American Standard 7385.000.002 Reliant 3 Bathroom Centerset Faucet Review

by Lisa Ward | Last Updated: December 4, 2019

American Standard 7385.000.002 Reliant 3 Bathroom Centerset Faucet

  • ADA-certified
  • 1.5 GPM flow rate
  • 2.63 inches spout

Product Overview

The American Standard 7385.000.002 Reliant 3 Bathroom Centerset Faucet is a high-quality single handle polished chrome bathroom center set faucet that is made by one of the most trusted manufacturers of bathroom appliances in the industry. It has a cast breast waterway with a flexible supply hose system that is both durable and long-lasting. This protects against potential leaks for a lifetime. There’s a high-quality ceramic disc valve cartridge which Will be drip-free for the lifetime of the product with zero maintenance required.

One of the great safety features of this model of a bathroom faucet is that it comes with an adjustable hot limit safety stop. The safety stop limits how hot the water can get, which is great for families with children or the elderly. The safety precaution prevents scalding and burns.

The faucet is very easy to install comes with everything necessary including an exclusive speed connect the metal drain. It’s simple enough to install that home improvers can handle the installation without help necessary from a plumber or remodeler. The instructions are easy to follow and the entire process should take less than an hour.

It is certified by water sense that it meets the criteria for water efficiency. Wasting water is terrible for the environment and can run up your utility bills. Choosing water since approved Fawcett means that the EPA has certified that your faucet is better for the environment. This faucet is at least 20% more water-efficient than different types of bathroom faucets.

Pros

Fast, Easy Installation

This bathroom faucet set comes with a pre-assembled drain. The four-part center set bathroom faucet drain system is fast and easy to integrate with your existing plumbing. No caulk, putty, or tools are required. It uses “quick-spin nuts” that easily screw in by hand. It requires a three-hole sink configuration.

You also will not need the help of a remodeler a plumber. Even the most experienced at home DIYers can easily install this faucet with only one person. The instructions are incredibly easy to follow and if you need additional help there are visual guides available online such as video tutorials.

Quality, Long-Lasting Materials

American Standard is a respected manufacturer that only uses the highest quality materials in production. The parts will not easily wear and tear over time even with daily use. The only required maintenance is to regularly wipe down the Fossett with a clean cloth. The ceramic valve will not corrode or damage over time and requires no maintenance whatsoever to maintain excellent performance for the lifetime of your bathroom.

The polished chrome finish is a harsh gloss shiny light gray metal. When paired with other polished chrome bathroom accessories and appliances it creates a sense of unity in the space. Chrome has a futuristic and modern flair to it. The shine makes it look exceptionally clean and hygienic. It is easy to maintain the beautiful finish by simply wiping it down regularly to remove mineral buildup. The finish is highly resistant to spots rust and other surface blemishes.

Backed By a Lifetime Warranty

The sink faucet package is backed by a warranty from the manufacturer. This warranty is a limited lifetime warranty that covers all parts defects/finish defects and guarantees leak-free sink performance for the entire lifetime of your bathroom. Even the most expensive, high-quality sinks can become leaky over time, so guaranteed leak-free performance is an amazing deal.

All of the parts used in production are certified safe and high-quality. If there are any defects in the parts of the sink or in the polished chrome finish the company will take care of it. You can rest assured that this is a bathroom faucet that will perform with excellence for years to come, even with minimal maintenance.

Cons

Single Handle–No Hand-Free Feature

This American Standard faucet is center set and is controlled using one single handle. Some of the newer, high-tech bathroom faucets turn on and off using motion-detecting sensors. Hands-free or touchless bathroom faucets have many benefits such as preventing the spread of germs.

Those with extremely limited hand mobility should consider the benefits of investing in a hands-free bathroom faucet. This faucet is best used in casual bathroom settings and does not have a hands-free feature. There are many different types of bathroom faucets and you should choose the right one for your family based on your needs.

Summary

The American Standard 7385.000.002 Reliant 3 Bathroom Centerset Faucet is a simple and beautiful chrome bathroom faucet that is guaranteed to perform with excellence for the entire lifetime of your bathroom. One of the best things about this faucet set is how easy it is to install. Only one person is required and no tools are needed. The drain system easily integrates with your existing bathroom plumbing. You will not need to hire a plumber or a remodeler, simply follow the instruction guide included in the box.

The temperature and flow of the water are controlled by a single polished chrome lever. There is a built-in safety feature that allows you to set the maximum allowed allowance of heat to prevent accidental burns and scalding. The entire package is backed by American standards lifetime performance guarantee. This manufacturer’s warranty covers parts defects, finish defects, and guarantees leak-free performance for a lifetime. This is a high-quality center set bathroom faucet that is perfect for a modern casual bathroom.

American Standard 7385.000.002 Reliant 3 Bathroom Centerset Faucet

  • ADA-certified
  • 1.5 GPM flow rate
  • 2.63 inches spout