Pros and Cons of Pressure-Assisted Toilets

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Pressure-assisted toilets are becoming very popular. They are still considered a high-end item, but since bathrooms are a room where you get a great return for your money, many people are considering adding them as part of an upgrade. Here is a list of some of the pro's and con's you may want to consider before purchasing a pressure-assisted toilet.

Pro - Water Level

The high water level of pressure-assisted toilets keep the bowl much cleaner. It does not need to be cleaned as frequently.

Pro - Stronger Flush

The strong flush of these toilets will assure that it only needs to be flushed once, making it very efficient.

Pro - No Condensation

Due to the design of pressure-assisted toilets, there is no sweating or condensation on the outside of the tank in humid conditions.

Con - Very Noisy

When this type of toilet is flushed, it is very loud. It will continue to make a loud whooshing sound for several seconds.

Con - Parts Replacement

Because it is not a standard toilet, replacement parts can be difficult to obtain.

Con - Expensive to Purchase

Pressure-assisted toilets are very expensive. Traditional gravity flow toilets are normally half the cost.