There are many advances in technology that allow for huge quality of life improvements. These days, a lot of things can be operated without using your hands. Voice-activated speakers in your living room, or a hands-free device in your care, are just a couple examples. Believe it or not, but a hands-free option is available for your kitchen, and it comes as a touchless faucet.
Touchless faucets are more than just a luxury, but you find they can offer many benefits for you and your family. The first benefit is obvious, which is making the access to your water more convenient. Touchless faucets work through sensors that detect motion or proximity, meaning the water will run just by placing your hands beneath the faucet.
Even though a power source is required for a touchless faucet, you find they operate efficiently. Depending on the model, your touchless faucet might be one that plugs in, runs on solar power, or is powered by a rechargeable battery.
Because the water will only turn on when it detects motion, that could mean that you will end up saving money by saving water. Some people have a tendency of leaving the water running while they clean the dishes or wash their hands. Automatically turning on also means that the faucet can automatically turn off.
One of the primary reasons that touchless faucets are found in so many public spaces is because they limit the number of surfaces that many people could touch. Eliminating that one contact point prevents the spread of germs and limits chances for contamination.
Installing a touchless faucet in your home’s kitchen or bathroom brings many benefits. For more information on touchless faucets, or any potential plumbing upgrades, call Kellermeier Plumbing at 616-866-5134. At Kellermeier Plumbing, we pride ourselves on being honest and upfront with our customers and strive to provide our clients with the highest level of service.