Foundations®

Two Handle Kitchen Faucet with Spray

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21988LF is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 123.
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  • 4-hole installation
  • Side sprayer conveniently included
  • Backed by Delta Faucet's Lifetime Limited Warranty
Finish: Chrome
List Price*: $146.70
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21988LF
List Price*: $146.70
This Delta® faucet provides a practical, hardworking solution that will stand the test of time, every time. Delta is a reflection of your personality and is as individual as you are.
  • Meets standards set by Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Includes convenient side sprayer
  • 4-hole 8 in. installation
  • Standard spout swivels 360degrees for complete sink access

Special Features

  • With Side Sprayer
  • ADA Compliant

Installation Information


4-hole 8" installation


  • Flow Rate: 1.80 gpm @ 60 psi, 6.8 L/min @ 414 kPa
  • Spout Height: 12"
  • Spout Length: 8-1/8"
  • Fittings Type: 1/2" IPS connection
  • Deck Thickness: 1.31"
  • Valve Type: Washerless stem cartridge
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic faucet Easy install + great customer service
Date published: 2019-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stylish It meets our expectations
Date published: 2019-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I wanted This faucet was bought to replace an old leaky model of another brand. I like the high arc of the spout and the lever handles. It is easy to turn on and off. The spout swivels smoothly and the sprayer works great. This is an easy to install unit.
Date published: 2019-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Nice for the price. Love the room it gives for big pots.
Date published: 2019-01-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wonderful replacement How privileged we feel to finally have a faucet that was so easy & fast to install into our kitchen sink in our home. It was unbelievably easy & such an improvement over the replacement faucet we had been using since 2002. We had gotten so used to the idiosyncrasies of the old one that we didn't realize how nicely a faucet can operate & add beauty to a kitchen. We love it!
Date published: 2018-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product Bought this to replace a 20 year old perless and so glad I did. The quality is very good and has great aesthetic looks
Date published: 2018-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks good, installs easy and great warranty. I purchased the Model 21988LF over a month ago and replaced a NON Delta faucet that was on a deep sink in the utility room. It was a washer type and over thirty-three years old. I replaced many washers during those thirty-three years and one valve seat. The cold water supply to the old faucet broke one day and WHEN DID IT? You guessed it, when I wasn't home. Water was everywhere when I returned. I recently read the one and two star reviews about the flimsiness of the 21988LF faucet handles. People stated that they flex when turned off. Folks these are washer-less faucets and are made to be turned off and on with one or two fingers. Yes during the "good ole days" the washer type faucets offered more resistance to movement and at times you really had to crank down on them to stop a drip. When that happened it was time to replace the washer but most people didn't and continued to apply more twisting force to obtain a complete drip stop. As I stated earlier, washer-less faucets are manufactured to be turned on and off with very little resistance so all the extra seals, brass and steel aren't necessary to make a good product. All of the remaining faucets in my house are washer-less. All but three are Delta and that is another story as to why they are another brand. I have replaced washer-less components in the three that aren't Delta five times since they were installed. In over thirty-three years not one of the Delta faucets has ever leaked. If one of the Delta faucets starts leaking I know I will be able to purchase a replacement part instead of a new faucet. Over forty-five years ago a plumber told me to by only Delta and if something malfunctioned I would either be able to find a part to fix the problem or Delta would replace it. So far not one Delta faucet is dripping or spewing.
Date published: 2018-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best faucet I’ve ever bought I bought this faucet less than a month ago and I just love it. The handles are easy to turn, I love how it looks on my sink and overall it is the best faucet I’ve ever bought
Date published: 2018-09-24
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Can you tell me what the part number is and how to order a replacement screen at the tip of the faucet number 21988LF? Thanks

Asked by: SB3317
Thank you for your question, SB3317. The screen is included with the RP74130 Aerator Assembly. Best regards, Jon
Answered by: Delta Faucet
Date published: 2019-02-15

Handle screw/bolt part number for 21988LF faucet

My handle broke and I need the part number for the brass bolt with one end threaded and the other end splined with the chrome finish knob/end attached. I was able to get the threaded part out of the handle base so just need the bolt. It looks like part RP26852 which is 3.05 inches long and mine is more like 2.5 inches, end to end. Thanks Tim
Asked by: Tim
Hi Tim, Thank you for your question. The spindle and finial for the RP42995 handles on the model 21988LF faucet is not available as a separate item. The entire handle assembly would have to be replaced. Thanks, Dave
Answered by: DeltaFaucet2
Date published: 2015-12-09

Model # 21988LF. The base is leaking. What repair kit do I need? Is there a video I can watch to help me repair.

Asked by: AD123
Hi, AD123. Thank you for your question, and I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing an issue with your Delta 21988LF faucet. The part number for the o-ring repair kit is RP41700. We do not have a video to show the repair for this but here is a link to the manual for the faucet: https://media.deltafaucet.com/MandI/86377%20Rev%20B.pdf Please contact us back if you should need further assistance with this. Best Regards, Rosanna
Answered by: DeltaFaucet11
Date published: 2018-10-09

Can the faucet and handles be installed directly on the sink without the base?

Asked by: Pickle
Dear Pickle, Thank you for you installation inquiry. The escutcheon/base plate of the Delta Foundations Kitchen 21988LF faucet is apart of the full faucet valve, it is not removable. Best regards, Tanya
Answered by: Tanya
Date published: 2016-10-15

I did not out the sprayer holder on.How do I remove the snap on connection to the water supply to put the sprayer hose through the holder?

Asked by: Ed
Reach up at the very top of the connection and squeeze the two tabs together and gently pull down on the hose. They only move about .05" inward, but it will release.
Answered by: FredY
Date published: 2017-10-28

How come I can't buy a replacement spout for this faucet?

I tried to mount a PUR water filter on it using the correct adapter, but no matter how much plumber's tape I put on or how tight I tried to make it, the connection always leaked. I decided to remove it and just use the sink normally, but I damaged the end of the spout removing the adapter. I like the faucet and don't want to have to buy an entirely new one just for the spout as the spout is really well designed for a quick disconnect. It appears that no one sells the spout separately and I'm not sure why. Can I get a replacement spout from you? Thanks. J
Asked by: JFW
Hi JFW, Thank you for your question. Unfortunately the spout to the model 21988LF is not available as a replacement part. The entire faucet would have to be ordered. Thanks, Dave
Answered by: DeltaFaucet2
Date published: 2015-01-12

Information left out

Why don't you print on your box that this is made out of plastic and not chrome? I was very upset when I found this out - after it had been installed.
Asked by: treetracker
Hi Treetracker, Thank you for your question. The model 21988LF is a metal faucet. The spout, handles, escutcheon base and valve body are metal. The side sprayer and mount are plastic components. Thanks, Dave
Answered by: DeltaFaucet2
Date published: 2015-04-23

Thick deck extension?

Is there a thick deck extension for this faucet? I can find a lot of other Delta faucet deck extension but none for this model. Will a extension kit for another model work? I only need to extend the hot and cold connections a small amount.
Asked by: Tim
Thank you for your inquiry, Tim! Delta does not manufacture a thick deck mounting kit for the Foundations Kitchen 21988LF faucet. This faucet requires a maximum deck thickness of 1 5/16" (33mm). Below, is the link for the technical specification sheet to show you the max deck thickness for the faucet. https://media.deltafaucet.com/SpecSheet/DSP-K-21987LF%20Rev%20F.pdf Best regards, Tanya
Answered by: Tanya
Date published: 2017-12-18
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