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Say goodbye to the tap: a completely different kind of bath filler

Everyone is familiar with the traditional bath tap: it is positioned either as a fitting that sits on the bath rim, a spout attached to the wall, or a combined bath filler, waste and overflow set below the bath rim. However, another alternative is bath fillers that are out of the ordinary, for instance based on a near-natural experience when running the water, or are particularly quiet, or that can be controlled electronically down to the degree.
Everyone is familiar with the traditional bath tap: it is positioned either as a fitting that sits on the bath rim, a spout attached to the wall, or a combined bath filler, waste and overflow set below the bath rim. However, another alternative is bath fillers that are out of the ordinary, for instance based on a near-natural experience when running the water, or are particularly quiet, or that can be controlled electronically down to the degree.

Waterfall tap

A waterfall tap like BetteSplash is the perfect choice for those who appreciate the delights of a near-natural experience when bathing. The water flows into the bath directly from a slit in the wall in a rich, wide gush – not unlike a mountain stream bubbling forth from a crevice in a rock. As the angle of impact is kept flat, the water fills with a pleasant burble, so the relaxation starts with the sound. The spout required for this is understated and elegantly made from chrome-plated brass, and can be factory-fitted to various Bette baths.

Spring tap

Another near-natural solution is a spring tap like the one that Bette, the Delbrück-based steel/enamel specialist, offers for its baths. The water flows directly from a spout on the bottom of the bath, resembling an underground wellspring. As the position on the base means that there are no bubbling noises, the bath fills silently with precious water. And with its delightful spray pattern, the spring tap is also an aesthetic pleasure.

Bath fill at the touch of a button

One extremely user-friendly solution for filling the bath with water is an electronic tap like the Trio E34, which Bette offers for many of its baths. Simply select, with degree precision, the desired temperature and the level of the water, and the bath will start to fill all by itself at a simple touch of the control element. While the bath is running, the user can use the time to select some atmospheric music and lighting, find their bath ducks or make a quick phone call without having to worry about the bath overflowing.

What is particularly convenient is that the Trio E3 can even store three individual settings for the water level and temperature that can then be called up by whoever wants to have a bath. Aesthetically, the circular display and the control element, which can be placed on the bath rim, on a stand or on the wall, are equally pleasing. Both are elegantly chrome-plated, and the display element also has a chic glass surface for the actual display.

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