Made in the U.S.A. (Manufacturing plants: Greensburg, Indiana; Jackson, Tennessee)
Fully covered under Delta's limited lifetime warranty
All-brass faucet construction
Superior finishing process - faucet finish covered under lifetime warranty
Includes cover plate (escutcheon) for sinks with 3-holes (4" centerset)
Lahara, inspired by the beauty and bliss created by waves
The elegant, one-piece curved handles and sleek spout of Lahara compliments any décor
Single handle operation
Low lead compliant - complies with federal and state regulations for lead content
Designed to easily connect to standard U.S. plumbing supply bibs
Extra secure mounting assembly
All necessary mounting hardware included
Diamond Seal: Delta Diamond Seal Technology utilizes a ceramic disc valve with a real diamond coating to produce a faucet that will last up to 5 million uses. That's an amazing 10 times the industry standard, guaranteeing a lifetime of leak-free, trouble-free performance.
Watersense Certified Product: Through a number of technologies and innovations, Delta’s Watersense faucets achieve the impossible: A faucet that feels like more water, while actually conserving water. There are many advantages to this beyond helping protect our nation’s water resources. First, Delta’s Watersense faucets splash less; you won’t have to wipe your counters as much. Second, they use less hot water, preserving your hot water supply and reducing associated water-heating costs. Third, you will feel a little less guilty leaving the water running for longer periods.
Overall Height: 6-15/16" (measured from counter top to highest point of faucet)
Spout Height: 3-15/16" (measured from counter top to faucet outlet)
Spout Reach: 5-1/2" (measured from center of faucet base to center of faucet outlet)
Number of installation holes required: 1
1.5 gallons-per-minute flow rate
Installs onto decks up to 2-1/8" thick
1 handle included
538-MPU-DST: this model
15938T-DST: this model + Touch2O technology
538T-DST: this model + Touch2O and Touch2Oxt technologies
Delta is more than just a brand of kitchen and bathroom faucets. It’s a name that represents what’s possible in today’s plumbing technologies. Every kitchen and bathroom in every home is unique, and with a wide range of pricing and features, Delta faucets and fixtures can meet every need.
Delta is driven by its quest for innovation—and this applies to its kitchen and bathroom faucets and fixtures. From Touch2O technology (which turns the faucet on and off with just a touch) and MagnaTite technology (which eliminates droopy pull-down spray heads), to H2Okinetic showers (for a warmer and more luxurious shower experience), your life is simplified through innovations. And if you’re searching for a product to offer an eye-catching focal point, while providing durability and reliability for a lifetime, look no further than Delta.
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Delta 538-MPU-DST Reviews
Rated 5 out of
Love it.I really love it. The most convinient faucet spout I ever had in my life. I have been always annoyed with short, low faucet spouts, but this one is really great. Tall, protruding just right away from the back of the sink, and bend so that the stream of water goes toward front. I have bought it as a replacement and it was easy to install myself (I'm 57, and quite "well rounded" woman). The only thing I would like is for the handle to be a little longer, but it looks like short handles is a trend roght now. I would recommend it my friends.
Date published: 2011-11-08
Rated 4 out of
Understated appearanceThe stainless finish reduces visible water spots. The design is simple and understated but still provides an updated look that compliments my antique and blue sapphire granite counters. Lever is precise in movement for accurate water temperature control. One note, when closing the drain, the pull pulls out at an angle in the rear of fixture, which has access/clearance issue on backsplash. Make sure sink mount hole is far enough away from backsplash.
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 3 out of
Works for the applicationPurchased the Pfister GT42-ST0 Santiago Single Hole Bathroom Sink Faucet but it was 3/4" too high for my situation. Had to settle for the Delta product...where parts should be metal they were plastic. If I had my choice I would use the Pfister faucet instead a much better build at a lower price. Oh well fit the situation and got it almost the next day. You just can't go wrong with FAucet Direct.
Date published: 2012-04-13
Rated 1 out of
bad designI mounted this with the 3 hole cover plate and the tigtining bolt mounted to the faucet is offset. This in turn causes the faucet to be crooked, no other way. My only alternative after speaking with delta to no avail is to order another lav. bowl with one hole so the faucet will have more stabilaty and at least appears to be straight.
If you have a 3 hole design lav. bowl I strongly suggest another brand alternative. I am a plumber and have installed plenty of faucets.
Date published: 2012-02-15
Rated 5 out of
As advertised.The product matched the picture of the faucet, including the color and finish (very important), as viewed on the website. Wish I could have bought old brass color and finish (to match other fixtures) but, hey, after 25 years, styles change -- this has proved "close enough" so that I don't have to replace all bathroom fixtures.
