Help today please! Kitchen faucet/sink

sunnycb02February 19, 2013

Hello everyone! I have a small dilemma that I'm torn about. We just had an apron front sink installed in the kitchen of our new house. The sink (old and new) is not centered under the window/light, just enough to look somewhat odd.

Today our contractor will be installing the faucet we chose, and with the light hanging down and the faucet being a gooseneck, I wonder if it will look better centered with the window rather than the sink. Would that be weird?? The contractor seems to think so, but I still can't help thinking it might look better.

Because the sink is only a few inches off center, the faucet won't be too far off, so it might not look as purposeful as those of you who have faucets all the way in the corner.

Also, the faucet handle is on the side and seems to help make everything seem more centered... I think! The faucet swivels and has a pull down sprayer, so no major functionality issues. We aren't using the soap dispenser.

Thanks so much for your thoughts.

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sunnycb02

This will be the faucet.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 9:18AM
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sunnycb02

Anyone?

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 11:43AM
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lotsapatience

Food for thought...rarely will you see the faucet left in the center postion. It will always be left pointing to one sink or the other. Does that help? I would vote centered with the sink.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 11:53AM
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robo (z6a)

Similar faucet.

Centered on sink:

To left of divide:

To right of divide:

I like offset faucets although usually I look at them with offset sinks. I'm kinda feeling to right of the divide as I think it looks deliberate.

This post was edited by robotropolis on Tue, Feb 19, 13 at 12:30

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 12:26PM
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sunnycb02

Wow, Robo, thanks! That is so very helpful. Now I have a new option to mull over (to the right), but I definitely decided I can't center it to the sink, just does not look right to my eye and I think it would always bother me.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 1:03PM
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mrspete

Assuming you're right handed, I vote right.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 3:50PM
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sprtphntc

thanks to the great mock-up by robo,
i would definitely not center it.
the side would be up to you.
i prefer the right, visually....

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 4:05PM
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sunnycb02

I am actually left handed. I ended up centering it in the window, to the left. Thanks everyone who responded, I really appreciate your input!

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 4:40PM
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Bellsmom

Well done. That looks great.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 5:24PM
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fav.auntx2

I think you made the correct choice. Visually I prefer the chosen installation, and hopefully it works great functionally :)

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 5:54PM
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robo (z6a)

I was wondering how high to make the faucet! I see I undersized it! Looks great! Definitely agree with offset to the sink!

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 6:42PM
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