Shopping for a new toilet is one of the easier jobs you’ll have as a homeowner, but don’t let that fool you — making the right choice can mean years of added comfort and energy savings. We’d hate for you to go it alone, though, so here are some of our favorite tips:
Go for the Low-Flow
If saving water and money are at the top of your priorities, you should definitely check out the choices of low-flow toilets. While older models were often criticized for requiring more than one flush, this is no longer true with newer designs. Low-flow models now flush perfectly and will lower your water usage and monthly bills.
To save even more water, you may want to consider installing a high-efficiency model. These types save the average household 4000 gallons of water each year, and often have rebates available.
Hang It from the Wall
Many consumers have no idea that they have the choice of a toilet that hangs on the wall. Not only do these units look incredible and unique, they’re also easy to learn because they lack all of the little nooks and crannies found in traditional models.
Think About Comfort
Your home’s toilet will typically be used on a daily basis. Users who are tall or elderly often complain about not being comfortable when using the restroom. You can solve this problem by choosing a taller model. This will relieve pressure for those with longer legs and make it easier for elderly persons to sit down and stand up.
Make Sure You Have Enough Room
With small bathrooms or those where the door is right in front of the toilet, you could have issues if you decide on an elongated model. These units are more comfortable, but you need to make sure that your bathroom can accommodate the larger size.
If you need more information on shopping for a new toilet or have any other questions regarding HVAC issues, be sure to contact the incredible professionals at Beyer Boys. We’ve been serving the needs of the San Antonio area since 1990.
Our goal is to help educate our customers in the greater San Antonio, Texas area about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems).
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