Comfort height toilets, which stand between 17 to 19 inches in height, are available from popular online and brick-and-mortar retailers such as Amazon and Home Depot. Comfort height and elongated toilets are available in brands, such as Kohler, American Standard, Delta ...
A high-rise toilet has a seat height similar to that of a standard chair, making it easier for individuals with disabilities to transfer to the toilet. The height from the floor to the top of the toilet bowl for high-rise toilets is 16 to 19 inches without a seat.
A high-efficiency toilet is one that reduces the amount of water consumed when flushing and that prevents more waste matter from flowing into septic tanks and sewer treatment plants. High-efficiency toilets allow homeowners to save money on their water and energy bills.
Toilets that are labeled as handicap must meet ADAAG requirements. They must be 17 to 19 inches above the finished floor to allow easy access to people in wheelchairs. Normal toilets are generally around 20-22 inches high.
A yellow toilet refers to the unsightly yellow stains found inside a toilet bowl. These stains are caused by a mineral build-up on the surface of the bowl near the water line.
A toilet grab bar should be mounted 33 to 36 inches above the floor. The Americans With Disabilities Act requires one to the rear of the toilet and one on the wall closest to the toilet in buildings and facilities.
Mineral deposits, hard water, bacteria, and mold all create rings around toilet bowls. The top of the bowl is constantly alternating between wet and dry conditions, promoting deposits of these contaminants and the formation of rings.