Nowadays, many families pay more attention to the purchase of faucets when they remodel their houses. Faucets are more common in the market, and the materials of faucets are also more, including solid brass and stainless steel. Many friends are confused when purchasing. Is it better to choose stainless steel faucet or copper faucet?
In many households, stainless steel faucets are very common now. Stainless steel faucet is loved by the public because of its' durable and affordable. A lot of water goes through the faucet Faucets every day. Stainless steel has relatively good anti-oxidation and anti-corrosion effects, which is a good choice for ordinary families.
In addition, from the perspective of personal health and safety, stainless steel materials are relatively healthy. Even if the faucet is in a humid environment for a long time, it will not breed many bacteria, and it will not cause harm to the human body due to excessive heavy metals.
People's living standards have improved, and they have begun to pay attention to aesthetics. So many people have begun to choose faucets made of all-copper materials. But from the perspective of practicality, qualified pure copper faucets are expensive. There are many faucets on the market that are known as pure copper materials. It is easy for heavy metals to exceed the standard. In the process of making pure copper faucets, 1% lead will be added to ensure their physical properties. Many unscrupulous merchants to ensure their own profits, so many pure copper faucets are now leaded. Elements will exceed the standard, and the direct impact is that it will not only cause secondary pollution of water but also affect the health of the body, especially for children who have not developed well at home, it is even more harmful!
The shape of brass faucet will be more beautiful and easier to shape than stainless steel. Although it looks good, there are too many lead exceeded brass faucets on the market. You can choose the brass faucets which are guaranteed by some big brands like Moen, Delta. The quality will be more guaranteed.
If your budget is sufficient, it is recommended to buy a solid brass faucet. If the budget is low, choose a stainless steel faucet.