What is a short projection toilet?

A short projection toilet is a toilet or water closet that projects a shorter distance away from the wall than a standard toilet. These units are designed to fit in small rooms, where they reduce clutter and improve overall aesthetics.

What are the disadvantages of wall mounted toilet?

The biggest con to a wall-mounted toilet is the cost and effort they take to buy and install. Many times the tank and wall mounting assembly are sold separately from the actual toilet, which will also run more than a floor-mounted toilet.

What is the shortest toilet bowl height?

Toilet height is measured from the floor to the top of the seat. Heights vary enough to be noticeable. Most often, they fall somewhere between 15” and 19”, with standard toilets coming in under 17”. However, chair height toilets, what Kohler refers to as Comfort Height® toilets, measure 17” or more.

Are rimless toilets better?

Though it may not look much different the removal of the rim makes a big difference. A rimless toilet makes for significantly easier cleaning and a clear improvement in hygiene. There is no build-up of evil bacteria and no possibility for limescale to lurk.

What size is a slimline toilet?

Compact Toilets We would class a small toilet as that has toilet dimensions of no more than about 620mm (62cm), although we’ve also included some slimline toilets that are narrower in width than typical. Even an extra centimetre or two saved in space can be a great help in avoiding a cluttered look in small bathrooms.

Are hanging toilets a good idea?

Because no part of the unit needs to touch the floor, a wall hung toilet takes up less space, so it is ideal for a smaller bathroom. It shows off more of your floor tiling and can make your bathroom look bigger. The extra space underneath a wall hung toilet can also have the advantage of making cleaning easier.

Do wall-mounted toilets leak?

Like floor-mount toilets, wall-hung models can develop leaks from a variety of areas. A leaking wall-hung toilet can cause damage to the bathroom wall and floor, as well as to the rooms below. For this reason, it is important to find and repair a toilet leak as quickly as possible.

What is the lowest toilet height?

Low-profile toilets measured from floor to seat are usually about 17 inches high, while standard toilets measure approximately 15 inches.

However, short projection toilets try to give users the same level of comfort and seat space as larger toilets by designing slimmer cisterns (tanks). The slimline design of these short toilet cisterns can now be as narrow as 150mm and still provide an excellent flush.

What are short wall hung toilets?

Short wall hung toilets are another alternative to the normal short projection close coupled toilet we discussed so far. So while looking at short depth toilets I also had a look at short projection wall hung toilets.

How deep should a short projecting wall toilet be?

I noticed short projecting wall toilets tend to be between 480mm to 550mm in depth. This was a surprise, because even with the concealed cistern, it still takes around 500 milometers of spaces. That’s only about 100mm shorter than the normal closed coupled short projection toilets we looked at above.

Are short projection water closets too short?

Sometimes even the shortest projection toilet might be too large for your needs. If the above mentioned short projection water closets are not short enough for your needs you might like to consider a short back to wall toilet or a short wall hung toilet. So lets have a look at them next.