Best Touchless Kitchen Faucets

The 10 Best Touchless Kitchen Faucets in 2019

Kitchen faucets are convenient conventions that can make getting clean water from the body of your sink to a cup easier than turning a tap. Nowadays there are touchless kitchen faucets that make this process that much easier.

Not only is this great for convenience but it can also be more hygienic as you won’t need to touch the faucet to get the water to flow. This is especially useful if you are in the middle of cooking and your hands are already covered in ingredients that you would rather not spread anywhere else.

In this article, we will be reviewing some of the most efficient and coolest touchless kitchen faucets that work smoothly, look beautiful and are simply the definition of modern. We hope that you find this article useful and that it helps to introduce you to a number of the best touchless kitchen faucets.

Best Pick

Moen 7594ESRS Arbor Motionsense Two-Sensor Touchless Kitchen Faucet

Our best buy is the Moen 7594ESRS Arbor Motionsense Two-Sensor Touchless Kitchen Faucet. It comes in several classy finishes, has two-sensors that won’t fail you, is spot-resistant and has a retractable spray head.

Budget Pick

BioBidet Flow Nickel Motion Sensor Kitchen Faucet

Our best budget is the BioBidet Flow Motion Sensor Kitchen Faucet. It requires no hardwiring, comes with two spray modes and has an automatically retracted hose.


1. Moen 7594ESRS Arbor Motionsense Two-Sensor Touchless Kitchen Faucet

Let’s begin with the Moen 7594ESRS which comes with two touchless sensors, a power clean feature and comes in several colours including stainless steel, matte black, chrome and oil-rubbed bronze.

This beautifully designed touchless faucet is designed with two sensors but comes in a single sensor and standard version too. One of the biggest issues when it comes to kitchen faucets is the amount of staining that typically occurs on them. 

Whether it's watermarks, fingerprints or something else, the Moen 7594ESRS ensures that you don't have to keep wiping away at marks. This is thanks to its spot resist stainless finish which repels watermarks and fingerprints for a constantly clean look.

To use this product simply wave a single hand near the sensors and the water will immediately begin to pour. Nothing is as efficient and quick. Kitchen faucets are prone to pouring water at a slow rate, which can be frustrating at times. The Moen 7594ESRS has power clean spray technology which results in 50% increased spray power compared to most other kitchen faucets.

This touchless kitchen faucet is also retractable. This means that you can dock the spray head securely and that the faucet works smoothly and can move around easily. In other words, it is easy to manoeuvre this faucet if the needs arise.

When it comes to installation, luckily the manufacturers of this touchless kitchen faucet have made things easier for us. This product can be installed through either 1 or 3 holes and comes with an escutcheon for added protection.

Pros

  • This product comes in various chic colours.
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    Has a spot resist stainless finish to prevent staining.
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    Has two sensors for precision.
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    Can produce water at a faster rate than other faucets.

Cons

  • The design of this faucet is beautiful but may be too bulky and thick for your liking.

2. BioBidet Flow Nickel Motion Sensor Kitchen Faucet

Next on our list is the BioBidet Flow Motion Sensor Kitchen Faucet, which comes in three finishes; oil-rubbed bronze, chrome and brushed nickel.

This faucet is especially unique as it comes with two spray modes so you can cater to the flow of water to you. This is located on the spray head making changing from one mode to the next a breeze.

To install, you won't be needing a plumber. Instead, you can easily install this faucet in your kitchen by yourself with ease. The product is operated with AA batteries instead of hardwiring so you won't be needing a plumber working away in your kitchen for several hours. Battery-powered faucets are a cheaper and easier alternative to hard-wired faucets, but they do require frequent battery changes.

This product also has a SmartLatch feature allows the fluid movement of the nylon hose to automatically lock the spray head into place after it’s been used. This is great as one of the main purposes of touchless faucets is to practice better hygiene - the SmartLatch feature adds to this as you won’t need to use your hands to put the spray head back into place.

Finally, the faucet - despite which colour you opt for - will stay polished and won’t hold onto any fingerprints or staining.

Pros

  • Comes in several colours and the finish will always stay polished and stain-free.
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    This product comes with a SmartLatch feature which allows the spray head to go back into place on its own
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    You can easily install this faucet at home without a plumber.
  • Plus Circle
    Comes with two spray modes.

