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Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Tap

Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Tap
Average Customer Rating:
4.643 out of 5
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(14 Reviews) 14
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Rating Breakdown 14 reviews
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12 of 14(86%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
Review 1 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Top tap!
18-Oct-2014
By
, Bristol
"Looks and feels a well designed, quality product with a 5 year warranty."
Review 2 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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superior quality
08-Aug-2014
By
, southend,essex
"fantastic tap,you can see and feel the quality,as you would expect from franke,highly polished heavy and smooth operation,and suitable for low pressure system....screwfix customer recommended and delivered next day...cant go wrong,brilliant!"
Review 3 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Go With The Flow
27-Apr-2014
By
, Oldham
"Needed a tap with separate hot and cold flows, system unbalanced, a bit like me.
Easy to fit, easy to use, dads ninety six. (I fitted it for him)
The feel or quality between your fingers makes all the difference, now who said that.
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Review 4 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Good quality product
14-Nov-2013
By
, chester
"Easy to fit and clearly good quality. Well packaged.
Looks good"
Review 5 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Quality Tap - Fast Delivery
11-Nov-2013
By
, Bromsgrove
"Expensive but significantly better quality than cheaper taps I have installed recently. Easy to install, very light hand need to operate and quiet in use, even for the cold water.
I bought 2 x flexible hoses to complete the connection.
If I had not already installed the main body and copper fittings supplied with it to the sink, I would have bought flexible hoses with the same fitting as the copper pipes used to connect to the tap. it would have reduced the installation effort and are readily available.
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Review 6 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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well pleased
20-Jul-2013
By
, south derbyshire
"Bought this mixer tap was a bit dubious on price but am happy as it seems a great mixer. It has a lovely smooth easy action on tap controls especially if you have trouble turning taps on & off. The only slight thing to criticism I would have is a bit heavy on a weak sink but I believe you can get an extra support to stabilise it more which I am going to look into but otherwise great tap."
Review 7 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Best Franke Olympus Tap
08-Apr-2013
By
, Greater Manchester
"Excellent service from Screwfix, great value and quality with Franke Tap. Highly recommend this, and also to purchase from Screwfix."
Review 8 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Franke taps
17-Dec-2012
By
, Helen's Bay Co. Down
"I bought these to replace an ageing set of Franke Olympus taps(7 years old) that I already had. To be honest I thought the original set would have lasted a bit longer but they were worn out and it was more cost effective to replace. I went for chrome this time as opposed to silk steel finish which my last ones were and I definitely prefer the chrome finish. These taps look very stylish and give a nice smooth water flow. The taps have a quality feel when using."
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 9 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Affordable Quality
15-Feb-2012
By
, Dorset
"I have been installing Franke taps for years without any problems reported. The majority of Franke taps are over ten years old before the valves need replacing.
The manufacturing quality is excellent. The valves are good quality and spares are readily available.
I believe this tap to be excellent value for money for a tap of this quality."
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 10 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Excellent Franke quality
07-Sep-2011
By
, Tiverton
"Many taps look the same, but it is very easy to tell a good tap from a poor one by the quality of its operation.
This tap is of the usual excellent Franke quality. You get smooth, precise control, no drips or over-run, strong aerated flow to eliminate splashing, and the usual Franke mounting brackets that allow secure fitting on virtually any type of sink or work surface.
I have supplied and fitted kitchens for around 35 years. Customers often specify Franke products and I have never received any negative feedback as a result of those choices.
Note that Franke offer this model in both chrome and stainless steel. The one I received was chrome as advertised which matches part no 115.0049.980."
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 11 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Franke Olympus monobloc mixer
11-Aug-2011
By
, Abingdon
"Well engineered monobloc mixer tap,easy to use with on/off levers and diffuser to stop splashback in the sink. Competetive price.100% satisfied with performance."
Review 12 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Good kitchen tap
07-Jun-2011
By
, Oxford
"Excellent tap, but note that the description is wrong. It doesn't come with flexible hoses, it comes with solid copper tails. Other than that, installation was easy enough."
Review 13 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Let down by poor spout swivel
02-Nov-2012
By
, taunton, Somerset
"I have always liked Franke taps and have installed several over the years. They have always been good quality and tap action is smooth and precise. This particular mono mixer appears to be well made and the tap action is smooth. There does however appear to be an issue with the rotation of the spout. On the first one I installed, it became stiff to rotate after a few weeks. Removing the spout showed no damage to the "o" rings, and on reassembly the spout was much smoother moving, but only for a few weeks. I tried contacting Franke by email but with unsatisfactory results. With the second tap installed, the spout was stiff from the start, so there does seem to be a problem. Had it not been for this, I would have given it 5 stars, but now, I would not recommend this tap. I would have expected Franke to have had a technical department that you could hav at least contacted by email.
Both the problem taps were purchased from Screwfix and were the chrome type.
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 14 for Franke Olympus Mono Mixer Kitchen Tap Chrome
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Not as the picture
05-Sep-2011
By
, Hexham
"In the magazine it is satin in colour but when it came it was stainless steel."
0 of 3 people found this review helpful.