New High-Tech Plumbing : Faucets, Showerheads, and More
Showerheads, faucets and even toilets are tending towards hands-free technology. Ferguson’s plumbing expert, Diana Dinges, shares her favorite new, high-tech plumbing products.
“Unique new showerheads include the Hansgrohe Raindance model and the Axor and Kohler ceiling shower heads. The Raindance has a vacuum inside its head which sucks up warm air, making it feel like more water is spraying out. Axor’s in-the-ceiling showerhead provides a rain-like shower experience. Kohler’s ceiling-flush model is on its third generation and can be set to many different spa experiences.”
“Kohler has several other impressive products—a touchless faucet, and a toilet. The faucet is impressive because of its flawless reaction time. It’s a beautiful faucet perfect for kids, arthritic hands, and craft rooms. The toilet is fully hands-free. Walking into the bathroom opens the lid, and walking out closes it. The seat can warm itself, and of all things it can play an ipod.”