Difference between valve types -ceramic cartridge and disc
A. Ceramic cartridge and disc are generally synonymous. Both describe a brass sealed ceramic disc cartridge and is the industry standard for quality. Some older or lower grade models will use a seat and seal system with a ball assembly and will generally require minor maintenance every five or so years. The Ceramic disc faucets are generally maintenance free.
Does the forward rotation lever go back past the vertical position towrads the back splash? Is there an option to have the spray on contiuously without having to hold the on/off release
A. This lever rotates forward away from the backsplash. This does have a trigger where you have to hold for spray.
Hello, does this have a "locking" spray button?
A. The Grohe 32 298 does not have a "locking" spray button. You hold the button for spray mode and release to go back to stream
The difference between ceramic disc and cartridge valve type? Also what does dual spray indicate? Thank you
A. The Grohe 32 298 has a dual spray option changing it from stream to spray. The ceramic disk valve utilizes two highly polished and very hard ceramic disks that slide across each other. The movement controls the water flow by opening or restricting the passage of water throuhg the disks. These are very smooth and durable. The cartridge are easy to repair if something goes wrong they utilize a brass and plastic cartridge.
What is the diameter of the base where it contacts the countertop? It seems that none of the Grohe specification sheets give this dimension!
A. The Grohe 32 298 has a Faucet Body Base that is roughly 2" in diameter.
Where is this made?
A. The Grohe 32 298 is engineered in Germany and made in Canada.
Does the dual spray trigger have to remain pressed for the spray to work?
A. The Grohe 32 298 has a hold and release on/off spray control. You can press the button and set the type of stream you would like. When you want to change it you would press the button again. You do not have to hold the control down the whole time you are using the spray.
Does this faucet also come with accessories like a soap dispenser and a mounting plate or is plate included?
A. The Grohe 32 298 LadyLux faucet would pair with the 28 751 soap dispenser and 07 552 escutcheon to cover existing faucet holes.
How would one clean out a "clogged" spray head?
A. A good solution is CLR which will deteriorate Hard Water or Lime Scale build up in faucet spray head.
Are there any issues with clearance? What is the minimum space needed between the backsplash and center of faucet?
A. The Grohe 32 298 can be installed right up to the backsplash, there should not be a clearance issue since the handle moves forward. Let me know if you have any other questions.
Does the faucet control come on the left hand side?
A. The Grohe 32 298 is not offered with the handle on the left side.
Can the spray function be left on all the time if wanted? If not which faucets will?
A. The Grohe 32 298 spray is used by holding down the button
Is the pull down head metal or plastic?
A. The Grohe 32 298 spray head is made of a durable plastic to help prevent scalding and to protect your sink from dents or chips if dropped.
What material is hose made of?
A. The Grohe 32 298 hose has a metal hose.
Does the Grohe Ladylux have a magnetic docking for the pull down nozzle?
A. The Grohe 32 298 does not have magnetic docking. It works on a spring system and locks into place very easily
What soap dispenser coordinates with the Grohe 32 298 LadyLux faucet in Stainless Steel?
A. You might want to consider pairing Grohe 28 751 soap dispensers with the Grohe 32 298 faucet.
Does the Grohe 32 298 faucet swivel or is it stationary?
A. The Grohe 32 298 does swivel. In general most kitchen faucets will swivel
Is there an obvious advantage to a faucet that has a 360 degree swivel verses one with 180 degrees?
A. The Grohe 32 298 can be installed on a island which would not have a back splash and would allow the faucet to be rotated by 360 degrees.
Between the available finish options, what finish would best match brushed nickel?
The Grohe 32 298 in standard stainless steel finish would be the best match for trying to work with brushed nickel items.
- The selected finish has been discontinued and is no longer available.
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