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Contemporary Taps Buying Guide

Introduction To Contemporary Taps

Taps come in a wide variety of styles, colours, designs, finishes, sizes and options but two of the main options most people start with are traditional or contemporary. Where traditional taps have that classic styling, contemporary taps are modern designs!

What contemporary tap styles are available?

Wall Mounted Contemporary Taps: A contemporary tap which is wall mounted always looks sophisticated and stylish.

Contemporary Bath Fillers: There are lots of bath fillers out there but choose a contemporary filler if you want sleek and modern looks.

Contemporary Shower Mixers: Contemporary shower mixers are the perfect addition to any modern bathroom. They offer you the freedom of switching between a shower and a bath tap with the flick of a switch.

Contemporary Thermostatic Taps: Besides looking great, these contemporary taps have a built in safety feature as they gauge the temperature of the water, meaning that there is no risk of scalding.

Contemporary Freestanding Taps: If you have a freestanding bathtub, these contemporary taps are the perfect accompaniment, as they really complete the look. They are also a great option if your modern bathroom has a counter top basin.

Contemporary Waterfall Taps: For the ultimate modern appeal, waterfall taps feature futuristic designs which will completely transform the look of your basin or bath.

How do I know which contemporary taps are suitable for my plumbing?

As water pressure can vary greatly from house to house, you need to check your pressure before selecting a new set of modern taps. This will help determine what will be compatible with your plumbing system. It is a good idea to seek professional advice when dealing with water pressure, as this will give you much more confidence when it comes to the buying stage.

How easy is it to install modern taps?

Modern taps are so much easier to fit nowadays but, if you're unfamiliar with the installation process we would advise you to seek the help of a professional.

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