"For the cost of between $350 and $550, the overall quality and usability of the K-99259-VS is top-notch; making it one of the best kitchen faucets on the market. ."
The K-99259 is part of Kohler’s new Artefacts range of classically designed, top-quality kitchen faucets. As well as specialized style features, the K-99259 kitchen faucet makes use of Kohler’s Docknetik spray head retraction system and ProMotion hose design to create a long-lasting and easy-to-use kitchen faucet. For the cost of between $350 and $550, the overall quality and usability of the K-99259-VS is top-notch; making it one of the best kitchen faucets on the market.
Kohler’s Artefacts range has been designed with a vintage feel; re-imagining classic designs to make them suitable for the modern domestic kitchen. The K-99259 fits this mold perfectly with its elegant yet simple shape and attractive finishes, it would look great in any kitchen. This stylish kitchen faucet is available in a wide range of different colors including polished chrome, and the slightly more expensive oil rubbed bronze if you’re looking for a more extravagant look. There is also an integrated pull-down sprayer which fits seamlessly into the central spout. This is a must-have feature for any good-value kitchen faucet!
In terms of the controls, Kohler have used a simple, single handle control on the K-99259-VS which is used to adjust the power and temperature of the water. Despite its simplicity, a single handle control is actually really useful as it has temperature memory, meaning that you don’t have to adjust the temperature every time you use the faucet. All in all, the Kohler K-99259-VS has an impressive visual and user-friendly design.
The K-99259-VS’ pull-down sprayer has some fantastic features; helping to make this one of the best kitchen faucets on the market. First of all, the hose that attaches the spray head to the central spout uses Kohler’s ProMotion technology, meaning it has a lightweight, braided design. This helps it to function smoothly and easily for the user, as well as to stop it from getting caught on surrounding parts. Kohler have also included their DockNetik technology with the Kohler K-99259-VS sprayer, which involves a magnetic docking station; allowing for easy retraction of the hose as well as secure docking. This gives the hose and spray head the support they need to maintain their shaping; stopping them from wearing out too quickly and saving you money on replacement parts.
There are no fancy sensor controls on the K-99259-VS, but there are multiple stream options on the sprayer which is great. Plus, Kohler’s MasterClean spray face technology creates an easy-to-clean surface on the spray head; allowing you to clean away any mineral build-up quickly and easily. Features like these are important because they help you to improve the longevity of your kitchen faucet.
The Kohler K-99259-VS makes the best use of its water supply with three different stream options in its sprayer. Firstly, there is the simple aerated spray for everyday use, like filling cups and vases, and for general rinsing. The aerated stream is a great feature as it not only conserves water but also doesn’t sacrifice any power in doing so. The aerated stream also doesn’t cause any splashback which is always a plus if you like to keep your clothes dry! Secondly, there is what Kohler have termed the ‘BerrySoft Spray’, which has been designed for gently rinsing fruit, vegetables, and other foods. This is a pretty unique feature which makes the K-99259-VS one of the best kitchen faucets for those who cook a lot.
Lastly, there is the infamous ‘Sweep Spray’ which creates a powerful, wide blade of water specially designed for tackling stubborn dirt. All in all, this is a pretty impressive range of spray functions which you don’t often find in most kitchen faucets. The overall water flow for the K-99259-VS is the industry maximum of 1.8 gallons per minute, which is more than enough for very effective cleaning.
Kohler have also made sure the K-99259-VS is an easy-to-install kitchen faucet. It has been designed for single hole installation, however if you have a 3-hole countertop, there is an escutcheon available to help disguise any obsolete holes. Unfortunately, the K-99259-VS doesn’t have DiamondSeal technology to help it tackle leaks, however Kohler have used ceramic disk valves to improve the durability of this kitchen faucet. As a result of this, the K-99259-VS’ lifetime actually exceeds industry standards making it one of the best-quality kitchen faucets on the market. Lastly, the Kohler K-99259-VS kitchen faucet meets CalGreen safety requirements as well as coming with Kohler’s lifetime limited warranty. This means you can rest assured that the K-99259-VS would be a very sensible choice for your next kitchen faucet.
The K-99259-VS from Kohler’s Artefacts range is an impressive kitchen faucet, full of great features. Kohler have used innovative technology like their MasterClean spray face, as well as simple user-friendly features like a single handle with temperature control. The most impressive feature of this top-quality kitchen faucet is the three-function sprayer which helps to make the K-99259-VS one of the best value kitchen faucets on the market.