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4 Benefits of a Dual Flush Toilet  

4 Benefits of a Dual Flush Toilet


Dual flush toilets are categorized as High-Efficiency Toilets (HET). They are different from the ordinary single flush toilets because they come with two handles or two buttons to release different levels of water. While the high-volume flush uses up to 1.6 gallons of water, the low-volume flush uses 0.8 to 1 gallon of water. This is so low compared to the 8 gallons of water used by the traditional toilet flush. It also relies on gravity to flush down waste from the toilet. Installing a dual flush toilet can be very beneficial, both financially and environmentally. These benefits include:

1. Money Saving

Water usage is essential and holds a huge part of the household costs. Since you can choose to either use the low volume flush or the high volume flush, you will end up using fewer gallons of water as opposed to the conventional toilets that release the same amount of water during every flush. Lower water usage in your home saves you money on your monthly water bills.

2. Low Maintenance

Since these toilets use gravity to remove waste, their designs help to avoid clogging. Therefore, you will avoid all the headaches of plumbing and plunging, thus leading to low maintenance costs.

3. Environmental Conservation

The use of low-volume flush when flushing liquid waste and high-volume flush when flushing solid waste allows for the conservation of water. Water is increasingly becoming a scarce resource hence everyone is encouraged to preserve it. Therefore, installing this type of toilet goes a long way in preserving the environment

Final Word

Installing a dual flush toilet is more or less the same process as installing the conventional toilets. Replacing your conventional toilet with a dual flush may seem expensive now, but it will save you money in the future. Better still, our team can install converter kits that can turn your toilet into a dual flush. At Dependable Service Plumbing we offer solutions to all plumbing issues, drainage cleaning, pipe repairs, and many more. Contact us today for more information or schedule for a plumbing service.


“DS Plumbing has proven to be a dependable and valuable resource to the Pawleys Island Community. Teach My People serves over 100 students on a daily basis, so one can imagine the maintenance needs on our building. DS Plumbing has gone above and beyond our expectations every time! They are respectable, trustworthy, efficient, and ensure that the task at hand is done with the utmost quality and care. Recently, we were most impressed with their genuine servant’s heart for our community. DS Plumbing heard of a community work project that was in great need with little time. They quickly agreed to help, and within three days they had donated time, resources, labor and expertise to help renovate an entire plumbing system for a local home. Teach My People is grateful and blessed for the attention and care that DS invests in their clients and our community!” –-Jessica, Teach My People