Who remembers when touch-free faucets were introduced? By now they’re so widespread that it’s more surprising to visit a public bathroom without one than with one. And practically everything else in the bathroom has followed suit: hand dryers, paper towel dispensers, toilets (which still need to be perfected… too many people have been flushed on unexpectedly), and even toilet seat covers.
(When are the doors going to follow suit? No more touching germy handles!)
If you love the convenience and sanitary benefits of sensor-activated bathroom fittings, read on. Here’s a list of automatic furnishings for your bathroom:
Automatic faucets are still among the most popular of touchless luxuries and are available in a wide variety of styles.
(Isn’t “Sans Hands” the perfect clever name for a line of automatic faucets?)
Shower heads are now joining in the fun. Toto’s collection of eco-friendly sensor fittings – their EcoPower® line – doesn’t require any power source, they power themselves with the force of running water.
Make your shower totally hands-free with a sleek, wall-mounted automatic soap dispenser.
Now you can stop associating automatic flushes with public restrooms and unpleasant surprises (and trauma to newly toilet-trained kids). Sensor-activated flushing is available for your homes, too – and they’re often customizable to your needs and preferences.
Geberit’s newest actuator (above), the Sigma80, is hands-free, super-modern, and entirely programmable.
Even mirrors and medicine cabinets can be automated!
This one by Robern lights up according to lower light levels in the room:
While Windisch makes a makeup mirror with infrared motion sensors:
We’ve come a long way from Clap On/Clap Off lights, haven’t we?