. It tends to be pricier, but can be used with single- or two-handle faucets.

What type of finish should you consider?


There are many different materials to choose from; as you make your decision, be sure to find one that complements your bathroom’s current contemporary décor. Brass, bronze and copper add a warm, inviting tone to your bath, while nickel, chrome and stainless steel are slick, trendy options. For a more classic look, try white, gold or black. Regardless of your pick, keep your eye out for manufacturers that offer lifetime finishes to ensure your faucet remains in top condition over the years.

What additional features might you want to include in your faucet?


Anti-scald protection helps protect from burning, particularly with young children. You may consider adding a filter for drinking water, or installing an adjustable flow-rate restrictor to conserve water.
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