Pros and Cons Of Brass Tapware
October 3, 2017

Rose gold and other brass tapware have been taking over the last few years and we just can’t seem to get enough. Below are some of the pros and cons of this style of tapware. Brass tapware is limited in Perth but our bathroom renovation suppliers are starting to bring more and more options in as the trend grows. This bathroom renovation in Como below uses brass how it should be used as a modern classic example.

Brass Tapware Advice


Copper-containing metals like brass have antibacterial properties—one little-known selling point for brass tapware.

Pros and Cons Of Brass Tapware

When you combine the plated and organic brass tapware finishes create natural and earthy feeling tones. The organic elements though trendy sounding really have a classic feel to them they are also more environmentally friendly.

Pros and Cons Of Brass Tapware

The finish of the brass is warm. Not by touch but by vibe it brings to your bathroom space. It’s a strange contradiction but it’s the most natural feeling you will get with any bathroom tapware and really has a wow factor when putting into the right setting.


  1. It’s a very niche look. Brass often is viewed as way too rustic or old-fashioned by the mass public bathroom renovators.
  2. Like all tapware that has a dark shade or color, it can really lose its luster over time which is not the classic look you really want.
  3. In Perth can be very costly to purchase from a reputable vendor but prices are coming down.


Pros and Cons Of Brass Tapware

There are not many pros and cons to really cover in regards to brass tapware. It’s a really specific vibe that it creates in your bathroom renovation so it is important to take your style of the bathroom into consideration.

It’s important to note that all our advice is general in nature and all bathrooms are unique so always speak to your local qualified tradesman for the best advice. At on the ball bathrooms we love feedback so let us know what you think with a comment below or if you are looking for a bathroom renovation quote and live in Perth, Western Australia contact us on 0419964678 or email us at

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