Cons

  • This faucet is battery-powered. Though this is cheaper and makes the faucet more convenient to install, you will be needing to frequently replace the batteries.

3. Moen 7185ESRS Brantford Motionsense Two-Sensor Touchless Kitchen Faucet

We understand that not everyone prefers sensors and would rather stick to traditional products without all the extra technology. That’s why the Moen 7185ESRS now comes in both a two sensor option and a traditional option.

Like the previous Moen kitchen faucet we have mentioned thus far, this product also comes with many of the same features.

Such features include its spot resistant finish that helps to keep your kitchen looking cleaner, the power clean technology that can provide 50% more spray power compared with much slower faucets and is retractable allowing you to swivel the faucet around and place the head back in its place with ease.

This product is also easily installed and can be done so through either 1 or 3 holes and has a DuraLock quick connect feature. An escutcheon will also be included. Lastly, this product is ADA Compliant. This means that it meets all of the specifications of the Americans with Disabilities Acts.

Pros

  • This product meets the specifications of the Americans with Disabilities Act and is, therefore, ADA Compliant
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    Comes with spot resistant finishes that can keep your faucet looking clean.
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    This product comes with either a two sensor option or a traditional option which is great for all types of people
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    Comes with an escutcheon and is easily installed.
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    Offers 50% more spray power.

Cons

  • This product may be subjected to leak after around 2 years of use, though Moen will provide you with replacement parts if that is the case

4. FORIOUS Touchless Kitchen Faucet

This product comes with both a traditional option and a motion sensor and you can easily choose between the two by turning the knob provided.

It also comes with a sprayer that has 2 functions. The first is a 360 degrees swivel sprayer and spout with 2 functions in the head and the second is a single lever that can also be used on the faucet.

This touchless kitchen faucet is CUPC Certified which ensures durability and protection against rusting and also comes with standard American braided hoses which can aid in preventing leaks, breakage and rusting.

When it comes to installation, the Forious Touchless Kitchen Faucet is easy to install and won’t require a plumber. To do so, you won’t need any extra tools or long hours will be needed. The faucet is battery powered with 4 AA batteries. The batteries can usually last up to 2 years and the entire faucet can be installed within ten minutes.

Pros

  • Is CUPC certified.
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    Easy to install within 10 minutes and without a plumber.
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    Comes with both a traditional option and the option to use the motion sensor.
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    The sprayer has 2 functions.

Cons

  • This faucet is powered by 4 AA batteries which will need replacing every 2 years or so.

5. Kohler K-72218-VS Sensate Touchless Kitchen Faucet

Coming in with varying colours such as polished chrome, polished chrome with black accents, vibrant stainless and vibrant stainless with black accents, the Kohler K-72218-VS Sensate Touchless Kitchen Faucet will add an extra layer of style to your kitchen while being incredibly efficient at the same time.

The Docknetik feature is a magnetic docking system that can be found in the faucet’s spout and can be used to secure the spray head into its place smoothly.

This touchless kitchen faucet is not powered with batteries but is run with AC instead, meaning you won’t need to frequently replace batteries. It’s got a lasting finish which prevents corrosion and works well against stains and to keep your kitchen looking clean. When you do need to clean the faucet, simply use wet wipes to wipe away any dirt or stain that you may find.

This faucet also comes with an auto shut-off feature that safeguards your faucet and water. You will be able to manoeuvre and swivel the faucet around effortlessly with its ProMotion technology which will make cooking and washing the dishes even easier.

Pros

  • Comes in a variety of finishes.
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    Comes with a Docknetik feature that is magnetic and makes securing the spray head into its place very easy
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    Lasting finish prevents corrosion and staining.
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    Can easily be cleaned with wet wipes.

Cons

  • Must have a power outlet under your sink for this touchless faucet to power up and work
  • You may not be able to get slow water flow. This faucet works best with medium-fast water flow

6. Moen 7565ESRS Align Motionsense Two-Sensor Touchless Kitchen Faucet

This touchless kitchen faucet comes with one handle, it has a high arc and is spot resistant and stainless. It also comes in several finishes such as brushed gold, chrome, matte black, and of course the spot resistant stainless finish.

