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We have good news for technology enthusiasts. New technological advancements aren’t only limited to our electronic devices; now they are surrounding us in our homes, our workplaces, and every other place we spend time in. One of these innovative technologies is touchless kitchen faucets. Touchless faucets are becoming more popular every day, not only in our workplaces but also in our homes. These faucets have sensors that automatically perceive any object that is placed under the spout and open the valve to allow water to flow. When the sensor cannot detect hand motion anymore, it closes the valve. In this article, we will talk about some of the benefits of touchless kitchen faucets.


Save Money

Most of us unconsciously waste a lot of water while washing our hands. We may occasionally forget to turn off the faucet when we leave the room, or if you have kids, they may get too busy playing and forget to turn off the water. This will reflect on your water bills in increasing numbers. A touchless faucet installation will help you save money.

Water Conservation

Touchless faucets allow water to flow at a certain rate, which is actually a big water-conserving property. You might save thousands of gallons of water annually. For example, if your fixture is rated at 0.35 GPM, you can use around 85% less water. The amount of freshwater in nature is limited; water is unfortunately not renewable. If you are an environmentally conscious person and want to opt for environmentally friendly fixtures, touchless faucets can be beneficial. If you want to conserve water, it is also important for you to get any potentially leaking faucets repaired by a professional plumber.


If you do not regularly clean your standard faucets, they can become a haven for dirt and bacteria. Throughout the day, everyone in your household touches the handle when their hands aren’t clean. As a result, it is possible to leave bacteria and viruses on the handles even after washing your hands. A kitchen is a place where cooking and food preparation take place. When your handles aren’t clean, you may contaminate the utensils and food. Since there’s no touching in touchless faucets, the possibility of contamination is much lower in touchless faucets. They also require less cleaning.

User-Friendly Features

Outstanding convenience and user-friendliness are some other advantages of touchless kitchen faucets. Simply placing your hand or an object under the sensor will activate the water. For the elderly, children, and those with disabilities or medical conditions in particular, this is a really helpful function. Even if you don’t have special needs, it's a huge convenience when taking care of your everyday tasks.

Reliable Plumbing Services

When it's time to upgrade your home's faucets to touchless models, give New Era Plumbing & Septic a call. In addition to providing a range of plumbing repair services, our skilled plumbers are available to assist with the installation of your faucet and are prepared to address any queries you might have. Call us today to learn more.


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