12662512_10201419691052404_1805035464188785961_nI received an interesting email a few weeks ago. It was from a company that wanted to send me a sample product to try out and keep. I could write about it if I wanted to but it wasn’t necessary . Well I got the item last weekend and I have been trying it out over the past week with some exciting results.

What is it you ask? Well I won’t lie, it is kind of a strange product. The item is called the Illumibowl. Essentially it is a motion activated LED light that you place in your toilet so you can see in the dark. No more waking up in the middle of the night only to be blinded by the bathroom lights. Or better yet you’re not tripping over anything or missing your target. The idea is a kind of funny, a light that can display a range of colors that you put in your toilet so you can see at night. It has novelty written all over it, but let me tell you it is actually really useful.

Once you get past the novelty of the product you begin to realize that this little device is actually helpful. I got mine installed easy enough and set the color to something that matches our decor (red). The light illuminated the toilet as well as a good portion of the bathroom. The first night it was already in use. I work up around 2 AM and used the bathroom, once I entered the motion detection kicked in and the bowl began to glow red. I could see and it wasn’t straining my eyes with bright light.

The Illumibowl is a fantastic idea and one that I am surprised isn’t built right into new toilets. The ability to change the colors is really cool too. So if a red or yellow is too bright for your eyes you still have plenty of colors to check out. All in all the Illumibowl is an awesome little device that can definitely help out in more ways than just one. Plus it is relatively cheap so it won’t break the bank. Check them out on their official website illumibowl.com.

I did take some pictures of the Illumibowl in action but my wife vetoed the pictures. She gets that power when it comes to showing off pictures of our toilet. But take my word for it or check out Illumibowl on Instagram. They have plenty of examples that look pretty much identical to our setup.

Illumibowl provided St. Louis Dad with this product as compensation in exchange for an honest review. Please visit Illumibowl.com for more awesome products that can help make your life better!

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By Richie

I'm a 40-year-old father blessed with two wonderful children: a 13-year-old daughter and a 10-year-old son. My life revolves around my beautiful wife, who is the cornerstone of our family. Without her unwavering support, none of what I do would be possible. By day, I serve as a network administrator for a local school district, ensuring smooth operations in the realm of technology. During the evenings, you'll often find me engrossed in various creative pursuits, from illustrating books to crafting websites or composing music. But above all, my priority is spending quality time with my kids. Parenthood has been a profound journey of growth and discovery for me, and now, armed with a keyboard instead of a pen, I'm eager to share my experiences and insights with others.

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