Kitchen Mixer Tap Recommendation

Can anyone recommend a reliable make of kitchen mixer tap? Our current one is a Wickes own brand (which I believe is just a rebranded Bristain anyway) and disappointedly has started to leak after less than two years. We live in a very hard water area which I guess doesn't help matters.

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  • daivid
    daivid Posts: 1,203
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    I have a Bristan and have had to replace the cartridge for the cold twice within 6 years. The cartridges weren’t expensive (£10 IIRC) and came in a pack of two (maybe not a coincidence…). Apart from that the tap has been fine and didn’t cost too much (£60ish). More expensive may last longer; I guess it's how you value the time and inconvenience of servicing.
  • Jonboy_1984
    Jonboy_1984 Posts: 1,194
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    Frankly I would just buy a supply of the cartridges at the same time as the tap. If not available then walk away as they won’t become available later….
  • EssexExile
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    Where does it leak from? Could be new cartridges or just new O-rings.
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