It is understood that the most complaints in the sanitary ware industry in recent years are hardware accessories. The lack of sufficient attention by enterprises is also one of the main reasons for the low sampling rate of sanitary hardware accessories in the past years. According to industry sources, domestic sanitary wares are currently comparable to international brands in product appearance, function settings and overall quality. The only regret is that there is still a certain gap in service life. For bathroom products, the key factor that determines the service life is hardware and water parts. Nowadays, all kinds of sanitary plumbing hardware accessories on the market are diverse and have different functions, which makes many consumers look at it. Taking the most common faucet as an example, many faucets on the market have little difference in appearance, and the surface is well closed. In addition to the brand and price, it is difficult for consumers to really understand the internal structure and spool of the faucet when purchasing. The quality situation. So how do you buy a better quality faucet without opening the faucet? How to maintain it well and extend its service life on weekdays? Electromechanical online editors come to the rescue. Tips when buying 1. Look at the appearance. The surface chrome plating process of a good faucet is very particular, and it is usually completed after several processes. The quality of the faucet depends on its brightness. The smoother and brighter the surface, the better the quality. 2. Turn the handle. When the faucet turns the handle, there is no excessive gap between the faucet and the switch, and it can be opened and closed easily and without slipping. But the inferior faucet not only has a large gap, but also a large sense of obstruction. 3. Listen to the sound The material of the faucet is the most difficult to distinguish. A good faucet is cast copper as a whole, and the sound is dull when struck. If the sound is very crisp, it must be stainless steel, and the quality will be inferior. 4. Recognize the mark If you can’t distinguish it, you can choose a more formal brand. Generally, regular products have the manufacturer’s brand logo, and some non-regular products or some quality products are often only pasted with some paper labels, or even without any marks. Be sure to pay attention when purchasing. Maintenance precautions After selecting the faucet, improper maintenance will also affect its service life. This is also the biggest headache for many people. The frequency of use of the faucet is very high. Basically, the faucet is used every day in life. Under such a high frequency of use, how can the faucet be maintained to make it last longer? In fact, this is not what Difficult thing, as long as the installation, use and maintenance are correct, the actual service life of the faucet can be extended, and it can always stay as bright as new. 1. When the air temperature is lower than zero, if you find that the handle of the faucet has an abnormal feel, you must use hot water to scald the bathroom products until the feel is normal before using it. Otherwise, it will affect the service life of the faucet. 2. The dripping phenomenon will occur after the faucet is closed, because there is water in the inner cavity after the faucet is closed, which is normal. If there is dripping for more than ten minutes for a long time, it is leaking, indicating that the product has quality problems. 3. Because the water contains trace amounts of carbonate, and it is easy to form scales on the metal surface after evaporation, it will cause corrosion on the faucet surface, which will affect the cleanliness and service life of the faucet. Therefore, you should often wipe the surface of the faucet with a soft cotton cloth or sponge with neutral soapy water (note: do not wipe with corrosive or acidic materials), and then dry the surface with a soft cloth. Avoid using metal balls or scouring pads with hard particles. In addition, do not strike with hard objects that could damage the surface of the spout. 4. Do not use too much force to switch the faucet, just turn it gently. Even traditional faucets do not need to be screwed to death. In particular, do not use the handle as an armrest to support or use it. Many people are used to closing the faucet with some force after using the faucet, which is very undesirable. This will not only prevent water leakage, but will cause damage to the sealing valve, causing the faucet to close tightly. 5. Clean the impurities when the water flow becomes small. When the water pressure is not less than 0.02mpa, if the water output is found to be reduced, it may be blocked in the faucet. The solution is to use a wrench to gently unscrew the spout screen cover at the outlet of the faucet, and then carefully install the impurities after cleaning, generally it can be restored to the original. Editor’s summary: Don’t look at the small size of the faucet, but it is a part that cannot be ignored. The maintenance of household items must be paid attention to.