10 Tech Upgrades for the Bathroom less than $100
While you can easily spend thousands on technological upgrades like advanced smart showers or smart mirrors, there are also plenty of ways to upgrade your bathroom without breaking the piggy bank. We’ve collected ten tech upgrades for your bathroom that will be relatively easy on your wallet and give you some cool new features to show off to guests.
TECHO Touchless Toilet Flush Kit
Want to make your toilet flush with a simple wave of your hand? With the TECHO Touchless Toilet Flush Kit, you’ll never have to touch the handle again. Just wave your hand over the sensor attached to the top of the tank and the toilet flushes. Powered by 4 AA batteries, the battery life is roughly 36,000 flushes.
KOHLER Moxie Showerhead and Wireless Speaker
Integrating a Bluetooth-enabled wireless speaker into the showerhead, Kohler’s Moxie showerhead can stream personalized music playlists, news and other audio while you are cleaning up. With a battery that offers up to seven hours of run time, the speaker can stream from sources up to 32 feet away. It’s available in 2.0 and 2.5 GPM versions. Both versions can often be found on sale for less than $100.
LumiLux Advanced Motion Sensor LED Toilet Light
While these types of toilet LEDs became popular after an appearance on Shark Tank, this particular model has achieved a 5-star rating on Amazon. The LumiLex light includes a motion and light detection sensor in order to maximize the battery life, offers 16 colors to choose from, and includes a 5-lever dimmer to adjust the brightness. Retail price is less than $20 and often falls as low at $10.
Delta Exhaust Bath Fan with Bluetooth Speaker
Equipped with a Bluetooth 3.0 speaker, this bathroom fan is specifically designed for quiet operation operating at just 1.0 sones. This type of design is ideal for anyone that wants to hide a Bluetooth speaker away from guests. It’s priced just under $100.
UltraTouch Heated Toilet Seat
Ideal for anyone that lives in a cooler climate, the UltraTouch heated toilet seat will increase the temperature of your toilet seat by roughly 20 to 25 degrees above room temperature. Of course, the downside is that you need an accessible plug near your toilet. While this model retails for less than $100, you also may want to check out the $150 Brondell model which combines an LED light and variable temperature settings.
Weight Gurus Bluetooth Body Fat Scale
Ideal for fitness nuts or just someone that wants to keep an eye on their weight, upgrade that old scale in your bathroom to one that connects to your smartphone. This well-reviewed model on Amazon typically sells around $60 and measures weight, BMI, body fat, muscle mass, water weight, & bone mass. It measures up to 400 pounds and lets up to eight users connect / track their weight.
Loctek Adjustable iPad Stand with TP holder
Have an old iPad sitting around collecting dust? Why not install it in your bathroom for a little distraction while you take your place to the porcelain throne? This iPad stand hold your toiler paper and is adjustable for easy viewing. The arm swivels 360 degrees and grips tablets between 7 and 12 inches. It also retails for less than $50.
Oral-B Pro 5000 Rechargeable Electric Toothbrush
While retail on this brush is $150, you can normally find it on sale in the sub-$80 range. What’s interesting about this brush is that it connects to your smartphone to track brushing over time. Ideal for kids that like to skip brushing time, parents can track brushing on the app and make sure no days are skipped. It also has a 2-minute timer so you know when to switch brushing zones in your mouth.
Charmin Dash Button (Amazon)
While it’s probably better to hit that button prior to running out of toilet paper, the Charmin Amazon Dash button is ideal when you need to restock up on rolls. The Dash button is paired with your favorite Charmin product and setup with your 1-click order settings on Amazon. If you don’t like Charmin, Amazon also has buttons for Quilted Northern and Angel Soft. Buttons are $5 and Amazon offers a $5 credit on your first order, basically free.
DreamSpa AquaFan Rainfall LED Shower Head
There are plenty of LED shower heads for less than $100, but this one includes a temperature gauge as well as colors that shift from blue-to-red to indicated shifting from cold-to-hot. There are no batteries required since it’s powered by the water. Keep in mind, this is a rainfall shower head, so don’t expect the pressure of a more traditional shower head.