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Brassware

One of Merlin Bathrooms main tap suppliers are the Moods brand and they describe quite well all about brassware products that they supply.

Design

Your choice of taps will certainly be part of your chosen scheme and can be a very important statement for your bathroom. From traditional cross head taps to state of the art design, with 20 ranges to choose from we are sure you will find a style that suits you.

Go with the flow

UK water pressure varies from home to home. To ensure the correct choice you need to ensure that your chosen taps are compatible with your plumbing system. Remember you can always buy a suitable booster pump to increase your water pressure.

Look out for the below symbols on the following pages, they will help you see the brassware’s most important features across the range at a glance.

Ceramic Disc Cartridge

A simple device that improves the performance of your tap and gives it a longer life.

Cartridge Technology

Single lever cartridge allows easy adjustment of water flow. Moving the lever back controls the flow whilst moving the lever left and right controls the temperature.

Quarter Turn

This range of taps can turn on and off with a quarter turn mechanism for ease of action and on/off flow.

Compression Valve

Compression valves require several full turns to open the valves fully. Traditionally found on kitchen taps or classic style taps.

Solid Brass Body

This range of taps are made with a quality solid brass body.

High Pressure

Works on a minimum pressure of 0.5 bar or above.

Please note all 3, 4 and 5 hole bath sets work from a minimum of 1.0 bar.

Low Pressure

Works on a minimum pressure of 0.2 bar or above.

Another leading tap manufacturer is Ideal Standard, Merlin Bathrooms have on display, also supply and fit their products and Ideal Standard describe below all about the new brassware product range they have introduced. A NEW GENERATION IN WATER EFFICIENCY CONCEPT, ACTIVE AND CERAMIX BLUE The latest range of fittings to feature a basin mixer with Blue technology. Concept mixers and taps have been designed to complement the Concept range but would also perfectly enhance other ranges. They offer a wide choice of innovative fittings that combine distinctive design and high performance features to guarantee quality, comfort and ease of use. As the leading European manufacturer of taps and mixers with over 100 years in complete bathroom solutions, we’re pioneers in tap and mixer technology. Because we manufacture our own products, you’re assured of the highest standards in everything from design and performance to strength and durability. Plus, our commitment to innovation means we can offer you the very latest in safety and water-saving ideas too.

With its intelligent design and precision engineering, the Blue collection perfectly balances your need to reduce water consumption with safety and control. The innovative basin fittings are specially engineered to use less water so reducing your energy costs. Efficiency that brings real savings to your home! In addition to this some of the bath fillers and bath shower mixers include state-of-the art thermostatic controls ensuring your family stays safe at all times. Save water ... save money

The Blue basin mixers

Engineered to use less water and energy thanks to features like the flow regulator and the fact that less water is held in the tap when it is off. And by saving energy and water, it saves you money.

Those savings add up fast… up to £174 a year*

More intelligent water flow

By reducing the amount of water held in the Blue fitting by 80%, there is less water to flush through. That also means there is 80% less water in the tap to stagnate and allow bacterial growth. The flow regulator reduces water consumption from 9 to 5 litres per minute without any noticeable loss of flow, as water is mixed with air.

IdealPure®

Another first from Ideal Standard, our IdealPure® technology, the first of its kind, gives you nickel and lead-free waterways. Waterways are made from special plastics ensuring water never makes contact with any metals and that means clean safe water, every time.

* Family based on household of four people using a single basin fitting. Average water price: £1.77/m3. Average energy price 7.23p per kWh. Assumes water is heated by natural gas and basin mixer is installed without an aerator. Based on industry average. Correct at time of going to press.

Satisfied customers

I recently used Merlin Bathrooms to repair a shower which had leaked and caused serious damage to the wall behind the tiles.

Having accepted their very reasonable quote, they commenced the repair work very quickly. The shower now looks and works better than ever, and I was very impressed with the workmanship. I am happy to recommend Merlin Bathrooms to anyone who wants a prompt, good quality job at a reasonable price.

Chris Galpin