It also comes in three versions: traditional, standard and two-sensor. Once again, you may prefer a traditional faucet over a hands-free one so it’s great to have the option to still opt for that.

This faucet is also retractable with a Reflex system which means that you can adjust and manoeuvre the faucet with ease and dock the spray head into place without any issues. Just like most of the previous Moen faucets we have already mentioned in this article, the 7565ESRS also comes with 50% extra spray power compared to many other faucets.

This product is also ADA Compliant which is a fantastic option for individuals with disabilities. Lastly, this faucet is easy to install and won’t require a plumber. It comes with a DuraLock system which quickly connects the faucet to your sink.

Pros

  • This product comes in three options: traditional, standards and two-sensors. You can pick the best option that will suit you the most
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    Comes in several colours - brushed gold, matte black, chrome and stainless.
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    Comes with Power Clean technology for 50% more power.
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    Is easy to install.
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    Is ADA compliant.

Cons

  • The high-neck spout can be great for some kitchens but may be too tall for others. Be careful with the sizing of this product before purchasing

7. badiJum Touchless Kitchen Faucet

This touchless kitchen faucet by BadiJum is not only stylish and beautiful but also efficient. Coming in a few variations of brushed nickel and chrome, this faucet may not match every kitchen's decor but it will add a sense of class either way.

By now we have established the fact that touchless faucets tend to be more hygienic and efficient than manual faucets, and the BadiJum faucet is no different. It is designed to be used especially in family homes or commercial kitchens.

You can easily install this touchless kitchen faucet. It comes with patented considerate designs and can be mounted on the wall to save space in your kitchen. Also, this faucet comes with a push-fit design that prevents looseness and simplifies the installation process.

This faucet is especially unique compared to others as it comes with a Swiss Neoperl Aerator that can improve how the water is sprayed and ensures that no water splashes all over the place in the process.

Pros

  • This faucet is easily installed and can be mounted on the wall which is great for saving space in your kitchen. The push-fit design also makes the installation process much easier
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    Comes with a unique Swiss Neoperl Aerator that improves how the water is sprayed.
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    Great for family homes and commercial kitchens.

Cons

  • Comes in a few finishes but they’re all pretty similar to each other. This faucet does not come in unique colours that could fit all kitchens

8. Kohler Malleco Touchless Pull-down Kitchen Faucet with Soap Dispenser

This battery-charged touchless kitchen faucet is reliable and its sensors get to work in a matter of milliseconds. It’s got a magnetic docking spray and DockNetik docking system which securely locks the spray head in place when it is not in use.

What’s extra cool about this particular touchless kitchen faucet is that it automatically turns off the water flow after 4 minutes of use. This aims to prevent flooding and unnecessary water waste that may be bad for the environment. 

You can also rest easy if you leave your house in a hurry as you won’t have to rack your brains trying to remember if you turned the faucet off or not. It also comes with ScratchShield technology which protects the faucet against intense daily use - ensuring your faucet stays looking new for a long time.

Sometimes in the kitchen, we may find ourselves struggling to pour water over our vegetables or on surfaces the way we would like to. With the Kohler Malleco, you won't have a problem as the kink-resistant hose stretches beyond the sink. The ProMotion feature also allows you to turn the spray head around with ease.

Cleaning the nozzle of this faucet is also made easy thanks to the MasterClean sprayface which is flexible and easy to clean through. This faucet is constructed with premium metal and its valve is ceramic which will provide a lifetime of durability and fantastic performance.

When it comes to the installation of this touchless kitchen faucet, Kohler has yet again considered how to make it as easy as possible. You can now simply install this product into your kitchen without a plumber thanks to the pre-assembled supply lines and quick-connect fittings (that are colour coded).

Pros

  • This product comes with a soap dispenser which is a convenient add-on.
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    This faucet has a magnetic docking feature which secures the spray head into place after use
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    The water flow will automatically turn off after 4 minutes which is eco-friendly and saves your home from flooding
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    Its kink-resistant hose can stretch beyond the sink making washing surfaces and vegetables much easier
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    The nozzle is flexible and easy to clean.

Cons

  • This faucet is battery charged and may require frequent battery replacements.
  • Does not come in a variety of colours and finishes.

