When designing and planning your new bathroom, choosing the right fixtures and fittings is essential for a useful, practical space. This includes the toilet. From a wall hung toilet, to a traditional toilet, there are a number of different toilet styles and designs to choose from. A comfort height toilet is another option, that can be incredible effective. But what is a comfort height toilet? And what are the advantages of a comfort height toilet? Well, here at Lancashire Installations, we are bathroom design and installation professionals. And this is our guide to everything you should know about comfort height toilets.
What is a comfort height toilet?
A comfort height toilet is one that is two to five inches taller than standard flush toilets. This is designed to make the toilet more comfortable for sitting on, especially for people who tall, elderly or disabled.
What are the advantages of a comfort height toilet?
There are several, advantages to choosing a comfort height toilet. These include:
- Comfort- for elderly people, and those with limited mobility, a comfort height toilet can be up to five inches taller than a standard toilet, and this means that you need to bend less, to sit comfortably.
- Independent living- When combined with mobility aids, or standing aids, a comfort height toilet can help people cope more effectively with the independent living, and use the toilet without assistance.
- Joint friendly- the additional height offered by the comfort height toilet puts less pressure on joints and the lower back than traditional, standard toilets.
Disadvantages of a comfort height toilets
As with all things in life, there are also some drawbacks to a comfort height toilet. These include:
- being uncomfortable for shorter people
- feet may not touch the ground, having a negative affect on circulation
For more information or for professional bathroom installation, get in touch with the team today, here at Lancashire Installations.