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Here’s an interesting bit of recent toilet trivia for you.  In 2018, respondents who did a primary bathroom reno took a survey that revealed the following:  28% opted for a one-piece toilet, 19% opted for a double-flush toilet, and 4% opted for a wall-mount toilet.

All three of those features are currently considered premium toilet features.  While not all of us enjoy such features, we do cover toilets extensively here.  Below you can check out our toilet articles.

We Just Installed a Kohler Toilet and this is My Review

As luck would have it, 5 months after moving into our new house, which isn’t a new house but it’s our new house, the powder room toilet broke.  We weren’t surprised. It was a piece of junk. Fortunately, the toilets in the other three bathrooms are quality. The powder room is kind of an important …

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Are Toilet Seats Universal?

So, there we were, about to set out on our family’s Caribbean and African “safaris”, when our littlest, Lil Lily asked me, “Are toilet seats universal?!” she questioned, using a BIG word she had recently learned, but visibly concerned. I paused, unsure whether she meant toilets could be found all over the world. Or,  whether …

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How are Toilet Seats Measured? (What’s the Normal Size Range? Are They All the Same Size?)

Have you ever wondered how toilet seats are measured? Or perhaps you’re looking to upgrade the seat size for a more pleasant bathroom experience. Either way, not all toilet seats are created equally.  Related To: What are Toilets Made of? | Toilet Types & Options for Your Bathroom | Plastic vs. Wood Toilet Seat There …

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Who Invented the Toilet? Fascinating Toilet History

It goes without saying today that a toilet is an essential, yet given, tool in our daily lives. At a certain point in history, however, toilets did not exist. Let’s dive into the fascinating history behind the invention of the toilet, and how it has progressed and evolved over time.    The word toilet derives from …

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How Much Space Do You Need for a Toilet?

If you’re building or remodeling a bathroom, you need to leave at least four square feet for the toilet. It may be necessary to dedicate more room, however, depending on the exact layout of the bathroom. Be sure to account for space to comfortably close the bathroom door and move around the toilet. If you’re …

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How Long Do Toilets Last? How To Tell When Should Be Replaced?

Toilets can last up to 50 years. I don’t think that means you have to wait that long to replace yours. Besides, you might feel like changing toilets when upgrading your home interior if you do. Related: What are Toilets Made of? How to tell when a toilet should be replaced? The short answer is, …

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10 Different Types of Toilet Seats (by Shape, Material, Color and Features)

Quicklist: Toilet Seats Round Open-Front (U Shape) Oval Wood Plastic Polyresin Porcelain Custom Transparent Lighted  Remodeling your home provides the fun of creating a new space. While you do need to pay close attention to the big picture like colors and textures, you also need to mind the details. One of those details is the …

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25 Toilet Types & Options for Your Bathroom (Extensive Buying Guide)

Quicklist: Toilet Types and Options Gravity-Fed Toilet Pressure-Assisted Toilet Dual-Flush Double-Cyclone Waterless One-Piece Two-Piece Wall-Mounted Single-Flush Double-Flush Touchless Flush Flushometer Exposed Trapway Concealed Trapway Skirted Trapway Standard Height Chair Height Elongated Compact Elongated Round Color Smart Eco-Friendly Urinal Bidet It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the vast array of options when buying a toilet. In …

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11 Different Types of Toilet Flanges (Buying Guide)

Moving, leaking or clogged toilets? Never ignore a toilet that is trying to tell you something. Repairing a “sick” toilet could be as simple as replacing the flange. A toilet flange connects a toilet to drain pipes leading to the outside sewer. Flanges also securely attach a toilet to the floor so that toilets do …

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5 Different Types of Toilet Fill Valves

General Toilet Upkeep and Maintenance If there’s one thing I’ve learned in life, it’s always to keep my toilet in good working order. And let me tell you, nothing is more embarrassing than having a clogged toilet when a company comes over. You never know when you might have guests over, and they’ll need to …

