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Types and Styles of Toilets

Types and Styles of Toilets

There are a number of different types of toilet and so you need to be fully aware of what can and can’t be fitted in your bathroom before you go to purchase a toilet.

Ideally, you may need to get a toilet plumber out to check what type of toilet you have because it depends on where the cold water feed is and how the toilet it set up at the moment.

We often take toilets for granted but they are surely a necessity, without which you might be in a bit of strife. Therefore, take time to decide on which toilet to buy, as a good one will be worth its value in the long-run.

With such a range of styles and designs available, it can be difficult to know where to start. This guide will explain the available and popular options, and also tell you everything you need to know to find the perfect toilet for your bathroom.

Two piece Toilets

A two piece toilet has two separate ceramic pieces – the tank and the bowl. The tank is mounted directly on the top of the bowl. It has a dual flush button and in some models a lever handle.

They come with a large number of designs, shapes and styles.They are usually the cheapest options in terms of purchasing and installation. So,while choosing your model, let your personal style-sense shine through.

Features & Benefits:

  • The swiftest and cheapest option in terms of installation
  • Huge range of shapes and styles
  • Drain pipe usually goes out to the left, right, down or back

One piece toilets

One-piece toilets offer exceptional performance in a smaller footprint. They have lower-profile tanks that can help a petite bathroom seem more spacious, and they fit conveniently under many bathroom countertops. Some one-piece toilets have a compact elongated bowl, which will fit in the space of a round-front toilet.

One-piece toilets are easier to clean than two-piece toilets, thanks to their bowl design and seamless tanks. And models with concealed or skirted trapways are easier still. They’re also simpler to install, because you don’t have to attach the tank to the bowl.

Features & benefits: 

  • Aesthetically pleasing for smaller bathrooms
  • Easier to clean 
  • Easier to install lowering installation cost

 

Wall mounted

It’s the stuff of a bathroom designer's dream: A sleek, space-saving toilet, absent that unsightly tank, which can be installed at precisely the right height for you. Plus, the nature of the design—a wall-mounted toilet doesn't contact the floor—makes it a breeze to keep the area around it clean.

These elegant commodes hide the plumbing and working parts. The tank, made of lightweight plastic and styrofoam, lives behind the wall, cradled in a cast-iron or steel carrier that gets installed between two studs to provide support. The bowl floats above the floor, anchored through the drywall to the carrier.

Features & Benefits:

  • Leaves the floor free giving the best illusion of space
  • Has a super stylish and chic look that adds oomph-factor to your bathroom
  • Usually supports about 200kg of weight

Need a toilet installed? Contact the professionals at Moe’s plumbing services to give you a helping hand! 604 398 4478

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