We moved into a cottage built in 1940 and all the faucets are mounted on vertical surfaces - either the wall or sink. For our remodel, we want to stay with vertically mounted faucets. These faucets are incredible as they rarely need cleaning and I never have to scrub with a toothbrush as I did with horizontally mounted faucets. There should be a better selection of vertically mounted faucets available. Why aren't they more common? Is it a plumber conspiracy (because the horizontal mounts are easier to install)? They may install them, but we have to clean them.