Actress tests 4 new faucets
As a lover of everything at-home, actress Emily Hampshire jumped at the chance to be the first to test four all-new kitchen and bath faucet collections in a real home. Delta Faucet set her loose with never-before-seen kitchen faucets and an all-new bath set to touch, try and test — and then spill the tea. The result? “This experience left me obsessed with all things faucets!” says Hampshire.
From near-boiling water to the ultimate shower (but not at the same time), Hampshire dished on her top faucet picks — then didn’t even do the dishes.
Q: We let you explore a house full of exclusive kitchen and bath faucets. What was your favorite item?
A: I absolutely fell in love with the Stryke Kitchen Collection. Jaw-dropping. Functional. Conversation-worthy. And the best part of this striking statement piece: its Lumicoat Finish. With an ultra-sleek surface, it keeps itself cleaner, longer —which is something we should put on everything.
Q: What did you do in the bathroom?
A: Besides that being none of your business, I spent hours with the Galeon Bath Collection. With a chiseled arc design and knurling on the handle, the Galeon is a modern beauty. Pro tip: They tell me the “k” in “knurling” is silent, but I think we should keep it loud. Also, it’s a manufacturing technique, in case you didn’t know (“k” is silent in this case).
Q: It’s already cold in Canada, where you’re from. Anything you’ll use to keep you toasty warm this winter?
A: I’ll be snuggled up to the Instant Hot Faucet all winter. Real talk, it’s kinda sorta pretty amazing. It has beautiful finishes, serious style and it gives you near-boiling water in an instant, which I most definitely put to the test. Noodles, soup, a cup o’ tea and warm spoons to scoop lots of ice cream all kept me company during this taste test — I mean faucet test.
Q: All that ice cream must have left you thirsty. Anything you’d recommend for a quick drink of water?
A: After two-and-a-half pints of butter pecan ice cream, I got very familiar with the Beverage Faucet. It’s designed to work with any reverse osmosis filter or under-the-counter chiller, giving your drinking water some above-the-counter glam. One look and you might catch feelings — or just a drink of cold, pure water.
Q: Any parting words after this full-on faucet experience?
A: If you thought I didn’t want to leave my house before, now I don’t even want to leave the rooms in my house that have water! If you want to virtually test these faucets along with me, visit deltafaucet.com.
This article is courtesy of Brandpoint.