9. Anza Touchless Sensor Kitchen Sink Dual-Function Sprayer

This touchless kitchen faucet has an anti-fingerprint feature which will leave it looking sparkly all day, despite how many times you may use it. You may wonder why it has an anti-fingerprint feature if it is a touchless faucet. And though it is touchless and has a motion sensor, you can also adjust the faucet to a traditional one with a simple turn of the handle.

Though this faucet only comes in two finishes which are chrome and spot-resist stainless steel, its several cool features make up for it. 

For example, this faucet has a dual-function spray head which will allow you to transition from one spray mode to another. The first spray mode is s splash-free aerated stream (which is great for easy cleaning) and the second mode is the powerful spray for heavy-duty washing.

It also comes with a retractable hose which is long enough to reach the furthest corners of your sink. After you have pulled back the hose, it will automatically go back into place when you let go of it. This faucet prevents itself from corrosion and can fight against water spots too. This not only keeps your faucet in good condition but also makes it easier to clean.

Lastly, to install this touchless water faucet you will only need to sacrifice a few minutes of your day. It comes with a pre-installed pull-out wand as well.

Pros

  • Installing this faucet is very quick and easy. You won’t need to call a plumber to do the work for you because it’s that easy
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    Is not powered with batteries.
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    You get both the motion sensor and traditional faucet in one.
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    Prevents corrosion or watermarks and is easy to clean.

Cons

  • Though the retractable hose can reach the furthest corners of your sink, it can’t go beyond that
  • Only comes in two finishes.

10. KALUOLA Touchless Kitchen Sink Faucet  

The last product in this article that we will be sharing with you is the KALUOLA Touchless Kitchen Sink Faucet.

This faucet has a pull-down sprayer, high-arc and has a motion sensor that will make turning on the tap much faster and easier. Its head has a retractable hose that automatically pulls back into place once you are done using it.

It comes in both chrome and brushed nickel, the high arc can rotate 360 degrees and this faucet also comes with a single lever that can control the temperature and volume of the water. This faucet ensures that your water turns off after 3 minutes to avoid flooding and wasting water.

The spray head comes with 3 modes. You have the option to use a stream for filling up water, use the spray for flushing, and to pause the water flow to avoid unwanted splashing. This product requires AA batteries in order to operate and the patented easy push-fit design prevents looseness and makes the installation process very easy.

Pros

  • With this water faucet, you can either use the motion sensor for hands-free control or you can use the lever for manual use
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    The water automatically stops running after 3 minutes.
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    You won’t require a plumber.
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    This faucet is lead-free.
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    CUPC and NSF Certified.

Cons

  • This product does not come in a variety of finishes and colours, so you may not be able to match it with the decor of your kitchen
  • Runs on AA batteries which may be convenient for some but will need frequent replacements. The product does not come with the batteries

Things to Consider Before Buying a Touchless Kitchen Faucet

Now that you have some idea of the different kinds of touchless kitchen faucets that are available, it may be time for you to think about which kind you may want for yourself.

Kitchen faucets have been around since 1000 BC where the Romans would use silver faucets. Even in the middle Ages, because the kitchen was arguably the most important part of the kitchen, the rest of the home seemed to revolve around it. Gust and Chimes invented the first screw-down tap was invented in 1845.

So kitchen faucets and taps have been around for centuries, yet it wasn't until the last century or so that more convenient faucets were beginning to be invented.

Alfred Moen (inventor of all of the Moen products listed in this article), once burned himself as he attempted to use a faucet with a traditional two-handled design.

The touchless kitchen faucet wasn't around until most recent years yet all of the prior improvements to the kitchen faucets was essential in allowing the faucet to evolve in this way.

Here are some crucial things you should consider before buying your own touchless kitchen faucet so that you can decipher between all of the different things you look out for.

Installation 

Do you need a plumber? Does it come with all the tools necessary to install it by yourself? How long will it take?

Installing the touchless kitchen faucet is one of the most important things you should consider before purchasing the product. Thoroughly make sure you understand how a product is going to be installed in your home, whether you will need a plumber, and how long the process will take.

This process can be a long and stressful one. If you have the time and don’t mind letting a plumber in to do the work for you, then you can opt for a faucet that requires a little bit more attention in that department. If you are busy and can’t afford the time or patience of a plumber or a complicated DIY solution, installing an easier piece of equipment would be in your best interest.

