Bathroom Trends For 2016 And Beyond

Bathroom Trends For 2016 And Beyond

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Kohler's DTV shower was introduced last year, but the latest version is fully loaded. It features a control system for the shower with functions like water pressure and temperature, but also chromatherapy (from above), steam, and a built in stereo system, all controlled from a LCD screen that can be mounted on the wall.

2) Heated Tubs and Built in Technology such as speaker systems and hidden TVs

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With the introduction of the government'sWaterSenselabel (similar to Energy Star), manufacturers are getting smart about reducing toilet and faucet water use.

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Low-Flow Toilet

Caroma,an Australian company, was one of the first to offer dual flush technology, which allows for two different flushing options: .8 and 1.6 gallons per flush. And now almost all of the large toilet manufacturers offer dual-flush toilets. Caroma has 31 different models (shown is the Adelaide Cube).

Hands-Free Faucet

Homeowners can easily and affordably save water by installing low-flow aerators on new and existing faucets.Kohler'sversion features a 1.5 gpm flow rate, a 30 percent reduction over 2.2 gpm models.

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Smart Showers

This showerhead offers traditional looks combined with forward-thinking technology. The water-efficient fixture with H2Okinetic Technology® from Delta uses only 1.6 gpm as opposed to the standard 2.5 gpm. The technology manages the water droplet size and velocity, spray coverage and thermal dynamics, delivering the feeling of a standard showerhead at a lower flow. Approx. $50;Delta

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Keeping fixtures and storage undercover allows for a clean, minimalist look, similar to that of a spa.

Concealed Commode

Here, the BenchToilet, by designer Troy Adams forJulien,provides a decorative solution for hiding away the toilet. It incorporates a sliding exotic wood panel concealing the fixture and doubling as a powder room bench.

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Sundeck, the latest whirlpool tub fromDuravit,can go anywhere in the home. A cover is designed to keep warm water in while concealing the tub and offering a surface to lay on, and when not in use, to be used as a headrest for bathers.

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Now You See It, Now You Don't

Part of the Piu-Due collection fromVitrA,this cabinet revolves 180-degrees for easy storage access when open and a clean look when closed.

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