Hydra Bathroom Taps
Roper Rhodes Hydra bathroom taps are a brand new edition to their collections, it is simply a really well priced designer range of taps and mixers.
What I like apart from the price is the design, its wide waterfall styled spout and handle that follows perfectly, it has a squared body and all the great function of all the other Roper Rhodes ranges like a built in temperature and flow limiter that can be adjusted to suit the installation.
Hydra is not a huge range but covers the minimum requirement, in the collection is the Hydra mini mono basin mixer and the Hydra basin mixer in the picture to the right, the Hydra bath filler and the Hydra bath shower mixer which comes complete with a contemporary square shower handset and hose.
Cheap bathroom taps by price but not by design…
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Square Bathroom Taps
Looking around at new ranges of square bathroom taps and I came across the Navona collection which is a brand new range which I had not noticed before, it has a lever that is flush to the top of the handle which is a slightly unusual approach but very neat in design, although this is a small range it has every thing that is required for a bathroom, in the collection is either a pair of basin taps or a mono block basin mixer, there is a bidet mixer and for the bath the choice of a separate pair of bath taps a bath filler or a bath shower mixer.
In the picture to the left is the mono bloc basin mixer and a bath filler, to know the quality of the product the handles have to be smooth in operation which is generally a good test of the quality brassware and these are certainly up the the standard I would expect.
Value for money is where this range really stands out the basin taps come in at just £55.00 with the basin mixer just £63.00 even the bath shower mixer is well priced at £156.00 which makes this range my choice for quality at a price, if you would like to view the whole range on offer then just click here.
The Bristan Capri Range of bathroom taps at an amazing price. With a chunky design to the mixer taps with a broad handle making this range unique and almost going against the grain of today’s slimline designs.
Within the Bristan Capri range of bathroom taps are separate pairs of basin and bath taps, three choices of mono bloc basin mixers standard with or pop up waste, or an Eco-click mixer for water saving, a bath filler and a bath shower mixer.
There is also the Capri mini shower within the range which comes complete with a riser rail handset and hose and can be either surface or recessed mounted with a front plate supplied for recessing.
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Hudson Reed Tec Lever bathroom taps are a range that is designed for easy use having the single lever on each product.
The range is small but covers every item you would require fro a minimal bathroom, for basin mixers your choice is the single lever mono bloc basin mixer (pictured right) comes with a click clack waste or a Tec single lever side action basin mixer in both standard sized and also available as a mini basin mixer, there is a tall mono bloc basin mixer for bowls and two wall mounted versions one with a side lever which is unusual.
For the bath the choices are either a Tec lever wall mounted bath filler or a wall mounted bath shower mixer which has a diverter built into the spout. There are also some freestanding options with the Tec lever Elite bath shower mixer.
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The Tec crosshead bathroom taps and showers from Hudson Reed are really well formed good quality brass ware.
With the cross head shaped handle and a huge selection to choose from the Tec is certainly good value for money.
For choices you get the monobloc basin mixer with swivel spout (pictured left) or the same mixer tap with with a small spout, a large and small spout cruciform basin mixer with two handles, a separate pairs of basin and bath taps, a three hole deck mounted basin mixer with pop up waste or a three hole wall mounted basin mixer, for the bath you have a three hole deck mounted bath filler or a 4 hole bath shower mixer with pullout hose. For a different approach use the Tec Crosshead Free flow Bath Filler Pop up Waste or utilize the minimalist standpipes with handset holder.
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For the Hudson Reed Tec showers there are just as many options with a massive 7 thermostatic shower valves to choose from starting with the Tec Pura thermostatic shower valve a neat rectangular back plate for shower head or handset and hose, you could also choose the same Tec Pura shower valve with diverter, or if you want to operate two items at the same time then use the Tec Pura triple shower valve with diverter this shower valve the middle handle controls your temperature and the top and bottom handles control water flow. The bottom handle controls flow to a single outlet and the top handle diverts water flow between two single outlets, or for just two outlets the Tec Pura triple valve with two stop cocks.
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Hudson Reed Kubix Bathroom taps and showers have been made with the square edges cut to perfection and are one of their best selling ranges, the angular faces are highly polished and will sit well in any modern bathroom. The monobloc basin mixer , what they describe as a cruciform basin mixer with separate on/off handles a bath filler, a bath shower mixer, and a four hole deck mounted bath shower mixer, one of my favorites is the freestanding bath shower mixer which is thermostatically controlled. There is also a thermostatic shower valve.
