NY Good Questions: What is the Proper Way To Mount a Faucet?

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Dear AT,

I bought a sink for my bathroom renovation.

From the front to the back is 13″ (a hole is right in the middle).

I will place a sink one to two inches away from the wall.

On a wall, I will mount a faucet like the one in a picture…

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So here are the questions:

1. What is the proper length of the sprout projection should be?

2. What is the proper position of the faucet?

The tip of the sprout should be certain inches above the rim of the sink?

There must be some standards and I have been looking for my answers, but I almost gave up.

So you are my last hope.

Thanks! Mie