It’s time to rethink how we boil our water
September 19, 2023
How many times have you said, ‘I’ll just pop the kettle on’? For many years, an electric kettle was widely regarded as the quickest and easiest way to boil water for drinking or cooking. Simply fill it up, switch it on and a minute or so later, you have boiling water at your disposal. But a boiling water taps offers a better way…
Why we should reconsider the humble kettle
The problem with boiling a kettle is that we tend to boil more water than we need, wasting energy in the process. How many of us are guilty of forgetting we boiled the kettle, then switching it immediately back on again? According to the Energy Saving Trust, the UK squanders a staggering £68 million per year by overfilling kettles, wasting 70 million litres of water every day by boiling more water than is needed.
Plus, kettles can be hazardous. Accidents can occur from spilling boiling liquids and according to the Child Accident Prevention Trust, around half of all serious burns suffered by children happen in the kitchen. Common causes include little ones grabbing a hot kettle or pulling the kettle cord.
The benefits of boiling water taps
Save energy & water
In recent years there’s one kitchen product that started out as a luxurious indulgence but swiftly became a must-have for any home. Instant boiling water taps are the sustainable replacement for your kettle.
Unlike traditional kettles, a Quooker tap delivers instant 100˚C water on demand, producing exactly the amount you need, as and when you need it. Its instant boiling water taps are the ultimate in sustainability, saving energy, water and plastic all at the same time.
The Quooker COMBI, for instance, saves over 4,000 litres of water every year.
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Convenient & safe
As well as being instant, efficient and sustainable, Quooker taps are also extremely safe, as they come with a child-safe double push-and-turn mechanism, plus an insulated handle for peace of mind.
Reduce plastic waste
Quooker taps are available as 100˚C boiling water taps as well as 3-in-1 designs for regular hot and cold too. For even greater sustainability, add the Quooker CUBE so you can also have filtered chilled and sparkling water, all from the same tap, reducing your reliance on single-use plastic from bottled water.
A boiling water tap is perfect for a new kitchen design or as an update to an existing scheme. Quooker has a range of taps to complement any kitchen. One of its latest styles is the Fusion, which comes in square and round shapes and five finishes – polished chrome, stainless steel, black, patinated brass and gold.
So what are the benefits of a boiling tap water? Quite simple, it’s smart, simple and sustainable – what’s not to like?
For more information on the designs and styles of instant hot water taps available, visit quooker.co.uk