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Newest launch for Crosswater is the Elite bathroom taps, again small as a range but as with the Crosswater way of thinking it is very individual and is designed with the precision you have come to expect from Crosswater.
The Elite side lever mono bloc basin mixer feels like it has been moulded into its shape and must be one of the most practical designs I have seen for years cleaning almost with one sweep of a cloth there is no fuss about the shape at all. With the other items in the range of bathroom taps and mixers you get the same clean edge of design although as with some of the latest releases coming out of KBB Birmingham this year there are only five items to choose from adding to the basin mixer is the tall monobloc basin mixer, the monobloc bath filler a monobloc bath shower mixer with pull out hose and handset and a single bath spout which is deck mounted.
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Bristan’s chill bathroom taps and showers are one of the best ranges they produce with the full individual flair in the Danish design, The flatness of the spouts within the range are inspiring, on the handle is a engineered square grip which doubles its function as a flow control. Chill basin mixer tap is sure to excite you into creating a truly contemporary bathroom.
It is not a huge range but it will satisfy most bathing and showering requirements the first and most sold item within the range is the monobloc basin mixer as pictured on the right it is available with or without a pop up waste and also in a taller version without a pop up waste, there is a two hole basin mixer option as well with a neat square escution plateÂ for mounting both the spout and the control valve, you can also use a version with a rectangular base plate to join the spout and the control valve together.
For the bath there is a standard bath shower mixer and five different ways to fill the bath, you can use a simple wall mounted control and spout two versions of a deck mounted bath filler both designed to match the basin mixers. or you could use either the shower valve with built in diverter and a bath filler over flow or the three way shower valve with a stop cock and diverter so you can add a pull out hose for rinsing out the bath or just washing your hair.
Bristan Chill Showers.
There are four opinions for the shower, the first option pictured to the left is a thermostatic shower valve that can be mounted either on the surface or recessed into the wall, it comes complete with a riser rail kit and a really neat stylish single function shower handset.
In the recessed only options which are also thermostatic you have the choice of a dual function with a flow control and a temperature control handle ideal for either a shower kit or a fixed position shower head, then there is a shower valve with diverter so two items can be controlled and my favorite the three way valve (pictured right) which is the same as the diverter option with the added bonus of a stop cock on/off control fitted below the thermostat that can be used simultaneously with either of the top outlets or individually on its own.
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Crosswater have launched Status Bathroom Taps an unusual slant with this range it has some harsh angles with some subtle curves in between built and designed with a very well engineered feel as with all Crosswater’s products offering a certain quality and durability.
The choices with in the Status Range stating with the Status Monobloc basin mixer that comes with no pop-up waste so be sure to select a click clack waste as an addition, also you have a mini basin mixer for the cloakroom or smaller basins, there is a tall monobloc basin mixer for freestanding bowls or for a three hole basin you have the 3 hole basin set with a very imposing spout, just to finish off the basin mixer range there is a wall mounted 2 hole basin mixer (as shown below) which is my personal favorite.
To allow for baths you have a choice of a bath shower mixer or bath filler with a 3 hole bath filler or a 5 hole bath shower mixer set, they have a set of deck mounted side bodies which you can match up with the Status bath spout for separate parts.
For showering the range is quite limited there is just a manual shower valve or manual shower valve with diverter available which tend to be used more as bath fillersnow a days the diverter model could also be used to fill up a bath and also divert to a shower handset.
The Crosswater monobloc basin mixer RRP £189.00 best buy Tapstore.com £132.00.
Love Me Black from Crosswater is a Matt black bathroom tap range that has caused a stir in designing bathrooms over the last year, there is definitely something sexy about them. The range is not huge but has the important elements you would require to finish the high end shower room en suite or family bathroom.
Items available in the range are as follows, Love Me Black monobloc basin mixer ( as seen in the above image), a wall mounted 2 hole basin set, a tall monobloc basin mixer Idea for free standing basins, a Monobloc bath filler, and a monbloc bath shower mixer with an unusual twist, a pull out shower handset which comes out of the bath itself. That completes the taps range the there are matching Love Me Black thermostatic shower valves and a choice of either a dual control thermostatic recessed valve or they also have a valve that can operate two items at the same time with two stop cocks and a temperature control. There are two options of fixed shower heads either a round or square 220mm to drench yourself with and as a final compliment there is a selection of basin and bath wastes. an unslotted click clack basin waste or a slotted basin waste (for basins with an over flow), there is a bath click clack waste and a bath click clack waste and overflow filler combined all finished in the Matt black to match.