The high pressure flush toilet, or as it’s sometimes known, an power flush toilet, is designed to ensure waste is removed effectively from the bowl and leave it clean for the next user. This is why they are commonly used in commercial settings such as restaurants and bars, however, they are also used in homes too. They offer more power by utilizing air pressure and not to the contrary belief that they use lots of water.
Top 3 choices – our ratings
|American Standard 2876.016.020||8/10|
|American Standard 2467.016.020||9/10|
Kohler K-3493-0 Highline
An air assist toilet that’s equipped with bulk flushing performance. Coming from a highly rated brand in the industry, it comes as no surprise to us that there has been plenty of positive comments and feedback from people who have purchased it around the web.
Part of the Pressure Lite range, you will be getting a one point for gallon per flush usage which is highly efficient given what it’s designed to do. In fact, the manufacturer claims this can save you up to two thousand gallons of water per year dependent on current model and usage patterns.
Part of the Highline range, and made for twelve inch rough ins. Comes with a elongated style bowl shape and it’s not overly expensive, and worth taking into consideration if you want performance over looks. You also get a nice amount of variation in colors with black, white, biscuit and almond all available to suit the differing bathroom decor tastes of the consumer.
American Standard 2467.016.020 Cadet
Looking for a high pressure toilet flush? This unit could be a good match with a nice combination of aesthetics that will look great in many modern bathrooms, and functionality to provide a good flush that operates on siphon jet action.
This model comes again, from a good brand name that has both history and plenty of products in the past with happy reviews from customers. That’s the case again here at the moment with the majority of feedback focusing on the positives over the flaws which is great.
The power flush, combined with the EverClean surface finish is a great formula to keep the bowl cleaner, for longer. This type of surface is designed to fight against the build up of mildew, mold, and general bacteria, which can only help towards a more hygienic space for all to enjoy.
Additionally, it operates on one point six gallons of water per flush, which is reasonably ECO friendly, not quite the same as the model above, but still efficient. It’s also WaterSense certified.
It’s right height seating provides a much more accessible option for those among you who have mobility issues, or disabilities that make sitting down too low difficult.
Overall, a decent model that’s affordable and will fit quite easily into smaller to medium sized bathrooms, providing you’re looking for models with a twelve inch rough in.
American Standard 2876.016.020 Yorkville
From the Yorkville range, this power toilet includes some good specs that will aid the user rid the bowl of waste effectively all the while using low quantities of water.
Operates on Siphon jet action, that will use up to one point six gallons. Smooth glazing and a EverClean surface work well with this to ensure the bowl remains free of bacteria build up and mold.
And whilst some loos tend to be a bit bulky, this unit isn’t so bad with dimensions of 30 inches by 30 inches by 21 inches. For a medium sized bathroom, this shouldn’t present too many problems.
It has an elongated bowl, and nice design finished in white, with a chrome metal trip lever to activate the flush.
Who are power toilets for?
They are designed for those wanting extra performance in ridding waste. This can be for several reasons. Typically, you will find them in commercial settings where bathroom usage is frequent and there is a need for higher performance whilst limiting the amount of water wasted.
However, that doesn’t mean you can’t implement and install one in the household. The pressure assist style is a great option for those of you who prefer bulk performance over the standard gravity style variants. Both have their benefits and drawbacks, it comes down to your own personal requirements,
The options we have chosen above give you a basic idea of what to expect from different brands and features. These are our reviews but one should always decide to put a bit of time in to find and compare similar models to see how price and specifications differ. By doing so, you may save yourself money and find an option better suited to your needs.