Waterfall faucet

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The waterfall faucets are the ones that leave the water running to view, giving to those who observe the pleasant image of a small waterfall.

Waterfall faucet
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Waterfall tap


Among the various types of dispensing opening which can have a tap, we can mention the so-called cascade: in this case the opening is not tubular, but is open on top and let the water flow in view, giving the observer the image of a small waterfall.

Rubinetto a cascata: Ergo Open It's probably this picture so suggestive that made it a product of great trend in recent years, especially preferred for bath tubs and showers, but models are also available for the basin of bathroom and kitchen.

Taps cascade can be used for washbasins, bidets and bath tubs (although there are plenty of shower heads), and they are found in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes.

Before chosing one must consider the size, which must adapt to the bathroom fixture and then the flow capacity, which should be appropriate. So the one for the bath tub should have a greater capacity than the one for the basin.

However there are still many doubts and resistance from the consumers for the choice of this type of tap, considering that, apart from the beauty of the product, one should look primarily to the functional aspects.

Many people who have already tried it report negative judgments related to the fact that water can squirt everywhere. In fact, this problem occurs only as a result of an incorrect installation, if done instead in a workmanlike manner, you won't have any problem and the water will flow gently just like you see at fairs and exhibitions.
Other concerns relate to the possible formation of scale and the fact that the price of these taps is still higher than of those with traditional opening.


Tap with cascade spout


Among the products in the catalog of Newform there is an interesting waterfall faucet: it is called Ergo Open, to emphasize the shape of the open mouth, and is the ideal solution for those who want to combine the aesthetic perfection of squared and modern customizable lines to the soft fluidity of water.

Rubinetto a cascata: Ergo Open In fact, the design is rigorous and exact just softened by the pleasant feeling you get from the soft flowing water, with an elegant and refined style.

As said, it is a customizable product, in fact the faucet is declinable in a wide variety of solutions that enable it to fully reflect the style of your own bathroom.
You can in fact opt for chrome, gilt metal or black metal or white; the tap can also be enriched with colored inserts (black, red or white) or through precious Swarovski crystals in crystal versions, black or red.


Glass waterfall faucet


Among the models of taps glass waterfall, well known for its special design is Hansamurano by Hansa.
In this faucet the spout is replaced by a crystal element with concave curvature.

rubinetto a cascata Hansamurano Hansa The innovative collection to which it belongs, is characterized by a careful combination of chrome and glass, it was designed by Bruno Sacco and Reinhard Zetsche who were inspired by the jet of water, and presented it in 2003, and since then it has received numerous international awards for design.

The water, flowing freely on the glass disc, is to take this faucet an elegant shape that resembles those of the ancient fountains.

The glass is subjected to a treatment antiscale and antiscratch and it is designed to dry up concentrically.

The disk element also returns in the matching accessories which include an applique, always characterized by the contrast between chrome-plated brass and Murano glass.

In 2006, the original collection was complemented by that of the Vetreria Cenedese: it is a collection made of stained glass windows and ornate by the homonymous Murano glass factory.
The glasses are available in six different finishes, red, amethyst, amber, gold, multicolored spiral and spiral white, and those garish colors are highlighted by the contrast with the body of the faucet is available in chrome, gold and platinum.

The target price is between 1,000 and 2,000 Euros.


Led waterfall faucet


rubinetto Gessi a cascata con led Some cascade taps are characterized by the ability to illuminate the flow of water through a LED technology.

In particular, the mixer Reflexes cascade Colour by Gessi is equipped with an LED connected to a probe thermosensitive, that illuminates depending on the water temperature, passing from the range of blue to purple to red.
Due to the refraction of light the whole jet is colored, thus producing a dramatic and exciting effect.

The lighting is powered through internal turbines, through the same passage of the water, for which there is no need of electric connection for the operation.

The vision of the color of the water allows you to visually perceive the temperature without touching it and risking burns.

It is available as a wash basin and bidet, and can be purchased online at various e-commerce sites, including The Venetian Termosanitaria at 645 Euros plus VAT.


Waterfall faucet prices


As we have seen, the prices of waterfall faucets can range from a few hundred to over a thousand Euros.
On the web you can also find the cost of a few tens of Euros, but many are made in China.
Considering the most sophisticated technology and therefore delicate product, it is always advisable to lead the choice to a branded product, looking for a good compromise between quality and price.

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