It’s easy to upgrade your kitchen with touchscreen-friendly appliances and gadgets. From automatic soap dispensers to smart microwave ovens and Bluetooth meat thermometers, kitchen appliances are getting an upgrade. Luckily, the handsfree or touchless kitchen faucets also join the club in the kitchen. Make a hand gesture in front of the faucet to start the water flow. Some of these touchless kitchen faucets have a sprayer attachment for more versatility.
However, these modern kitchen faucets do not come cheap. You get to keep the faucets free from germs and bacteria, since you do not have to touch it before you wash your hands. Team that up with an automatic soap dispenser, and you can wash hands without getting any other things dirty.
But, touchless faucets require electricity and depend on batteries or AC adapters. Plus, the connections (water and electricity) can be a little messy, especially for first-timers, and you may require professional help. Touchless faucets with sprayers ease plenty of work and help keep your sink clean.
With that settled, let’s check out some of the best touchless kitchen faucets you can buy. But first,
1. Cobbe Pull Down Touchless Kitchen Sink Faucet With Sprayer
Cobbe Pull Down Kitchen Sink Faucet
If your kitchen has mostly black appliances, then the Cobbe Pull Down faucet makes the perfect fit. It’s matte black and has a sensor on the faucet. The auto-retracting sprayer can extend up to 14 inches and can cover double sinks. The Cobbe kitchen faucet uses a battery. Interestingly, the LED indicator on the sprout lets you know when the battery runs low.
The sensor works as intended and opens the faucet when you wave your hand in front of it. Once done, it will shut off the water after about 3 minutes. At the same time, it’s easy to install, and several users have pointed this out in their reviews.
It’s worth noting that this Cobbe faucet is one of the inexpensive options. Of course, the company has cut a few corners, and one of them is durability. For one, some users have reported the sensor turning faulty after a few months. That said, it has found its user base who love the easy installation process and the value-for-money proposition. Do note that the sensor can be finicky at times.
2. GIMILI Touchless Kitchen Faucet with Pull Down Sprayer
GIMILI Touchless Kitchen Faucet
The Gimili touchless kitchen is one of the more reliable touchless faucets with sprayer. It’s dependable and the sensor, though set low, works as advertised. The good thing is that it’s affordable than the options on this list. The sprayer has a neat spring-like design on top. Plus, you can extend it to 20 inches. However, the sprayer is limited to just two spray modes—Spray and Stream. Yeah, you won’t find the Sweep mode in this one.
It boasts a premium and modern look. The black color enhances the overall look further. If your kitchen has classy, dark decor, this faucet will fit right in. A few users have spoken highly of its looks, especially since it complements stainless steel sinks.
As noted earlier, the sensor works as expected and responds almost immediately. It runs on batteries (not included) and you can switch to an AC adapter. The installation process is easy and the installation guide is easy to follow. But, you can call a professional to be safe.
The Gimili touchless faucet has a solid build, and users have praised the same. At the same time, it doesn’t cost an arm and a leg to deliver a reliable performance. It proves to be a good buy if you want to save money.
3. Delta Faucet Leland Touch
Delta Faucet Leland
The Delta Faucet Leland is a hybrid between a touchless faucet and a conventional faucet. You do not have to turn on the knob to start the flow of water. Instead, you can just touch your palm or forearm lightly against the stem to start the water flow. It comes with some additional features like temperature sensing and ShieldSpray technology.
The latter ensures that when you pull the sprayer to clean off greasy utensils, the water doesn’t splash back on you. The ShieldSpray function has found immense love among users since they can clean off food waste from utensils easily without soaking and scrubbing.
Other than that, there’s a neat LED at the bottom of the faucet. It glows blue when the handle is turned cold, and red when hot. This is especially helpful whenever you have kids or guests in your kitchen.
This stainless steel faucet sports a simple yet elegant look. There is no long sprout, yet you can use it as a normal faucet or pull it down to use the sprayer. For the record, the sprayer can stream, spray, and ShieldSpray.
Installation is not easy, and you may need professional help in getting it set up. That said, the instructions are easy to follow, and there’s an installation video to help you get the job done.
The Delta Faucet Leland Touch is expensive compared to its peers above. But provided you install it right, it should last a long time. It has more than 9,000 user ratings on Amazon. People love its sturdy design and temperature control function. More importantly, the sensor works as intended.
4. U by Moen Arbor 7565EVC
Moen Arbor Smart Touchless Faucet
The U by Moen is a touchless faucet that supports Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. So you can issue voice commands to switch the faucet on/off or to heat the water to a certain temperature. It comes with an auto-retracting sprayer to ease your job of cleaning dishes and the sink.
The sensor in this faucet is at the top, and you will have to wave your hands to start the water flow. Also, you can tap on the button of the sprayer to boost the spray capacity
The smarts of this touchless faucet with sprayer are made possible by the U By Moen Smart Faucet app. It works on both Android and iOS phones and you can define presets as well. For example, if you fill-up the fish bowl with a certain volume of water, you can add the required preset and then say the required voice command to Alexa/Assistant.
The U is one of the premium smart faucets, and the folks at PC Mag opine that the sensor and the faucet work as expected during their tests, whether it was turning on the water through a wave or voice commands. And the user reviews echo this.
There’s an LED indicator to show the water temperature. Installation is simple and the company packs video instructions. The faucet looks elegant, and if you do not want to compromise on the sensor or the looks you can’t go wrong with this one.
Wave to Clean
These were some of the best touchless faucets with sprayers. Here, the sprayers auto-retract (although the tech is different in each case), so you do not have to worry about it sticking out or loosening over time. As is the case with most sensor-based products, the ones in the affordable section may give you a mixed bag of expectations. However, to save your time, money, and get better performance, investing in one like the U by Moen Arbor certainly helps.