High/Low: Dornbracht vs. Grohe Kitchen Faucet

It’s a challenge picking the perfect kitchen faucet. Who knew? My husband and I looked at endless options during our recent remodel. We narrowed down the choices to two German designs: the Grohe Concetto Faucet and the Dornbracht Tara Logic Single-Level Basin Mixer. One at $307.45, the other at $1,473.37. Which one won us over? If money were no object, our top choice would have been the Dornbracht, but we went with the Grohe. After all, the products are almost identical.

Above: We installed a Grohe Concetto Faucet in our kitchen; $307.45 from Build.com. It’s available in super steel (our choice) and in polished chrome.
Above: The Dornbracht Tara Logic Single-Level Basin Mixer, a modern classic, is $1,473.37 at AF Supply.

If you’re interested, see the rest of my home in Before & After: Remodelista Contributing Editor Izabella Simmons Shares Her Scandi-Inspired Remodel.

Looking for the perfect kitchen faucet? For more of our favorites, see Janet’s 10 Easy Pieces: Editors’ Favorite Faucets. And if you like German-engineered products, check out Why I Love My Miele Vacuum.

Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose your kitchen sink and faucet in our Remodeling 101 Guide: Kitchen Sinks & Faucets.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran May 2, 2013.

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