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What does your faucet say about you?

A look in the nation’s washrooms reveals our differences

Canada has its share of stereotypes, eh? To some, Canadians are the quiet type, likely on their way to the rink, wearing a toque and being far too polite about it.

“This country is too big for one catch-all stereotype,” says Adam Findlay, Senior Marketing Manager of Pfister. “Being Canadian isn’t just about clothing, donuts or beer. It’s also about faucets. Yes, faucets.

Based on Spectrum Brand’s top-sellers by region, we can see just what makes each part of this great country tick.

Verano – Maritimes


Those in the Maritimes are subtle, wise with money and satisfied with what they have. The faucet of choice here is the Verano. With its small stature, traditional design and the bang it offers for your buck, is it a surprise that the Verano faucet sells on Canada’s East Coast?

Evanton – Quebec


Quebec may be the most distinct of all Canadian regions and their love of the Evanton faucet cements it. Casted as a single piece rather than separate parts, the Evanton stands out with a modern design, square lines and a minimalist look.

Kamato – Ontario


Ontario prefers the Kamato with its contemporary design, sleek lines and a soft-square look. Makes sense, right? Ask anyone from there and they’ll tell you they’ve always been ahead of the game.

Selia – Prairies


Those in the Prairies like to slow it down with a classic, timeless style and a transitional design. They’re ready for anything and the popularity of the Selia faucet proves it. And, really, would anywhere else in Canada opt for the softer finish that the Brushed Nickel on this faucet offers?

Fullerton – BC


Lastly,BC, unsurprisingly, loves the Fullerton. This faucet’s tubular, contemporary design offers that modern, minimalist look. The joystick handle hints at the region’s love of fun and adventure.

So, next time you’re oot and aboot, take some time to notice the faucets.

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About Pfister

Pfister is part of Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI), a major manufacturer and supplier of residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and plumbing products with a portfolio of renowned brands, including Kwikset®, Weiser®, Baldwin®, National Hardware®, Stanley®, FANAL®, Pfister® and EZSET®. HHI is a leader in its key markets with #1 positions in U.S. residential locksets (Kwikset), Canada residential locksets (Weiser), U.S. luxury locksets (Baldwin), and U.S. builders’ hardware (Stanley-National Hardware), #2 in Mexico residential hardware (Fanal), and #3 in U.S. retail plumbing (Pfister). Headquartered in Orange County, California, HHI has a global sales force and operates manufacturing and distribution facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Asia.

HHI is a division of Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. Spectrum Brands is a global, diversified consumer products company and a leading supplier of consumer batteries, residential locksets, residential builders’ hardware and plumbing products, shaving and grooming products, personal care products, small household appliances, specialty pet supplies, lawn and garden and home pest control products, personal insect repellents, and auto care products. Spectrum Brands employs approximately 15,500 employees worldwide and sells to the top 25 global retailers with products in more than one million stores.


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