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What is a low level toilet pan?

What Is A Low Level Toilet? Low level toilets consist of a pottery pan and exposed pottery cistern. Connected via an exposed metal flush pipe, the cistern is set to a mid to low height. Not to be confused with a close coupled toilet which doesn’t have an exposed flush pipe.

What is a low level toilet pan?

What Is A Low Level Toilet? Low level toilets consist of a pottery pan and exposed pottery cistern. Connected via an exposed metal flush pipe, the cistern is set to a mid to low height. Not to be confused with a close coupled toilet which doesn’t have an exposed flush pipe.

Can you change a low level toilet?

If your low level unit goes into the floor, the floor outlet is too far away from the wall to allow an easy exchange with a close coupled unit. You can either dig up the floor and install another pipe, or continue with the box method described above.

Do high level toilets flush better?

High-level cisterns are fixed to the wall at high-level which gives the added benefit of creating a “head of pressure” which ensures the water will flush the toilet with more pressure.

Are toilet pans universal?

The simple answer is no, there are a range of different toilet seat fittings. Some are bottom fixing (fitted from beneath the fixing holes) and some are top fixing (usually required when there isn’t access to the bottom of the pan, e.g. with a fully shrouded toilet).

How do you install a high level cistern?

Put the cistern on top of the brackets and mark the positions of the holes on the wall. Screw the cistern to the wall using the fixing screws and washers supplied through the fixing holes in the back of the cistern. Ensure the tank is firmly secured to the wall. The high level pipe kit can be cut down if required.

Why have a high level toilet?

A high level toilet completes the look of a traditional, victorian style bathroom, with period details such as metal flush pipes, chained flush handles, wooden seats and ornate cistern brackets. Modern engineering improves the experience with added touches like soft close seats.

Why did old toilets have high tanks?

The Victorians discovered that toilets flushed better when gravity forced the water into the bowl, so they mounted tanks high on the wall above the toilet.

Why does the toilet leak when flushed?

The only-when-flushed toilet leak could be caused by loose mounting bolts or a worn-out wax gasket while the all-the-time leak could be caused by a loose water supply line connection, a problematic water shutoff valve, or a faulty seal between the toilet tank and its base.

How do you measure a toilet flush pipe?

To start with the measuring for the horizontal position, as long as the wall at the back it vertically level then measure the distance from the internal side of the socket of the toilet at the further point of the flushing pipe.

What is a low level toilet?

On a low level toilet, the cistern is mounted low on the wall and connected to the pan via a flushpipe. There are many modern and traditional designs available when it comes to low level toilets, but our most popular versions are manufactured by Burlington.

What is an S trap toilet pan?

NEW, white vitreous china toilet pan produced to old specifications with “S” trap ( vertical) soil outlet. Can be fitted to existing soil pipes with out the need for pan conversion bends.

What makes a high level toilet different to a close coupled?

What makes it different to a close coupled toilet is that the connecting pipe is still a visible feature. All our high and low level toilets are designed to complement a traditional style bathroom, and are carefully detailed to reflect a classic look.

What is a Camberley high level toilet?

The Camberley high level toilet gives you a high level cistern with metalwork brackets and a stainless steel pipe, as well as the elegant pull chain flush. You also get a solid oak seat to add to the traditional look and luxurious feel.