Rubineta Optima-18 Small Chrome Basin Tap - Hommix UK

Hommix Rubineta Optima-18 Small Chrome Basin Tap

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• RubiBrass Alloy: Durable alloy with reduced lead content for water purity.
• SolidChrom Coating: Long-lasting chrome finish repels bacteria.
• Rubineta Ceramic Cartridge: Reliable water flow control with standard 35 mm size.
• Rubineta Spider Aerator: Low noise level and extended lifespan for impeccable water flow.
• Stringent Quality Control: Manual checks ensure top-notch quality.
• 5-Year Warranty: Comprehensive warranty for peace of mind.

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Rubineta Optima-18: Timeless Elegance Meets Quality Craftsmanship


The Rubineta Optima-18 petite basin tap embodies the essence of classic design, skillfully crafted with high-quality brass and an impeccable finish. This timeless piece is a testament to our commitment to delivering both style and substance.

The Optima-18 features SolidChrom, a premium chrome coating renowned for its durability and longevity. With an abrasion-resistant layer of 20-25 microns, it not only maintains its shine for years but also repels bacteria, ensuring a hygienic bathroom environment.

Our proprietary brass alloy, RubiBrass, is specially composed for durability and environmental safety. With reduced lead and other harmful compounds, it guarantees the purity of your drinking water while contributing to a healthier environment.

Equipped with a precision-engineered cartridge, the Optima-18 delivers smooth, reliable water flow and reliability, the Rubineta Ceramic cartridge ensuring long-lasting performance. With a standard 35 mm size, it provides smooth and effortless control over water flow.

The Optima-18 features advanced hygiene technologies, including a bacteria-resistant surface and lead-free components, ensuring the purity and safety of your water supply. With its easy-to-clean design and anti-bacterial properties, maintenance is simplified, promoting a hygienic bathroom environment.

The Optima series can be described as a unique and practical one. The combination of fashionable strictness and smooth lines will win any heart, especially those who love light and modern style.

Experience water like never before with the included SPIDER aerator. Its innovative design aligns the water flow, minimizing splashing and conserving water. This thoughtful feature not only enhances your experience but also contributes to water efficiency.

Key Features:

  • RubiBrass Alloy: Crafted with durability in mind, the RubiBrass alloy ensures the purity of drinking water with its reduced lead content.
  • SolidChrom Coating: Boasting a long-lasting chrome coating, the SolidChrom finish not only withstands abrasion but also repels bacteria for a hygienic bathroom environment.
  • Rubineta Ceramic Cartridge: The Rubineta Ceramic cartridge guarantees reliable and smooth water flow control with its standard 35 mm size.
  • Spider Aerator: Featuring a low noise level and extended lifespan, the Rubineta Spider aerator ensures impeccable water flow quality, backed by enhanced resistance to lime.
  • Stringent Quality Control: Each Optima-18 faucet undergoes rigorous manual checks before shipment, ensuring top-notch product quality.
  • 5-Year Warranty: With a comprehensive 5-year warranty, customers can enjoy peace of mind knowing their investment is protected.
Rubineta Optima-18 Small Chrome Basin Tap - Hommix UK

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Shipping & Returns


Collections are usually ready within 2 hours (unless stated otherwise, please call to confirm) at 47 Kempe Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN1 4QT.

For collections, we will need to see the order confirmation email and 2 pieces of ID (photo ID and ID with your address on it, such as a utility bill). The IDs must match the billing name and address. 

Free Delivery (UK Mainland)

All products in stock under £50 are dispatched same day and posted via Royal Mail or MyHermes to be delivered within 3 - 5 working days. Orders must be placed before 15:00 (3:00pm) for same day dispatch. Please allow up to 7 working days for your item(s) to arrive. 

£5 for Next Working Delivery for items under £50

Free Next Working Day Delivery (UK Mainland)

All products in stock and priced over £50 will be dispatched the same day with next working day delivery when ordered before 13:00 (1pm). Order by 1pm Monday to Friday to receive your order next working day (orders dispatched the same day have a 99% next working day delivery but please allow up to 5 working days for your item(s) to arrive). 

Saturday Delivery - £25.00 (UK Mainland)

If you require your product to be delivered on a Saturday, please select the Weekend Delivery option. Orders must be placed by Friday before 16:00 (4pm) for Saturday delivery.

Special Requirements / Backorders

For special requirements and backorders (i.e. a unique tap colour and items out of stock but available on back order) please allow up to 4 - 5 weeks (you will receive emails from us with regular updates). 

Acquapuro 3-Way Taps

Hommix UK does not keep Acquapuro items in stock. These products are stored at Aqcuapuro's warehouses and dispatched by Aqcuapuro directly. Order must be placed before 13:30 (1:30PM) for next day delivery for these items. 

At Hommix UK we strive on customer support and you'll be updated of your order at every stage of the journey. Refunds will be handled through email if necessary.

International Deliveries

We are now collecting prices to include local taxes, duties, and shipping expenses. The amount you pay at checkout will be the final price, inclusive of all associated costs, with no additional charges.


Our policy lasts 30 days. If 30 days have gone by since your order was received, unfortunately we can’t offer you a refund or exchange.

To be eligible for a return, your item must be unused and in the same condition that you received it. It must also be in the original packaging.

To complete your return, we require a receipt or proof of purchase.

Please do not send your purchase back to the manufacturer but to Hommix UK including Acquapuro products. Our returns address is: 

Hommix UK
47 Kempe Road

There are certain situations where only partial refunds are granted (if applicable):

  • Any item not in its original condition, is damaged or missing parts for reasons not due to our error
  • Any orders placed with multiple items and you wish to return part of the item


Refunds (if applicable)

Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund. If you are approved, then your refund will be processed, and a credit will automatically be applied to your credit card or original method of payment, within a certain amount of days. You will receive an automated email regarding the refund once we have processed it.

Please allow 3 - 5 business days for the refunded amount to arrive back to the card. PayPal payments tend to be available instantaneously. 

Late or missing refunds (if applicable)

If you haven’t received a refund yet, first check your bank account again.
Then contact your credit card company, it may take some time before your refund is officially posted. Next contact your bank. There is often some processing time before a refund is posted.

If you’ve done all of this and you still have not received your refund yet, please email us at

Sale items (if applicable)

Both regular priced and sale priced items may be refunded, if you've purchased an item on sale, you'll be receiving the amount you've paid for the sale item.

Exchanges (if applicable)

We only replace items if they are defective or damaged. If you need to exchange it for the same item, send us an email at and send your item to:

Hommix UK
47 Kempe Road


To return your product, you should mail your product to: Hommix UK, 47 Kempe Road, Enfield, EN1 4QT

We will provide you with a free returns label if your return is approved and it's a fault with the system.

Depending on where you live, the time it may take for your exchanged product to reach you may vary.

All returned items will be tracked and we will notify you of the progress. We advise you provide your email address or telephone number to be notified.