If you are going high-end, consider installing a wall-mounted utility faucet.
Q: We’re converting an extra room into a laundry area. I want a lot of counter space with an undermount laundry sink. I want a clean, modern look to this room and need some help with the faucet. Can you please suggest a trendy utility faucet option that I can look into? I don’t want the standard-type laundry sink faucet.
A: With plastic laundry sinks that have snap-in legs, small double handle laundry faucets are a standard choice. However, since you are building a dedicated laundry room with countertops that will include an undermount laundry sink, I can see the need for a higher-end utility faucet.
If you are going high-end, then I suggest installing a wall-mounted utility faucet. Wall-mounted utility faucets are installed above the sink and mounted on the wall instead of the countertop. This not only gives the room a clean look, it also opens up a little more counter space as well, so you’ll get form and function.
For a real off-the-wall idea, look into the gooseneck spout models that swing out over the sink.
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