I first saw Illumibowl come up in my Twitter feed. It seemed like a great idea, but as my kids are older I didn’t think it would really be much use to us. I was wrong lol.
My son is 18 and on days he is not as college he stays up to all sorts of odd hours playing X-Box, and at some point he usually goes to the bathroom. We live in a bungalow, so when he turns the bathroom light on, it disturbs us all. One such disruption made me think about the Illumibowl again.
Illumibowl is a small light sensor that fits to the side of your toilet. When it is dark and it detects movement, ie the seat going up it turns on and lights up the toilet bowl. So now my 18 year old night owl can use the toilet without waking us all up (and he has no excuse for missing the bowl lol).
Not only is it great for my son, but also for whoever gets up first on these now dark mornings and any of us that do need to get up during the night. In fact, at the moment I think the kids are getting up and using the the toilet just so they can see it light up. Oh how easily they can be amused at times.
The control box has plastic suckers on it so that it sticks to the outside of the toilet bowl and the sensor goes just over the side of the top of the bowl. It was so easy to fit that Booey did it (again, easily amused.). And then just switch it on. You can have it set to one of eight colours or have it rotating through all eight, we have it rotating.
This is a great device, it has solved our night time “bathroom” disturbances, and it amuses the kids (and a few of our friends who want to use our toilet just to see it glow lol.
I think it would be great for families with young children as well, night time toilet trips would seem a lot less scary for them with this.
For more information you can go to the Illumibowl website here.
Disclaimer: I was given an Illumibowl in exchange for an honest review, but all opinions are my own.
Now for your chance to win an Illumibowl in my giveaway.
T’s and C’s
- All entrants must be over 18 and a resident of the UK
- No bulk or third party entries
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