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The Latest Technologies For a Smart Bathroom

Technology tops the list when it comes to homebuying, and do you know who the new homebuyers are? Millennials. Also known as Generation Y, these tech-savvy creatures seem to have been born with smartphones in their hands.

A are a great way to conserve water and energy. Here are some of the features that you can expect from a digital faucet:

  • Reduced tap flow and digital temperature-control settings, conserving money and water.
  • Touchless technology.
  • Infrared tap technology that “reads” the user and turns off when it senses that hands are not under the faucet.
  • Programmable features, such as a timed shower setting or a teeth-brushing option that runs for an allotted time frame.

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Soaking Tubs

The ’80s were spent soaking in our mammoth Jacuzzi tubs, but times (and tubs) are changing. Designers are seeing a strong trend toward a new version of the soaking tub. They are tossing standing-room-only showers down the drain, and replacing them with stand-alone soaking styles. Here’s what you can expect to see from the new soaking tubs:

  • Stand-alone tubs with no shower surround.
  • Small Japanese-style soaking tubs.
  • Sleek, modern tub faucets, many with pipes that come up from the floor and pour over into the tub.
  • An air bath, the modern take on massaging jets. Air channels deliver a steady stream of warm massaging bubbles; think hot springs.
  • Chromotherapy, or mood-enhancing lighting.
  • New tub materials and shapes. Rectangular is sleek and modern, as are materials such as carved stone and copper.

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Hot Gadgets

A high-tech bathroom wouldn’t be tricked out without a few gadgets. Here are a few fun products that add another level of technology:

  • Refrigerated bathroom cabinets that can keep medicines cool or store cold drinks.
  • LCD shower panels that let you control shower temperature, water flow, steam, music and chromotherapy.
  • Waterproof TVs. Soaking and watching TV is a must, and it eradicates the chances of dropping that iPad in the tub while streaming your favorite show.

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Bathrooms are about to be the next room to witness the high-tech revolution. Which of these would you like to have in your bathroom? Let us know in the comments below.

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