Oftentimes with touchless kitchen faucets, battery-powered faucets require the least effort and time when it comes to the installation. They won't require a plumber and can easily be attached to your sink and kitchen area within a matter of minutes. Though this may come with its own set of complications, as is mentioned in detail below, it is arguably the easiest option.

A final thing to consider when it comes to installing the faucet is that you may need to measure and consider the space you have in your kitchen. Some touchless kitchen faucets are high-arched and rather tall, so be mindful of whether it will be fit into your sink area. You may also find that some construction may need to take place in your kitchen for the faucet to fit perfectly, but this most likely won't be an issue in most cases. We thoroughly advise you to research how a particular product can be installed properly before you buy it as it could be a real hassle once you've already paid for a product that you can't even install and use.

Power

There are usually two ways to power a touchless kitchen faucet. Firstly, there is the battery-powered option that can be convenient during power shortages but will need replacement batteries every so often. Then there is the option which requires a power cord and socket. Both options have their own advantages and disadvantages that you should know about.

Of course, batteries will eventually run out and will need replacing every so often. Though the battery life may vary and can last up to 2 years, it may still be a nuisance to frequently change your faucet's batteries.

You won’t have this problem when it comes to electrically-powered faucets, but the one advantage batteries have here is that they can still run and work perfectly even if there is a power outage in your home.

Think about which option best suits your lifestyle and pick a faucet from there.

Design

Not only should the colour and design of the faucet match your interior decor and sit perfectly in your kitchen, but the design and shape should allow for more convenience.

Most faucets now come in a variety of colours ranging from chrome, matt black and even rose gold, and you can now get spot-resist finishes that will prevent corrosion and keep your faucet looking sparkly without constantly needing to be wiped.

Yet beyond this, there are now many touchless kitchen faucets that are designed for a great amount of convenience. For example, some faucets have retractable hoses that can reach every corner of your sink or beyond which will be a great feature when washing vegetables or bigger pots and pans.

The size of the faucet itself is an important factor to consider as you won’t want a faucet that is too tall that it won’t fit comfortably on your sink, or too small that your sink will feel cramped.

On top of this, the size of the head is very important. This can range from thin and dainty spray heads to more bulky heads. Each brand and model have their own special features, especially in the spray head area of their faucets that will make the faucet unique in its own way. Some spray heads offer multiple speed modes and flexibility can you can look into so you find a brand of faucets that can provide as much comfort to you as possible.

Some faucets now have the option of switching the faucet from sensor-activated to traditional which is fantastic for those of you who may prefer to switch things up and customize your faucet for friends and family that may be visiting.

Lastly, the main objective of a touchless kitchen faucet is to reduce the number of germs that spread when you're in the kitchen. Yet there are still many ‘touchless' faucets that have a handle for a variety of different reasons. Consider whether a lever or handle will provide useful features to you or not.

Cleaning the Faucet

Another important factor to consider before buying your own touchless faucet is how to clean the faucet. You will be dealing with water, grime, food and more in the kitchen sink area so it is important to keep your faucet clean and hygienic.

Some faucets now come with flexible heads that are easy to get in between and clean thoroughly. You can also scrub down the faucet with soap, sponge and warm water or even use wet wipes and cloths to wipe at the body of the faucet.

Of course, most faucets now come in spot-resist stainless finishes which helps upkeep the

Water Speed and Modes

The final area we think you should seriously consider when it comes to buying your own touchless kitchen faucet is its water speed options and different modes.

Once again, each faucet will have varying modes and speeds. Whether that is one mode or several, please ensure you read up on what the product offers beforehand. It’s always good to have a variety of streams as each can have a different purpose. Modes are great to customize your experience in the kitchen and can really make the biggest difference when it comes to using one faucet over another. Once again, read up on the product description of a faucet before purchasing to be sure of what you’re getting.

Conclusion 

We hope that through this article you are now more aware of the different types of touchless kitchen faucets that are available on the market today. No two faucets are the same and they all have unique and different features that could really improve your experience in the kitchen. Whether it’s colour, design, size, water modes or anything else, we believe that there is a touchless kitchen faucet that is perfect for you. We hope that this article introduced you to some of the best touchless kitchen faucets on the market today.

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