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Home & Decor Singapore|September 2021
Lixil Water Technology’s Asia-Pacific leader Toshi Konagai discusses retrofitting’s role in the broader pandemic.
Asih Jenie

Home is where we spend most of our time these days. So it is more important than ever that it is a haven in which we can de-stress. If today’s living space must be flexible enough to double as a workspace and a classroom, today’s bathroom must also be a space for pampering, recharging and winding down.

Global bathroom and kitchen brand Grohe has enhanced its products’ retrofit-ability, allowing consumers to swiftly transform their utilitarian bathroom into a sanctuary for much-needed indulgence.

To learn more about this retrofit collection, we chatted with Satoshi Konagai, leader at Grohe’s parent company Lixil Water Technology, Asia Pacific.

WHY DOES GROHE FEEL THE NEED TO EMPHASISE THE RETROFITTING OF ITS PRODUCTS NOW?

As the pandemic hit, various lockdown measures restricted movement, which impacted construction and renovation timelines, causing delays and leaving consumers to deal with incomplete projects. As the bathroom and kitchen are crucial, such delays are a significant inconvenience. To address this, we looked at retrofitting our offerings so customers could make necessary updates quickly.

Grohe’s wide selection of award-winning shower, bathroom and kitchen faucets enable the hassle-free, direct replacement of existing fittings qualified plumbers and installers can speedily install.

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