UPC: 747943030625Finish: Satin Nickel
The BLANCO LINUS may just be the perfect faucet. From its rotating high arc spout, which swivels 140 degrees to the convenient dual pullout spray for easy clean up, the BLANCO LINUS is the ideal combination of quality and value.
If you're your after a gorgeous, modernist, mid-height faucet (rather than one of the giant ungainly "gooseneck" ones that block the view) this is one of the few, and very well-priced in the mid-$200's. It replaced my equally gorgeous non-spray $400 Kohler Purist; the spray version of that is $500+ for a plastic sprayhead (I guess that's the price of Made in America). I didn't think a spray was that useful until I got one of these new, deeper sinks - cleaning around the sides is easier with a spray. Some observations: 1. The name is misleading: "Linus Pullout with Dual Spray" suggests it has 2 spray functions in addition to the stream i.e. soft and hard. If does not. The company should kill the "dual." 2. The instruction book has a useless parts-numbered diagram instead of the part-named diagram on the Blanco website - use that and watch their video or spend hours trying to figure it out 3. There's a funny little unexplained part that looks like an engagement ring with a flat black stone - this is simply a key to remove the aerator for cleaning - I had to ask Blanco about that. (I just saved you hours trying to work out where it goes). 4. Some spray faucet reviews complain about needing to actively hold the spray ON - the Blanco appears to be "thumbs free" though it's not a strong catch - and yes, you can almost fake a softer stream by holding it in the intermediate position 5. If I want to be really anal about it, the spray is a bit firmer than it needs to be - tends to hit the sink harder and splash when used as a simple tap with spray activated. 6. It goes nicely with my IKEA Veddinge cabinets with brushed nickel handles. But all in all, it checks all the boxes and it remains to be seen if it holds up.