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Finding the Best Water Saving Toilet

Bathroom safety for seniors.

Residential toilets, before the 1950s, would use up to 7 gallons or more each time they were flushed. Their efficiency increased somewhat during the 1960s, requiring only about 5.5 gallons per flush, and later to about 3.5 gallons in the 1980s. Due to the technology advances and fluid dynamics of current toilets, U.S. toilets now use less than 1.6 gallons of water each time they are flushed. By replacing outdated fixtures with water saving toilets, your household can save significant gallons of water each year without affecting your day to day routines.

Finding new and efficient toilets does not have to be difficult, in fact most modern toilets make a perfect replacement for your aged fixtures. With some simple rese