I’m often asked what it’s like living in the central business district of Melbourne. By often, I mean at least once week. And my answer is always the same; it’s amazing! As somewhat of an efficiency queen who likes to get the most out of every day, life in the big smoke means you can easily and quickly get from one thing to another with just about everything you need practically on your doorstep. The city is my big, beautiful urban backyard, and my apartment is the tranquil escape and instant relief from the crowds when required.
But there’s one thing about the city life which isn’t so great; it runs the risk of making you incredibly impatient. When you’re running a business and a lifestyle blog, it also makes you very time poor as you schedule as much as you can, as closely together as possible, because of the ease and proximity of getting from one meeting or event to another (and the desire to always do more). This might help explain why I’m often running late.
I’ve become so accustomed to this way of life that I need things to work well and work quickly. It’s life in the fast lane, and we don’t want any breakdowns. In fact, it’s made me so impatient that I’ve gone so far to make life inside my apartment efficient, too. You know the saying, a watched never boils? Well, I used to think of that every single time I would wait for my kettle to boil for my lemon water and coconut oil in the morning. I’d flick the kettle on, go and do something else, or crack on with work, and before you know it’s an hour later, the kettle is cold and I have no hot water or lemon or coconut oil. When working from home, it wouldn’t be unusual to boil the kettle three or four times until I finally used the water. Don’t judge me; we’ve all been there.
So I decided to take control and do something extremely liberating. I ditched my kettle.
When the opportunity arose to trial the steaming hot water Multitap in celebration of its Australian launch (managed by Digital White Space), I felt like I had manifested the very thing I’d dreamed about for years, while also dreaming of renovating my kitchen (which I finally did last year).
The Multitap gives you instant, filtered steaming hot water using a lever on the side of the tap which has a safety mechanism. Uber convenient and no need to watch a kettle boil (or get distracted doing other things while said kettle boils, time and time again), it helps you quickly make hot drinks, blanch vegetables, prepare noodles, clean baby bottles and other things, and save water by not having to wait for the hot water tap to do its thing.
A 2.5L Neotank sits under your kitchen bench, attached to the internal cupboard wall near the tap, allowing you to heat what you need and save on energy.
Even though I have two large drawers under my kitchen sink, the installer was able to cut out the back of the drawers and neatly install the Neotank with very little space consumed. I was not at all expecting it to be so compact, a concern when space is at a premium in a CBD apartment kitchen! You also have access to turn the Neotank temperature up or down, or off altogether which is ideal when you’re not at home for extended periods.
Italian inspired and made, the tap is also very beautiful and complements my newly renovated kitchen in my heritage apartment just perfectly.
If time, style and quality are important to you, ditch the kettle and in the words of ambassador Guy Grossi, say Ciao to the Multitap from Emerson.
Straight up: This was a commercial agreement so that I could share the experience with you. This is a real and true depiction of my own personal kitchen renovation and experience with the Multitap which was kindly gifted to me.