Category Archives: Toilets

What Are Low-Flow Toilets?

The Energy Policy Act of 1992 mandated that all U.S.-manufactured toilets must have a maximum flush volume of no more than 1.6 gallons. While that may sound like a lot of water, it’s worth noting that toilets made before 1992 used up to seven gallons per flush! The first low-flow toilets worked wonders to reduce […]

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The Anatomy of Your Toilet

People use toilets every day, but don’t always know very much about how they actually work. Even the basic aspects of how a toilet functions are unknown to many people, and that can make it difficult for homeowners to know how to prevent and address toilet-related plumbing issues. If you’re wondering, “How does a toilet […]

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