Honey, who shrunk the toilet?

Thursday, June 14, 2018

If you have never heard of a “child’s toilet,” you’ll do a double-take the first time you see one—just like we did when we came across the wee water closet shown above on an inspection today. No need to potty-train with a plastic gadget when, if you have the bucks, you can install a tiny toilet for your offspring to transition from diapers. 

    This model is manufactured by American Standard and called the Baby Devoro. Their sales brochure states that it is also “perfect for education or healthcare facilities for kids or small people.” The 10-inch height seat is significantly lower than the 15 to 16-inch height of an average toilet.

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Here’s links to a collection of our other blog posts about “TOILETS”: 

Why is there sand in the bottom of my toilet tank?  

Are drop-in toilet bowl cleaner tablets safe?

Why is there mold inside my toilet tank?    

What are the pros and cons of a wall-mounted toilet?

What are the minimum clearances around a toilet? 

What is the little tank on top of the water heater for? 

What is that big thing in the toilet tank? 

What is the white plastic tank inside my toilet tank?

• Can I install a commercial (wall-mounted flushometer) toilet in my home? 

Does a home inspector check toilets?

• What is the code required minimum height above a toilet? 

    Visit our PLUMBING page for other related blog posts on this subject, or go to the INDEX for a complete listing of all our articles.

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