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Delta Faucets

When it comes to updating your kitchen, sometimes a drastic and very expensive overhaul isn’t necessary. With a couple of simple renovations, you can really make your kitchen shine. One such change you can make is with new Delta faucets. A few months ago, we chose the Delta Orleans Two Handle Kitchen Faucet With Spray for our kitchen. Choosing this faucet proved to be extremely difficult, since there are so many types of faucets available. Yet for me, it came down to the fact that I wanted two features in a faucet, which I didn’t previously have. One, I wanted a taller arc so that large pots and buckets could easily fit underneath. As well, I wanted a side sprayer. There are pull out sprayers and side sprayers, yet having used both these kind previously at work, I knew I preferred a side sprayer. I chose the Chrome finish, yet there is also the option of the Brilliance Stainless finish.

I know when I chose this Delta faucet, that we would need a new kitchen sink as ours didn’t have the 3rd hole for the side sprayer. Yet, we needed a new sink anyway, ours was very scratched and dated. So, I did what any girl would do when the Delta faucet came, “Hunny, take these measurements and get a new sink, please?” My husband loves to shop at our local hardware store, so he basically skipped out the door happily. Yet, he decided that this brilliant Delta Faucet needed a better place to call home that a replacement steel sink. Hubby sure surprised me by coming home with a gorgeous granite sink! Once installed our new sink and Delta faucet looks like a million bucks.

I cannot believe what a small change did for our entire kitchen! If I had known that it would look this great, I would have gotten this faucet long ago. And, a poor choice I didn’t make – this faucet is a dream! Like I thought, I adore the tall arc, it gives me so much room. I use the side sprayer all the time, it has excellent reach and is really powerful at knocking off sticking food. The design of the handles is so elegant! My space looks so much better {agreed?}, I’m considering the Orleans collection of bathroom faucets and shower accessories now! I think Delta’s tagline is bang-on: ‘See What Delta Can Do!

Delta is a brand of familiarity, fpr over 50 years they have been leaders in impeccable quality and design. It’s become an old tale that household items don’t make a good gift – yet I must disagree. Since becoming a homeowner, I get giddy over home products. Personally I love creating a beautiful home for my loved ones!

The Delta Orleans Two Handle Kitchen Faucet With Spray has an ARV of $299.85, and can be purchased online or in select kitchen supply stores.

Disclosure: I was provided with product to facilitate this post, opinions are my own.

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50 Comments

  1. I know Doris! I had no idea what a difference that would make!
    And, though I didn’t install it myself, for fear that I would flood my house – I watched and I bet I could do it next time.

    Also, I seen the rush of readers come to this post as soon as I published, hopefully I can bring you a giveaway sometime!!

    Thanks for commenting!

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  3. when we first bought our place..our sinks came with old crappy faucets! well then i went shopping! needless to say i had no idea that faucets can run in hundreds of dollars! but you know it was all worth it in the end! i love them!

  4. Delta faucets are our “default” hardware! My parents always had Delta faucets and we have as well! Quality and dependability!

  5. The Delta faucet made a nice improvement in your kitchen.I checked out the great selection of products on their website. Next time I need a faucet Delta will be my first choice.

  6. I love love love delta faucets, my husband works in construction so he is always bringing home extras or talking about what cool new thing is in the houses being built I can’t wait to build my own house one day and customize everything top of the line of course 🙂 (A girl can dream right)

  7. Wow, that looks amazing!!! I am definitely going to keep that in my book I’m keeping ideas in for when we build our house. Thanks so much for the great review. I have magazines and notes and all kinds of info I’m trying my best to keep up with for when we build in the country in a couple of years. I love your sink. What a great choice.

  8. I wouldn’t mind updating my faucets in the kitchen and also in the bathrooms.
    Delta has a few that I really like. Now I have to convince the hubster that we should do it.

  9. Yes, those taps are gorgeous….but…..I love your sink. It is very different and so beautiful.

  10. We have a delta faucet and love it! Ours was in the house when we bought it… it has the pull down sprayer and I actually LOVE it.

  11. Wow! What a difference it made. You’re right! I’ll check them out as we are redoing our kitchen as well. We are trying to update without renovating completely.

  12. I love the before and after pictures. We are getting ready to redo our kitchen in a few months and I’ll have to keep Delta Faucets in mind.

  13. What a great looking faucet. I’ll be checking them out when I redo my bathroom in the spring.

  14. When we renovated our house, we had Delta faucets installed. They look great and operate flawlessly.

  15. I love the before and after pictures. The delta faucet can take a plain sink and make it look so much more stylish. Love how it looks.

  16. WOW! What a difference that made! We’ve been needing one so badly, mostly because our newborn’s bath has a hard time fitting underneath but I had no idea it would look that good!

  17. We just bought our first house and most of the house ‘jewellery’ is brass and the faucets are fairly dated. It looks like Delta makes some really sleek-looking and modern faucets. We’ll definitely keep them in mind when it comes time to replace ours.

  18. Oh! i think this is the faucet my sister in law just bought! She was extremely proud of this. She lovesit and I agree that they totally work better =) Looks really classy!

  19. LOVE the granite sink! Hubby is a carpenter and swears by Delta- they last forever, they don’t wear out and they look fantastic!

  20. I love the design of the one you chose…not too modern and not too old fashioned. I wish for one in my kitchen AND the baths…I know it can really make a difference and I actually like to put things in myself! thanks for showing us your comparison pics!

  21. I’m loving the long design of the faucet – I could really use that when I am filling tall items and/or big pots.

  22. I have a high faucet and I love it. I just wish I had a deeper sink! 🙁 It’s funny how something so simple as a faucet (or a sink) can make such a difference in how you’re able to function.

  23. Wow, what an improvement. I am jealous and want a new sink and faucet! LOL! We currently have a Delta in the kitchen and had zero problems with for many years!

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