Last Updated on October 13, 2022 by Ellen Christian
I love old homes because they have character and stories that I don’t see in newer homes. Our New England farmhouse was built in 1865 by a man who built one of the saw mills in our town.
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Inspired Living With Delta Faucet
While previous owners have made a number of improvements, I still see a lot of authentic character in our home. I love the wide floor boards in the living room and the doors that don’t quite fit when you close them. There are a few things that I don’t like about our home. It’s very lacking in storage space because people in the 1800’s just didn’t need the space we do today. Older homes also tend to need more upkeep than newer homes – at least that is how it seems to me. Cupboards and drawers don’t close properly, the faucet in the kitchen leaks, and the bathtub needs to be re-grouted.
We tackle projects around the house a little bit at a time. This year, it’s time to replace the leaky kitchen faucet. When I learned I would be working with Delta Faucet on a faucet replacement, I started thinking about what kind of faucet I should choose. Our home doesn’t really have a specific theme in decor. I have always loved country and traditional decor but we really have a little bit of everything. No worries there though. Delta has an interactive digital tool that helped me pick the best style faucet based on answers to a simple quiz.
Taking the quiz helped me realize the type of decor I really liked the most. It took into consideration my preferences for furniture, accessories, and other elements of my home decor. I tried to consider the look of the faucet as well as the functionality. The quiz told me that my style was “transitional’ which means:
Simple lines and neutral colors combine to create a casually elegant environment. While you love tailored, unfussy rooms, you also appreciate the quirks and personality of antiques and architectural details. A ceramic farmhouse sink with a high-arc chrome faucet? Now we’re talking!
I was surprised but that is 100% true and definitely describes my style preferences. These are the three faucets that the quiz told me best fit what I liked. While I do love them all, I think that the Linden (in the center) is really my favorite and would work best in the kitchen we have. I think that the Pilar and Addison designs are a bit more modern than what would work for me. I can see the Linden in a sink with a colander full of greens from the garden or a bunch of herbs that need to be rinsed off. They all have Touch20 technology which is a touch activated faucet. I’ve seen these before in friend’s homes and I’m really excited I’ll get to have one too. Delta Touch2O Technology for your kitchen and bathroom is precisely in tune with your every touch. Take the quiz to learn which faucet style best describes you at deltafaucet.com.
I’ll be back soon with another post showing you how I’m progressing.
Ellen is a busy mom of a 24-year-old son and 29-year-old daughter. She owns six blogs and is addicted to social media. She believes that it doesn’t have to be difficult to lead a healthy life. She shares simple healthy living tips to show busy women how to lead fulfilling lives. If you’d like to work together, email email@example.com to chat.