Will it Fit My Sink?
A 3-hole sink is very common. Here, the kitchen faucet usually has a plate that covers the three holes (called an escutcheon or deck plate).
A 4-hole sink is the most common kitchen sink. A 4-hole-sink faucet is like a 3-hole faucet (see above), with the addition of a soap dispenser or sprayer.
A 2-hole sink usually has one hole for a single-hole faucet and a second hole for an accessory, such as a soap dispenser or sprayer. This sink might also be a bar or prep sink.
A 1-hole sink accommodates only a single-hole faucet. There is no escutcheon or deck plate. There are no accessories.
By following these guidelines, you’ll be on your way to a successful kitchen faucet replacement. To learn more about how to install a kitchen faucet, view our how-to videos.
A 3-hole sink is very common in bathrooms. Depending on the spacing of the holes, you can choose a centerset, mini-widespread, or widespread bathroom faucet.
A 2-hole sink usually accommodates a 4” centerset faucet. This is the easiest bathroom faucet to install or replace.
By following these guidelines, you’ll be on your way to a successful bathroom faucet replacement. To learn more about how to install a bathroom faucet, view our how-to videos.