Do you know what modern toilets were called when they were first patented way back in 1857? If you said “john” then you would be absolutely incorrect. The first patented toilets were called “plunger closets.” Even though the term “closet” has little in common with a toilet, these early “plunger closets” were based upon designs similar to those seen in the commercial toilets found in today’s commercial lavatories. As you might imagine, the invention of toilets and indoor plumbing added considerable convenience to the lives of every person. Continue Reading No Comments
If you are a business owner, one thing to consider when moving into a new space, or remodeling your current office or building is how you plan to furnish your bathrooms. Good modern toilets are absolutely crucial in a business environment. Pressure assisted toilets are one great way to handle this problem. For commercial toilets, there are many options to choose from ranging from inefficient gravity flush toilets that can use a much higher GPF or gallons per flush rating through the most advanced power flush systems that use less water and are as if not even more effective. While opting for cheaper less efficient toilets may save some money in the short term allowing you to spend less on your initial investment, in the long run, the higher water usage can far outweigh the cost of more efficient options at the start. Until the advent of contemporary toilets, water usage was reaching an all time high. The green movement of late has really helped along the technologies that go into todays commercial toilets. Great advancements have been made in the way toilets flush and how they are able to conserve water with ever improving results. Check out the different options available for commercial toilets today and you could save an untold amount of money from reduced water usage.