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KOHLER K-72218-VS Sensate Review

Simplify Your Daily Kitchen Tasks

It seems odd that I’m about to tell you all about a faucet, yet the title to this review is based on simplifying your daily kitchen tasks. But think about it for a moment? If you currently have a faucet that is manually operated, how much time do you think you could save because you don’t have to turn the handle on and off to get water flowing?

There are a myriad of jobs everyone does around the kitchen and if your household is anything like mine, you’ll hear the faucet going on and off often. When you’re preparing food you need to keep your hands clean (hence washing your hands all the time), pots and pans need to be filled when you’re cooking, and of course, there are always dishes that need to be rinsed or washed.

KOHLER Touchless Kitchen Faucet

KOHLER K-72218-VS Sensate
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These are just a few of the reasons I thought you should know about the KOHLER K-72218-VS Sensate touchless kitchen faucet. It’s not the cheapest on the market, let me make that clear, but if you have room in your budget and you want the “cream of the crop” you can’t go far wrong with this manufacturer.

Powerful yet Beautiful

It sounds like I’m talking about a horse rather than a kitchen faucet, but I couldn’t think of any other way to describe this model. This is one of the most minimalistic yet attractive kitchen faucets I’ve ever come across. This almost sounds like a contradiction in terms, and I have no idea how the design team at Kohler have managed it, but they have.

It comes in several colors including polished chrome, polished chrome with black accents (for an added touch of class), vibrant steel and vibrant steel with black accents. The touchless activation has been designed so you don’t end up with the faucet coming on when you simply walk past. And, a nice touch is the LED display at the bottom which tells you when the faucet is ready to go.

In terms of power, when using the touchless technology you will get flowing water within a mere 20 milliseconds and it runs from AC power so unlike several other models like this, you won’t have to worry about replacing batteries.

Keeps You and Your Kitchen Cleaner

Think about the amount of times (especially in a busy kitchen) when you’re hands are all messed up, you have food in one hand and pots in the other plus, you need water from your faucet. This can leave you in quite a predicament because you have to put things down just to switch the water on.

With the Sensate, this will be a thing of the past. Imagine being able to simply pass your hand or pot through the activation beam and bam!, you have running water. This not only makes daily tasks in the kitchen far simpler, it also helps to stop the spread of germs because there is no need for you to touch anything.

Spray Head and Other Features

Kohler has included DockNetik technology with this faucet which is a magnetic system. You have dual function in terms of flow which includes both stream and spray, and due to the technology used when you’re done with the spray it will automatically lock into place. The nylon hose is quiet and easy to use due to the ProMotion system the manufacturer uses, and the inclusion of a ball joint makes manoeuvrability a breeze.

Other features include:

  • Automatic shut-off for added convenience.
  • MasterClean spray face that’s resistant to the build-up of minerals.
  • Durable ceramic valves that prevent leaks.
  • An overall finish that resists corrosion and general wear and tear.
  • Handle so you can adjust temperature and water flow.

Like I said, this isn’t the cheapest kitchen faucet on the market, but if you’re looking for a product that will make jobs around the kitchen easier, is durable and looks great, this model is definitely worth considering.
If you would like to find out more, have a quick glance at Amazon where you will find some great savings on price.

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