Wall-hung toilets, a trend that is gaining followers

Suspended toilet

If you have recently scanned any editorial that makes reference to new design trends, you have probably noticed the prominence acquired by suspended furniture like the ones we propose today. Wall-hung toilets and sinks They do not go unnoticed in the modern bathrooms of designer houses.

Compared to conventional toilets, wall-hung ones offer a greater visual lightness and more elegant proportions in terms of design. In addition, they make cleaning the bathroom easier; a practical issue that we should not overlook. Its advantages are many, but its installation also involves some drawbacks. In Decoora We show you the pros and cons of a growing trend.

Advantages of wall-hung toilets

It is easy to visually recognize the advantages of suspended furniture; Nobody misses that they are visually lighter. They have "minimal" shapes that adapt perfectly to modern and contemporary interiors. Beyond design, they also provide us with functional advantages that we also analyze.

Suspended toilet

  1. Suspended toilets are visually very light.  They levitate above the ground and have lighter proportions.
  2. They have more elegant proportions. By dispensing with the support on the ground and having the cistern hidden, the wall-hung toilets have a cleaner geometry and more elegant proportions than traditional toilets.
  3. They allow a better cleaning bathroom. Dirt will not accumulate on the floor as it happens with traditional toilets, and its design will prevent nooks and crannies that are difficult to access and clean. The ease of cleaning is undoubtedly one of its functional advantages to take into account.
  4. They can be installed to different heights according to your needs.
  5. It is possible to find them in different sizes, the smallest models with small cisterns being the most appropriate for small bathrooms and toilets.

Disadvantages of suspended toilets

Despite the advantages, not everyone opts for suspended toilets when decorating the bathroom. Why? There are some drawbacks that make many continue to prefer traditional systems. Its installation is more complex and its significantly higher cost.

Suspended toilets

  1. Are we losing space?  Suspended toilets generally carry a cistern that is hidden in the wall. The finest cisterns do not occupy less than 8 cm. a fact that we must take into account and that may force us to modify the partitions. A modification that we can also take advantage of.
  2. Its installation is complex. When the house has masonry blocks, installing this type of toilet is not a quick task. Sometimes the work required for its installation is considerable and involves an extra jack.
  3. Requires a higher financial outlay. The complexity of its installation makes its price significantly higher. So can its maintenance. Although all the mechanisms susceptible to breakdown are accessible from the download button; a serious breakdown, you can dismantle the budget.
  4. It can generate insecurity. At first, the feeling of being suspended does not please everyone. a minor inconvenience that disappears over time.

Once the advantages and disadvantages of suspended toilets are known, one can realize that they are a great alternative for those who have moderately spacious bathrooms, are willing to touch the partitions and have a generous budget. Once these conditions have been met and determined to bet on a suspended toilet to gain in lightness and elegance, the next step will be to know the different types of suspended toilets that the market offers us.

Suspended toilets

Types of wall-hung toilets

There is a great variety of toilets suspended in the market. However, all of them can be classified into two categories: toilets with an In-Tank system and toilets with a built-in cistern. Knowing both systems is essential to make the most appropriate decision when decorating the bathroom.

With In-Tank system

In-tank is a system with integrated tank, launched by the Spanish brand ROCA. A revolutionary system that combines simplicity, aesthetics and ease of installation in one piece, since it does not require a cistern or a flush plate for its operation. They are toilets that also have Soft Air® technology, which ensures optimal and silent flushing. Given its characteristics, its price is high, higher than € 1300.

With built-in cistern

Systems with recessed cistern allow hide the unsightly cistern. For this, however, they require us to carry out works. If this is not a problem, it can become the perfect excuse to redesign our bathroom. How? Taking advantage of that extra hole that we need to gain from the wall to create a practical shelf or a wall that allows us to separate different spaces.

It is a somewhat cheaper system than the previous one. We can find suspended toilets with built-in cisterns from €580. Price, to which we will have to add that of the works derived from the installation of the built-in cistern.

Now that you know the advantages and disadvantages of suspended toilets, would you opt for this type of piece to decorate the bathroom?

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