ISSUE 41  |  Oktoberfest

5 Favorites: Garden Hose Taps

October 09, 2012 3:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

Who says plumbing hardware can’t be attractive? We’ve rounded up our five favorite garden hose faucets to remind us how the smallest details can make all the difference.

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Above: The Brass Water Tap is made from solid brass and has a half-inch thread at the back for wall attachment with a three-quarter-inch thread for hose attachment; €14 from Manufactum in Germany.

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Above: Chicago Faucet’s Wall-Mounted 293-CP model features a three-quarter-inch male hose thread outlet and is available for $48.77 from Chicago Faucets Shoppe.

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Above: The chrome CF7-BASE Sink Faucet Hose Bibb from Chicago Faucets is available at Dirt Cheap Faucets; contact for pricing and availability.

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Above: The Garden Bib Water Tap, rated for exterior use, has a fitting for a hose; £13.99 from Amazon UK.

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Above: A utility sink faucet, the Speakman Commander Hose Bibb is made of brass with a ceramic valve for $181 from Wayfair.