PISCATAWAY, N.J., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- GROHE is putting its best foot forward with the launch of two hands-free kitchen faucets. The LadyLux3 Café and K7 faucets are now available with Foot Control Technology, which allows the user to switch the water flow on and off with a tap of the foot on the activation plate installed discreetly in the toe space of the cabinet.
The innovative enhancement frees hands for added maneuverability, and because there is no longer a need to touch the faucet handles for on/off functionality, Foot Control Technology can help reduce the spread of germs and bacteria around the kitchen. What's more, because the activation plate can be installed anywhere along kitchen cabinets, users in wheelchairs can install the plate within a close arm's reach—meaning a simple press of the plate will operate the faucet without an uncomfortable reach out of the chair to turn the faucet lever.
"Whether it's cooking for the family, entertaining guests, or simply preparing meals for oneself, today's homeowner is using the kitchen more than ever and Foot Control Technology elevates the kitchen experience with several benefits," said Maha El Kharbotly, chief marketing officer, LIXIL Water Technology Americas, GROHE, American Standard and DXV. "Foot Control Technology is a stellar example of GROHE's commitment to driving best-in-class innovation in the kitchen industry."
GROHE's Foot Control Technology was recently teased at the 2016 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, demonstrated with LadyLux3 Café. The faucet earned praise from architects and designers for its technology as well as its transitional design statement that can fit into a variety of home aesthetics. With the introduction of Foot Control Technology to K7, one of GROHE's standout professional-level faucets, the company is upping the ante for cooking enthusiasts interested in both restaurant-level performance and a professional design statement.
GROHE's LadyLux3 and K7 faucets featuring Foot Control Technology are available through select showrooms nationwide. To find a showroom near you, visit www.grohe.com.
GROHE faucet and shower products are distributed in more than 180 countries and represent nearly 80 years of excellence in European design, innovation, engineering and quality. GROHE America's headquarters are in the heart of the Flatiron district and houses the GROHE Live! Center, an interactive showroom created for inspiration and collaboration.
The GROHE Group is the world's leading provider of sanitary fittings, comprising GROHE AG, Hemer, Hamburg and other subsidiaries in foreign markets. With its global GROHE brand, the GROHE Group relies on its brand values quality, technology, design and responsibility to deliver "Pure Freude an Wasser." The GROHE Group was purchased by the LIXIL Group and the Development Bank of Japan in January 2014. The LIXIL Group is the global leader in the building materials and housing equipment industry.
K7® and LadyLux3 Café® are registered trademarks of GROHE AG
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