Owners of modern apartments strive to equip their homes as comfortably as possible. Fortunately, manufacturers of home goods offer a variety of new items that can meet the highest demands on quality and ergonomics.
The bathroom is no exception, because it is a cozy corner where you can relax, relieve tension and calm down after a hard day’s work. Thanks to technological innovations, you can significantly save free space, ensure availability and ease of use of sanitary ware. This is true for small bathrooms, where in addition to the basic equipment you need to place other accessories. However, they look great in rooms of all sizes.
A large number of competitors in the field of sanitary devices and defines a wide range of products offered in specialized stores. Here are models with different functional characteristics. Original design solutions guarantee the satisfaction of the most demanding customers. However, before buying, you should read some information.
Mortise mixer - what is it?
Mortise mixer replaced the wall-mounted, which was attached to a vertical surface. Such devices were quite comfortable to use, but they took up a lot of free space. In many bathrooms, common faucets were installed: for bathtubs and sinks, which very quickly failed due to their constant use. Now very popular equipment for embedded installation, which is used for both baths and Jacuzzis.
What are the advantages of mortise mixers?
Comparing the mortise mixer with other types of bathroom accessories, we can note the following advantages:
- Attractive design;
- Durability and durability;
- Hidden additional details;
- Easy handling.
Considering the positive side of the product, you should pay attention to the negative.
The built-in construction practically does not have them, however, a significant drawback is the need for frequent replacement of the shower hose due to its rapid wear.
Manufacturers of sanitary products did not stop at what has been accomplished, they offer a wide range of developments, among which can be noted the cascade mixer on board the bath, as well as the mixer with lighting. These new achievements are successfully implemented in the design of modern rooms with a jacuzzi. What are they, and what are their benefits?
Thanks to the imagination of the developers the most interesting ideas come to life. Now it becomes possible to enjoy the view of a miniature waterfall in the bathroom. The special shape of the mixer directs the stream of water in the form of a flat and wide stream that looks "flattened out". The water flows down the side and creates the impression of a falling mountain stream or a bubbling spring.
This type of bathroom accessory has the maximum capacity, therefore it provides a quick filling of the tank with water without excessive noise (approximately 25 liters per minute).
It is installed on board a bath or a jacuzzi in the same way as a regular classic model. Fasteners required for this are usually supplied. Adjustment of a design is carried out both by the spherical, and valve mechanism. In cascade models, the hydromassage option is provided.
The backlight is installed to the cascade mixer on the side of the bath or Jacuzzi, it can also be mounted in the wall or on the sink. In any case, the effect will be amazing. This original solution will not leave anyone indifferent.
There are many options for lighting: it varies with temperature, at will, or remains the same color. Every day, you can choose the colors that are in perfect harmony with the mood.
Taking into account the design of the room, contrasting shades or laconic colors of the backlight are chosen - it all depends on personal preferences, the main thing is that the romantic mood is guaranteed to all guests.
Anyone who is willing to be able to mount the mixer on board an acrylic bath will be able to. You just need patience, free time and the necessary tools. To install you will need: an adjustable wrench, a drill with nozzles and a screwdriver. Before you begin, you need to make sure that the width of the side exceeds 7 cm - this is the surface required for the correct location of all units. The choice of the place of installation also plays an important role, it is desirable to prefer such that when entering and leaving the bathroom, as well as at its location, the faucet does not cause additional discomfort.
Depending on the version of the product, there are two ways of installation: external and hidden. In the first case, the mixers are made in the form of a monoblock, mounted on board and consisting of the following parts:
- Working part;
- Watering can;
The water mixing unit is located under the unit.
Naturally, the quality of the product depends on the material from which it is made. Plumbing accessories made of brass are considered the most popular and for many years occupy high positions.
Bronze products are worthy of competition with brass and have excellent performance characteristics. What are the advantages of a bronze mixer to board a bath? So this:
- Resistance to temperature extremes;
- Corrosion resistance;
- Long service life.
The high cost of these products, unfortunately, contributes to the loss of buyers' interest in them, cheap products imported from China appear in the markets, which is in great demand.
The modern market is flooded with various models of household plumbing appliances. How not to get lost in the variety of goods and choose the right product? When choosing, one should take into account not only its functional purpose, but also:
- Quality materials;
- Reliability and durability of the product;
- The possibility of subsequent repair;
- Convenience of operation and installation;
- The harmonious combination with the overall design of the bathroom;
- The possibility of joining all nodes;
- Functional compatibility with shower and bath.
Only after careful planning and thinking about repair work, you can proceed to the selection of a suitable model.