"Overall, the Moen 87017 is a sleek and stylish kitchen faucet that’s fully functional, adapts to all your kitchen needs and it’s great quality for the price."
Another high-quality kitchen faucet from Moen is the 87017 model, bringing style and superiority to your kitchen. The Moen 87017 kitchen faucet costs around $85-$90, and you get so much for your money. It’s a sleek and stylish faucet and manufactured by the highly reputable brand, Moen. The 87017 faucet is very trendy and versatile so that it will suit all your kitchen faucet needs. It’s functional too, with a pull-out sprayer to accommodate for all kitchen tasks and is lightweight, weighing just less than 5 pounds. This faucet’s dimensions are 9.5x 10.2 x 10 inches, so it’s worth bearing this in mind when thinking if it’s suitable for your kitchen. The Moen 87017 kitchen faucet is also ADA compliant, complies with all the relevant building regulations and is also low-lead compliant.
The overall design of the Moen 87017 kitchen faucet is extremely nice looking, benefiting from a chrome finish that complements any kitchen style. Although the sprayer section of the faucet is made from chrome finished plastic, the rest of the 87017 is made from metal and shows off its quality. The Moen 87017 kitchen faucet also comes with one handle, meaning it’s easier to function and looks the part. The spout measures 10 inches in height, so is tall enough to fit kitchen pots and pans underneath. It also has a Spot Resist finish, so it eliminates any smudges from fingerprints and watermarks. In the best kitchen faucets, the spout rotates for added usability, so it’s good to know the spout on the 87017 model rotates 120 degrees, making it far more comfortable to maneuver.
The sprayer on the Moen 87017 is a pull-out style, reaching 53 inches in length. Although this is not as long as other kitchen faucets, it's still plenty to get everything you need to do and reach all the places you would need to in your kitchen. In addition to this, the 87017 kitchen faucet has been two spray options, an aerated spray for everyday use or if you need a more heavy duty clean, there's the option of Power Spray which gives a more powerful rinse. Both options are beneficial, and the best kitchen faucets often provide more than one spray option, so the Moen 87017 offers this to the customer and shows off its versatility while doing so.
The spray head of the Moen 87017 is plastic, but it's complemented by the metal body of the faucet and lots of customer kitchen faucet reviews state that it's still a high-quality faucet to own and the sprayer functions well and for the purpose it's required. Furthermore, the 87017 kitchen faucet comes with Power Clean Technology, which means this faucet offers 50% more spray power than other Moen faucet models, so it stands up to the test of heavy-duty cleaning duties. The sprayer also comes with a reflex-system, so once you have finished using it, it goes back into its original position with no problems.
The water flow from the 87017 kitchen faucet is impressive from both of the two spray options available, and many customers have commented on the flow being good with no loss of pressure. It gives a flow rate of 1.5 GPM, and this model of faucet also comes with the added benefit of Duralast 1255 cartridge which prolongs the durability of the kitchen faucet. Not all of the best kitchen faucets come with this cartridge, so it shows Moen is a manufacturer that cares about quality and making their products last. This particular type of cartridge isn't readily available on all kitchen faucet brands which shows how the Moen 87017 is built to last a long time.
Installation of the Moen 87017 kitchen faucet is reviewed as being easy to do, and this faucet can be installed into either a one or three-hole sink, with an optional deck plate included if it's required. Moen has provided instructions for how to install the 87017, but as always, you can refer to kitchen faucet reviews to look at videos and images of how to install. The installation process is made extra easy thanks to Moen's Duralock quick connect system, which means a super simple installing process with minimal mess. Finally, Moen has included supply lines attached compression fittings to make the installation that much simpler and more effective. You can always get a plumber to install the faucet for you, but it's great to know with the Moen 87017, installation is simple and quickly done.
Overall, the Moen 87017 is a sleek and stylish kitchen faucet that’s fully functional, adapts to all your kitchen needs and it’s great quality for the price. In addition, the 87017 also comes backed with Moen’s limited lifetime warranty, so you know if there is ever anything to go wrong with it, Moen have got you covered. Although this kitchen faucet has a plastic spray head and no motion sense technology, sometimes it’s a simple case of less is more; sensor technology isn’t for everyone. So, if you’re looking to buy a kitchen faucet from a reliable manufacturer, is attractive in it’s design and is easy to install so if you wanted to you can do it yourself, then the Moen 87017 could be the kitchen faucet for you.