Technology is constantly emerging and changing the way we live. As these changes take place, they have started to reach so far as design. Today, even the modern bathroom is utilizing technology in ways that we could never have even imagined ten or twenty years ago. Technology has paved the way for the kind of luxurious and spa-like bathrooms that have become a part of the contemporary expectation. Because new technology is always evolving, we have the opportunity to be continually surprised and enlighten by these new systems and devices, which create ease of use, and often solve problems or make our lives better and more efficient. So what are the top tech trends that can push your bathroom to the next level?
Let’s start with the basics – what could be everything you want in a shower? How about the ability to set the temperature to the exact degree you want, an overhead faucet for a rainfall flow, the ability to set the ability to set the strength and position of the water stream, speakers that play your favorite tunes while seamlessly connected to your favorite device through Bluetooth capabilities, and chromatherapy through the use of LED lights built into the faucets. Technology brings you all this and more, creating the perfect shower experience. We’ve only come across one problem – you may never want to get out.
Tub Sound System
If you have a decked out shower with all the works included, it doesn’t make sense to skimp on the bathtub. Technology has also brought some pretty neat innovations to the tub district. Aside from high-functioning whirlpool and hydrotherapy tubs, you can get a tub that works as its own sounds system. When the tub is empty, the system works like simple stereo, filling the room with sound; but when the tub is full, you can enjoy a relaxing bath not only to the sound of your favorite tunes, but through the vibration the music sends throughout the entire tub, creating an enhanced massage feature to your bathing experience.
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Sure, we’re all familiar with hands-free faucets, they’ve been adopted by restaurants and savvy businesses everywhere; but when was the last time you noticed a hands-free faucet in someone’s home? With increasing technology, it’s becoming easier than ever to have these simple luxuries in your home. Why would you want a hands-free faucet, you ask? Well, a hands-free faucet can not only help you stay clear of infections or illness by the reduced hand-to-knob contact, but it can also be a great way to conserve water and help the environment while cutting down on your water bill.
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We know, it sounds like a novel idea, but it is actually a thing. The contemporary bathroom style is big on windows. From the wall-sized window of a tenth story building, to the slightly-larger-than-standard bathroom window that looks out onto a home’s backyard, windows are big in contemporary bathroom style. And if you live somewhere that commonly has 100+ degree days, going outside might not sound so pleasurable. Instead, you can enjoy a sun bath from the comfort of your bathroom while you control the inside temperature.
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Similar to the sound system tub, modern technology brings us the LED tub that can light up your bathroom with subtle luxury. Not a fan of candles? No problem. The LED tub will replace the classic candle-lit bath and provide your bathroom with a fresh, sophisticated vibe. If you want the true white-glove experience, you won’t want to skip this.
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Nobody likes cleaning the toilet, but we’ve all had to do it at some point or another, some of us more frequently than others. But with modern technology, you can now invest in a toilet that cleans itself with every flush, keeping it clean and sparkly for longer periods of time between cleaning cycles. Still other toilets feature self-closing lids and toilet seats that the issue of leaving the toilet seat up is never a problem again.
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Water Proof Television
Have you ever debated between watching an episode of your favorite show and taking a shower? Or maybe you’re someone who likes to be able to catch the morning news as part of their morning routine. Well, with modern technology, you’ll now be able to do both things at once. With increasing technology updates, we now have water-proof Televisions that will allow you to catch up on news or watch your evening show without wasting time anytime.
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Similar to a traditional towel warmer, these warming drawers keep your towel nice and warm for you until you are finished bathing and ready to use them. Many of the warming drawers come with temperature adjustments so that you can set the heat as high or low as you prefer.
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These are some of our favorite bathroom gadgets that modern technology has brought about. Many of them are not needed, but they can be fun perks that liven up your bathroom space and help give it that spa-like vibe. It’s nice to be able to treat yourself to extravagant luxuries here and there, and we’re firm believers that this is as much, if not more true of the bathroom as anywhere else.
Do you use any fun technology in your bathroom? Are there any tech gadgets that you’d like to try? Leave your comments below and let us know which products of modern technology sound best to you!