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Silly Question about Faucet Placement on Split Sink

Posted by JohnnyToronto (My Page) on
Mon, May 16, 11 at 7:41

I also cross posted this in the Kitchens forum in the hope I would get the right advice. I can't believe I'm even asking this, but surprisingly, my wife and I disagreed when it was brought up so here I go. We are installing a new undermount 70/30 split SS sink (Kindred rectangular 33"). So where does the faucet go - at the mid point of the entire length or at the split in the sink? BTW, the faucet is a single handle Hansgrohe Axor Citterio. Wow, I think all these decisions have damaged my brain! Thx


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RE: Silly Question about Faucet Placement on Split Sink

Mine, a surface mount, was pre-drilled for the faucet to be at the divide between the sinks. That way, it reaches equally into both sinks. To put it at the mid-point of the entire length would put the spout at the corner of the small sink.


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RE: Silly Question about Faucet Placement on Split Sink

Thx Randy. I am now getting mixed advice on this issue. Hmm, maybe it wasn't as silly a question as i thought. I just assumed there was some standard that would apply.


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RE: Silly Question about Faucet Placement on Split Sink

Only "standard" is what YOU want.

I prefer full-sweep of the larger basin with less-than-full overhang capability on smaller side. Others have different ideas about it -- and they're all OK.


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RE: Silly Question about Faucet Placement on Split Sink

ditto.

you choose what to align it with and thereby cause the eye to see the alignment.

Center it with respect to the counter cutout and what do you get?
Something centered over the "whole", the ensemble, the general.

Place it at the end of a line and what do you get?
Something pinned to an offset geometry.

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Reminds me of a short discussion I once had about placing a wall clock over a kitchen door, which was not in the center of the wall. I put the clock in the center of the wall area, instead of directly overhead the center line of the door. This made the space seem larger.

Center the faucet with respect to the larger of the two choices.


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RE: Silly Question about Faucet Placement on Split Sink

Thx guys. This is helpful.


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RE: Silly Question about Faucet Placement on Split Sink

I generally default to what DW wants.
Keep the peace.


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RE: Silly Question about Faucet Placement on Split Sink

Randy, that's exactly what I ended up doing. Happy wife=happy life!


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