We preach how important having a high quality & good working toilet is for your plumbing and your pocket book. Today we’ll give you some insight to help you make your new toilet purchase as easy as possible.
The Types Of Toilets
Two Piece Toilets
Two-Piece toilets have a separate tank and bowl. They are attached during the installation process. This is the most common toilet option and often the most popular choice among homeowners because they are the more affordable option and easier to install.
One Piece Toilets
The less common of the 2 toilets, the two piece toilet is a little more expensive but a lot easier to clean.
Why A Good Working Toilet Is Important?
Low Flush Models Are Popular – Since 1994, low-flow toilets that use 1.6 gallons per flush or less have been the federal standard. Make sure you’ve upgraded or you could be flushing money down the drain with your higher water bill.
What To Look For When Shopping? You can get a “contractor special” cheap toilets for less than $75. But everything from the working parts to the quality of the glazing will likely be low quality. And don’t expect a powerful flush from cheap toilets. You’re going to use your toilet every day for years, so get a good one. Plan to spend $100 to $500 for a gravity toilet and $225 to $600 for a pressure-assist model. What’s worth it to you?