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Toilet Dimensions for 8 Different Toilet Sizes (Toilet Diagrams)

Toilet dimensions overview: Height (top of tank): 29″ to 31″ Width (tank is usually the widest): 14″ to 16″ Height to seat: 16″ to 17″ Depth: 28″ to 32″ Note the above can vary considerably depending on the type of toilet. Related: Toilet Cost | Types of Toilet Flanges | Types of Toilet Seats | Toilet …

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14 Different Types of Toilet Brushes (Buying Guide)

Toilet brushes are something you probably don’t give a lot of thought to. Most often, they are chosen in haste without consideration for their pros and cons. Then you find yourself scrubbing your toilet, and perhaps you are wondering if there’s a better way. Is one brush better than the other? Does it matter if …

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Toilet Cost: How Much Does It Cost To Install A Toilet?

Let’s have a little fun if we must discuss a topic which is a bit uncomfortable to talk about, which would be the toilets you like to use and the ones which might not be so comfortable. Some people are perfectly content using an outhouse, or a small wooden shack strategically placed over a hole …

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13 Top Toilet Paper Brands (Quality Does Matter)

Toilet paper is essential. When it works, it really works. When it doesn’t work, well, then you have an unfortunate situation on your hands. You just can’t get by without good toilet paper. Are you curious about the top toilet paper brands? Are you looking to switch up your own toilet paper? Then have a …

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Where to Buy Toilets Online? Here are 15 Top Online Toilet Stores

No bathroom will be complete without a comfortable and functioning toilet. Making the right choices for a toilet for any bathroom can make a difference in the overall function of the desired place. The toilet gets regular daily use so you want to take the time to figure out which one has the right features …

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Top 15 Toilet Brands (Who Knew So Many Companies Made Toilets?)

Perhaps you are in the process of remodeling your bathroom and you are looking for the perfect plumbing selection, which of course includes your toilet. With so many different brands (as well as many places to buy a toilet online) out there, it may be difficult to know where to start. Does it really make …

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8 Types of Toilet Plungers You Need to Do the Job Right

When your toilet is clogged, it’s natural to reach for the closest plunger. Because if you don’t you could have a huge, nasty mess on your hands. But did you ever stop to think if the plunger that’s hanging out next to the toilet bowl is really the best one for the job? And what about …

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7 Different Types of Toilet Cleaners

Cleaning products, including soaps and detergents, play a key role in our daily lives. These toilet cleaners help eliminate germs, bacteria, and contaminants, and help keep the toilets in optimal condition. The invention of toilet bowl cleaners in the 18th century gave way to the use of toilet cleaning in everyday life. The original toilet cleaner was …

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8 Different Types of Toilet Paper

There was a time when toilet paper was nothing but a simple cleaning product that was used to clean different areas of the body. It was also considered to be one of the most hygienic methods to keep oneself germ-free and clean. However, nowadays, that piece of paper has turned into a gigantic, booming industry …

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31 Different Types of Toilet Paper Holders

The subject of whether the toilet paper should go “over” or “under” the roll has been a debate since time immemorial. But social media has put this issue to rest with the discovery of the original patent. The 1891 patent showed illustrations that the paper goes up and over the roll. Seth Wheeler invented the …

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8 Features for An Elderly-Friendly Bathroom

The bathroom is the go-to-place for hygienic maintenance as well as relaxing showers and baths. However, this place can also become a dangerous area because of the dangers of slipping and falling. If a bathroom can be a hazardous area for a young adult, how much more if a senior is using it? More than …

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The Many Parts of a Toilet (3 Diagrams: Tank, Toilet & Plumbing)

When you become a homeowner or rent from a bad landlord, you eventually get a little familiar with the workings of a toilet. I know I’ve done some repairs. The reason is sometimes there just isn’t time to wait for a plumber. You need to try and fix something immediately and so you bust out …

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