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Old 01-05-2010, 08:01 PM   #1
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OUr condo is having an info session on replacing the toilets.

Our options are the vortens duel flush, niagara 6L the proficieny 3L and one other that I can't remember.

Is it really worth the cost? Or are there cheaper options than replacing the toilet. What I've done now is adjust the chain thats attached to the thingamabob(don't know correct term) so its shorter and releases less water.

Oh and how is 3L supposed to flush solid waste???

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Old 01-05-2010, 09:06 PM   #2
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I would go with a dual flush, at least you still have the option to get more power when it's needed.

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OUr condo is having an info session on replacing the toilets.

Our options are the vortens duel flush, niagara 6L the proficieny 3L and one other that I can't remember.

Is it really worth the cost? Or are there cheaper options than replacing the toilet. What I've done now is adjust the chain thats attached to the thingamabob(don't know correct term) so its shorter and releases less water.

Oh and how is 3L supposed to flush solid waste???

Thanks
As was discussed in a similar thread recently. Doing half the job will not work. The low water-consuming toilets are specially built to do a fairly efficient flush with a lesser amount. But if you restrict the water-flow in a toilet that is designed to use more water, it will not flush properly.!
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gotcha, well the info session was last night and we no longer have the option of the dual flush anymore. So between the Niagara, Proficiency 3L & Toto Eco drake Me thinks i'm gonna be like Dorothy & get me Toto.

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The low water usage toilets drive me crazy... I replace them with Toto G-Force units.

Preferably the models that are one piece for easy cleaning and have an elongated bowl for my comfort.

Well worth the investment, IMHO...
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I installed a Toto Drake 8 years ago, and couldn't be happier with its performance. No maintenance whatsoever since installation, and never once have I used a plunger on the Toto. Excellent toilet...

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