When we talk about technological advances, it’s usually the consumer electronics industry that hogs the spotlight. In reality, technological advances have already penetrated other sectors, including the age-old plumbing systems. In this article, we are going to feature two of the most recent technological advancements in home plumbing.
You probably saw some sci-fi film that features a guy, issuing commands to appliances and the appliance magically follows. We’re not exactly there yet, but we have something that is very close. It’s smart appliances. For the home plumbing, we have now the smart dishwashers.
Basically, a smart dishwasher is like your regular dishwasher with the addition of online hookup. Yes, it can connect to the internet. From there, you can control and check for stats through your mobile device.
Smart dishwashers offer a lot of advantages. For example, its very convenient as it can notify you through your mobile device that the current task is done and the dishes are ready to be unloaded. This is very helpful, especially if you have more dishes that needs to be cleaned.
Smart dishwashers are also very energy efficient as you can finely tune the amount of power to use and when to turn it one.
LED Lighting Toilet Bowls & Bathroom Sinks
This is another technological plumbing advancement that is simple, yet very innovative to a point that you don’t know how to live your life once you get used to it.
Let’s face it, we all have experienced waking up in the middle of the night because of nature’s call. Then, you get into your bathroom, you have are given a choice. You can either turn-on harsh bright lights (remember, your eyes are still accustomed to the darkness), or leave the lights turned off while you stumble in the dark. Neither option is very enticing. Thankfully, there is a third option.
LED lighting toilet bowls or bathroom sinks. These lights come with motion sensors and outputs a soft glow-type of light. Now, you don’t have to stumble in the dark, and you don’t have to endure blinding lights.
As time passes, the trend of introducing more and more new and fun plumbing-related technological items is only going to continue. Yet, as these items are “new”, it’s not something that you don’t want to install on your own. It’s highly advisable that you hire a professional plumbing service to install these cutting-edge appliances and items. One, they know what they are doing. Two, you avoid breaking your new appliance. And three, they can inform you of the important dos and donts.