Potty Talk: Wall Hung Toilets
Yes, I’m talking toilets today. Not exactly the prettiest thing in a bathroom to be sure but it is certainly the most functional and, well … you get the point!
I am working on a project right now where the architect specified a wall hung toilet for the powder room. It is the first time I have come across a wall hung toilet in a residential application so I thought I would share with you a little about wall hung toilets.
Wall hung toilets are a practical choice when space is an issue. They can save you anywhere from 7″ – 9″ inside the room as the tank is housed in the wall instead of sitting on the floor. The particular space I am working with is a powder room that has been created out of an otherwise dead space under the stairs.
In addition to the space saving advantages wall hung toilets can create a modern look to a bathroom.
Duravit carries wall hung toilets and Toto has a wall hung toilet as well.
While wall hung toilets have a very practical application they do come with a higher price tag and are more labour intensive to install. There can also be challenges when plumbing repairs might be required as the tank is built into the wall and not always easily accessed.
Despite the disadvantages, wall hung toilets can make an otherwise ordinary bath fixture come to life.
What do you think? Do you have a wall hung toilet in your house?