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Pros & Cons

Are you considering upgrading your bathroom with a more efficient toilet? Look no further than the low-flow toilet. These are modern solutions that balance environmental consciousness with exceptional functionality.

At Harris Plumbing, Heating, Air, & Electric, we’re committed to providing our clients with the best home improvement options. Our extensive experience since 1986 makes us a trusted choice for your toilet installation and replacement needs. Here’s what you need to know about low-flow toilets.

For expert toilet service in NJ, PA, and DE, trust Harris Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electric. Call 856-485-7215 to schedule toilet installation today.

What Is a Low-Flow Toilet?

Low-flow toilets are designed to use significantly less water per flush compared to traditional models. Unlike the early versions that sometimes compromised performance, today’s low-flow toilets are highly efficient, thanks to advancements in design and technology.

These toilets use advanced methods to ensure less water is used per flush without sacrificing flushing power.

How It Compares to Other Common Toilet Types

Compared to standard single-flush toilets, low-flow toilets are a game-changer in water conservation. Single-flush toilets use a consistent amount of water regardless of the waste’s nature, often leading to unnecessary water use.

On the other hand, dual-flush toilets offer two flushing options, one for liquid waste and another for solid waste. While these may save more water than standard single-flush toilets, even these can be outperformed by the latest low-flow models regarding overall water efficiency.

Advantages & Disadvantages

While low-flow toilets do save homeowners water, there are disadvantages, too. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of low-flow toilets that will help you make an informed choice:


  • Reduced water usage: Low-flow toilets can save thousands of gallons of water annually, making them an eco-friendly choice.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Lower water usage translates to savings on your water bill.
  • Style variety: These toilets come in various designs to match any bathroom aesthetic.
  • Improved efficiency: Modern designs ensure effective flushing with less water.
  • Enhanced property value: Installing low-flow toilets can increase the appeal and value of your home, particularly for environmentally conscious buyers.
  • Reduced sewage strain: By using less water, these toilets reduce the strain on sewage systems.


  • Initial cost: They can be more expensive upfront compared to traditional models.
  • Clogging potential: Some models may require more frequent cleaning or maintenance.
  • Limited power in older models: Early models of low-flow toilets might have less flushing power, which can be a concern in older installations.

Schedule Toilet Installation With Harris

Ready to make the switch to a low-flow toilet? We offer expert toilet installation and replacement services, ensuring a seamless and professional experience. Our team delivers top-notch, five-star service every time, and we’re ready to assist you in selecting and installing the best toilet for your home.

With our upfront, honest pricing and satisfaction guarantee, your bathroom upgrade is in reliable hands. Trust us to bring quality service and fast response times to your home improvement project. Remember, with Harris Plumbing, Heating, Air, & Electric, satisfaction is always guaranteed!

Schedule toilet installation service by calling 856-485-7215.