The height of the faucet is higher than previous faucet and already I like it better. (And single-handle is always my preference.)
It's a Delta, so of course I expect good service from it going forward. Plumber installed them (4) with no problems. Oh, price was best, too -- compared to other web vendors. (And not on display at Home Depot or Lowe's.)
Date published: 2013-02-18
Rated 5 out of
Best online service ever!!First time ordering from Faucet Direct because the one I bought locally didn't look right with the sink I bought. I ordered the Delta Lahara single handle faucet (chrome) on a Sunday afternoon, free shipping. Expected it by Wednesday, it arrived on Monday, 4pm. I was astounded! Had I known the service was so good I would have ordered all the pieces of my bathroom remodel from them!! Plus the price was better than other online sellers!
The faucet works great and looks wonderful with my American Standard Morning semi-recessed sink. Incidentally, I ordered the sink from Home Depot (since that is where I saw it) and it took almost a week to arrive. Was really wishing I had known about Faucet Direct at that time!! Bathroom remodel is over and done and looks wonderful.
Date published: 2012-02-22
Rated 5 out of
Nice bronze optionWas looking for some new fixtures for our older home. Didn't want the old bronze look that is all the rage--not contemporary enough, but was working with a great mirror for the powder room that has gold/bronze framing. Forget stainless or chrome. Looked in all of the home remodeling stores and found no happy medium until I spotted this finish on the FD web site. Blends beautifully--fresh and new and DIFFERENT. What a great selection to pick from! I had a question and received a quick response as well via email before I ordered. Happy with the faucet, towel ring, and tp holder. Looks awesome with the granite. Out of the ordinary!
Date published: 2012-04-24
Rated 3 out of
loose handle, bad drainThe handle on this faucet is very loose and hard to control hot vs. cold water. The drain is very hard to seal tightly. It has been adjusted several times and it is still hard to keep water in the bowl. Disappointed in this Delta product.
Does the stopper rod operate at an angle or go straight such that it will not hit an undermount sink underneath?
A. The rod itself is angled, but pulls straight up.
Does the seam on the 538-MPU-DST mean the faucet has 2 distinct parts or is the seam decorative only? Also, are any parts plastic? or all brass?
A. The Delta 538-MPU-DST is made up of two parts combining together to make the faucet a whole. It also a decorative touch as well. The entire faucet is solid metal with the exception of the ceramic valve.
Can this faucet be used with a vessel sink?
A. The Delta 538-MPU-DST can be used with almost any sink if it has enough physical space to be installed. In this case, I would recomend finding a specific vessel you would like to install and make sure this faucet is tall enough to be installed with it. Please let me know if you have any further questions.
Does the water come out at an angle from this Delta 538 faucet? What about from the Lahara 3538? Angled water flow?
A. The water would come out at a slight angle on both these models.
Does this Delta have flexible supply lines and what is length?
A. The Delta 538-MPU-DST does have flexible lines and they are 35" in length.
Does this product consist of 2 pieces with a seam running from the spout tip to the base?
A. The Delta 538-MPU-DST does have a seam.
What is "WaterSense Certified" mean?
A. Watersense certified means the faucet meets certain guidelines set by the E.P.A. for low flow or water conserving products.
What size hole does the Delta 538-MPU-DST faucet require?
A. The Delta 538-MPU-DST needs a 1-1/8" to 1-1/2" hole.
Will the Lahara single hole faucet work well without the escutchen with Kohler 2833 vessel sink? What is distance from deck to aerator without the escutchon?
A. The Delta 538-MPU-DST spout height is 3-15/16", the Kohler 2833 is only 1-11/16" so they will work together just fine.
Is the stainless steel similar to a brushed nickel or is it more of a brushed chrome?
A. To my eye, the Stainless Steel finish for the Delta 538-MPU-DST is more similar to a Brushed Nickel finish.
Is there a matching toilet handle that goes with this faucet in stainless steel?
A. There is not a matching toilet tank lever for the Delta 538-MPU-DST. I recommend picking a nasic design in stainless steel.
What is the difference in the 538-DST and the 538-MPU-DST
A. The Delta 538-MPU-DST includes a metal pop up drain. The 538-DST will have the typical plastic/metal coated pop up drain.
Where is this made?
A. Delta is in Indiana.
Can this faucet be used in a commercial application?
The Delta 538-MPU-DST can be used in commercial setting.
Where is the seam located?
The seam, or escutcheon, does come with the 538-MPU-DST but it is an optional piece that doesn't have to be installed if you don't need it.
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