What are the Top 10 Plumbing Fixture Brands Recommended by Plumbers

Mississauga Plumber During the year 2014, The Farnsworth Group conducted a survey to identify the most popular brands used in the building industry. In the 2015 Builder Brand Use Study, 2299 professionals identified the brands they used based on product performance, price, warranty, availability, brand reputation, ease of installation, dealer relationship, and green/sustainable features. Here are the most used brands in the plumbing category.


Kohler was the most used and highest rated for quality in the fixture (46%), accessory (34%), and whirlpool bath (32%) categories. Kohler has four generations of experience and proves to be the standard in plumbing fixtures.

American Standard with over 130 years experience, ranked second most used in the accessory category, and third in both fixtures and whirlpool baths. Toto was the third most used in the fixtures, and ranked second highest in fixture quality. Toto is known for their innovative designed products that support water conservation. Grohe rated third in quality bath fixtures.

And Moen/Creative Specialties International was ranked second in quality of accessories. Both Grohe and Moen are well known for their high quality and specially engineered product lines. Jacuzzi was ranked high in brand awareness and was the second most used whirlpool bath.


Moen (32%), Kohler (23%), and Delta (well known for durability) (18%) were the three most used brands of kitchen faucets making up 73% of the market share. The highest quality faucets went to Kohler, Grohe, and Moen respectively.

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The most common brand of water heater in this survey was A.O Smith, being used 20% of the time by these respondents. A.O. Smith has over 80 years in the water heater business and continue to be a leader of innovation.Rheem water heaters were used 17% of the time and Whirlpool was the third most used brand with 11%.

This survey helps identify the top 10 brands of plumbing fixtures being used today. The sample covered a great cross section of all four regions of the US and a diverse demographic.

There are many other high quality brands available and a plumbing professional can be of great assistance when choosing the best product.

If you’re in need of plumbing fixtures in your Mississauga home, these are recommended the best! Call Bosco Home Services at (416) 405-8632 for installation.