Choosing a mixer, you can get confused in the variety of brands and models on the market. From the abundance of brilliant and multifunctional taps, your eyes run up. The Swiss company Franke has been one of the market leaders for a long time and has been firmly established.
A distinctive feature of Franke mixers is high operational reliability and durability. The company declares the excellent quality of products that are designed for long-term use.
The basis for the mixers is made of high quality materials:
- special steel grades with nickel or chrome plating;
- stainless steel cases;
- on the basis of brass or bronze make locking mechanisms;
- seals are made from polymers.
Franke products are not widely used due to the enormous competition.
Faucets of this company in comparison with analogues have their advantages:
- the locking mechanism of the product is very reliable due to the ceramic cartridge at its core;
- traces and stains do not form on the chrome body;
- ease of use provided by a single-lever control system and a high swivel spout;
- aesthetic appeal and uniqueness.
Reviews of plumbers about Franke products are positive. They note the ease of installation and ease of repair, if necessary.
In specialized departments of building stores or in the catalogs of websites you can find the offer of faucets by Franke. Before choosing, you need to decide on the parameters.
The company uses such materials in the manufacture of sanitary equipment:
- stainless steel;
- artificial granite;
The design of the mixers is made in the following styles:
Depending on the control, all mixers are divided into:
Depending on the spout method, mixers can be:
- with pull-out spout;
- with a tap for drinking water;
The Franke Basic mixer is made of chrome steel in the usual style. It can be attributed to universal models that are suitable for installation in a sink or countertop. The classic faucet will fit perfectly into various types of kitchen designs. Its spout rotates 360 degrees and has a sufficient height. Produced by Franke Basic in Italy with one year warranty. The minimum price in the online store is 2560 rubles.
Franke Pola is a chrome steel mixer made in a more modern style. It has a high gracefully curved bend and a side control lever. This model is supplied from the Netherlands. Her purchase will cost 5340 rubles.
The Franke Landy 350 mixer belongs to premium models. Its high spout is equipped with a metal watering can. A retractable spout, 120 centimeters long, sets this model apart from others. The control lever is on top. They are made of chrome-plated brass. The price for such a copy is 31,370 rubles.
The Franke Prince 740 faucet also has a pull-out spout, but this is a more affordable option compared to the previous model. It has a classic shape with a lever on top. The length of the retractable hose is 120 centimeters. It is possible to switch the jet to the shower. The cost of this model is 7030 rubles.
Franke Platino is a faucet made of artificial granite, made very elegantly, in shape it resembles a swan. This is a compact model for small and medium sinks. It will cost the buyer 5440 rubles.
Franke Ambeient Clear Water is one of the new models. It has an additional faucet for drinking water. The minimalist design of the mixer fits perfectly into the design of almost any kitchen. It has two valves: the right one for temperature control and the left one for filtering control. The price of this mixer is 18120 rubles.
The filtration system is sold separately; it is also possible to purchase filters from another manufacturer.
Before buying, be sure to read the passport of the goods offered. The brand name and label must fully match the brand, any deviations may indicate a fake. If you intend to purchase a mixer on the Internet, then you should pay attention to the official websites of Franke representatives. The desire to save money can play a trick on you. Non-original models purchased without passports and warranties can quickly fail. And also cause damage to water supply elements.
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