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Push-Fit Mixing Valves? Never Heard of Them…Now You Have

Shyene

Tired of using Teflon tape for pipe threads when connecting a new mixing valve in your client’s recently renovated shower? Wanting to try something other than your typical soldering? SharkBite has come out with their own line of push-connect thermostatic mixing valves. This could be a good alterna…

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Gates Foundation Funds Magic Toilet that Vaporizes Waste

Gregory

The Gates Foundation is at it again. They have a history of making extraordinary innovations when it comes to toilets and waste management systems.   Thanks to their Reinvent the Toilet Challenge, a New Zealand company has found a way to treat sewage directly in people's homes. Scion Res…

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Winston Churchill’s Birthplace to Get Solid Gold Toilet

Gregory

Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England is best known for being the birthplace and home of the late British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Now, it will be known for a second thing: being the home of a solid gold toilet.   The toilet is set to be installed in a bathroom right near the r…

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Game of Thrones Actor Related to Inventor of Flush Toilet

Gregory

Game of Thrones has nearly everything you could put into a TV show: war, dragons, deceit, foreign lands, zombies, magic, battling for a throne made of swords...but the one thing it doesn't have is modern plumbing. Or does it...?   Kit Harington, the acclaimed actor who plays Jon Snow, Kin…

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Should You Really Be Flushing Wipes Down the Toilet?

Gregory

There are some things most of us not to flush down the toilet, like a baseball or a sneaker, for example. But, should 'flushable' wipes be allowed down the drain? Aren't they made to be flushed? It turns out that nothing except for toilet paper should be flushed. And here's why.   There…

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The Hardest Part of Climbing Mt. Everest Just Got Easier…Thanks to a Toilet

Gregory

The peak of Mt. Everest is 8,848 meters to the top. That's quite a climb, even for the most experienced mountaineer. The trek takes months, with  climbers facing extreme weather conditions, icy terrain, insanely cold temperatures, and a myriad of other obstacles. But, thanks to a brand new to…

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Toilet Paper Wedding Dresses are All the Rage

Gregory

                      Time and time again, toilet paper has proven it is one of the most versatile, multi-use products ever. Who would have thought, but toilet paper wedding dresses are a thing. And they co…

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Toilet Seat Can Detect Congestive Heart Failure

Gregory

Just when you thought your toilet could do it all—have a built in seat warmer, play music, set mood lighting, and more—it just got more advanced. Now, specialized toilet seats will be able to help patients with congestive heart failure.   A team of researchers from Rochester Institute…

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Too Much Toilet Paper Causes Massive Backups…Just Not Where You’d Think

Gregory

We all know that a bad toilet backup is one of the worst things that can happen to us and one of the most common culprits of that is toilet paper. Well, a toilet isn’t the only thing toilet paper can back up.   On multiple occasions, toilet paper has been known to back up highways and c…

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Meet the World’s Loneliest Toilet

Gregory

In the marshland of Sonoma County, California, one toilet stands out from the rest...because it’s the only thing there.   From the bridge of Highway 37, you can see the lone toilet standing proudly among the reeds and marsh. Surrounded by bogs and nothing else, the only way to approach …

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New Voice-Activated Smart Toilet Can Play Music and Set Mood Lighting

Gregory

If you thought you had all of the latest smart technology, then get ready for this: Kohler has released more products in their smart bathroom line. That’s right; it's time for your bathroom to get a technological upgrade.   Recently, Kohler unveiled their Numi 2.0 Intelligent Toile…

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Toilet Cleaning Robot Will Make Your Life Easier

Gregory

We now live in a world where robots have an increasing presence in our society; they can vacuum for us, mow the lawn, mop the kitchen floor, there are even ones that self-clean the litter box and dry-clean our clothes at home! But the newest creation is one that should have been invented a long time…

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