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Plumbing  /  November 25, 2021

Kelowna Plumbing Repairs: Choose The Right Toilet For Your Bathroom

choosing the right toilet

Choose the Right Toilet for Your Bathroom!

One of the most important items in your home is your toilet. This heavily used appliance needs to be reliable and functional for you and your family. At Handyman Connection, our team can guide you through the process of bathroom remodeling services and help you choose the right kind of toilet for your bathroom style. There are several factors to think about before you select and purchase a new toilet. Here are the things to consider when buying a new toilet.


Most homeowners start their toilet shopping by thinking about the look of the new commode. When renovating your bathroom or putting a new toilet in an existing layout, you should aim to match the space’s style. There are classic designs, sleek, futuristic toilets, and colour options that could complement your bathroom. You can also choose to install a wall-mounted toilet, a two-piece commode or a one-piece toilet.


The next thing to consider before buying a new toilet is the layout of the space. Your contractor will need to measure the area for the toilet to help you find a good match. Smaller bathrooms may need a more compact toilet, such as a wall-mounted commode. Larger, spa-like bathrooms have more space and can accommodate a big two-piece toilet that is more comfortable. New bathrooms for basement renovations in Kelowna give you and your contractor more room to work with.


Your new toilet’s flush is also important for you and your family. Ideally, you should look for a toilet that has a strong flush performance so it won’t get easily clogged. The most common type of flush toilet is a single flush option that relies on gravity. Other options include a dual flush, pressure flush and a power-assisted flush toilet.


The style and shape of the toilet seat are also important aspects of a new commode. A basic toilet seat may be great for your budget and for your needs. If you have young children, you can add a second inner ring to assist with potty training. A bidet seat is an added feature that helps keep things cleaner after using the toilet. Some seats can also be installed with a soft close option to keep the toilet lid from slamming down.


You’ll also need to choose your new toilet’s bowl shape. Depending on the size of your bathroom, you may prefer one over the other. Smaller spaces may get better results with a round bowl shape. This tends to require less square footage. If you don’t have a preference or have lots of space, you can choose an elongated toilet bowl.

Water Usage

Another thing to consider when evaluating toilets is water usage. Toilets made today are much more efficient with water than older models, but there are still some differences in today’s brands. Check for toilets that have the EPA’s WaterSense label on them. These models are the most efficient on the market and can save you money on water usage bills.

Remodelling Services You Can Trust

Once you have found the right toilet option, you’ll need a reliable plumbing contractor to help with the installation process. Installing a toilet is a complicated job that needs to be exact. Our team of pros can handle removing an old toilet and replacing it with a newer, more efficient model. We can take care of the heavy lifting and give you a better bathroom experience.

When you’re ready to move forward with a bathroom renovation or just want to add a new bathroom to your current home’s layout, reach out to the team at Handyman Connection in Kelowna. Turn to us to help you solve any plumbing problems or take care of toilet and shower installation.

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