Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Replacement Toilet Lids and Seats - Can YOU tell what’s funny about this photo? Male employees are left in hysterics by female colleague’s cleaning efforts in the gents - This Old Toilet 800-658-4521



A viral photo of men's urinal has left women baffled - after a shop worker claimed it had left him and his male colleagues in hysterics.
Reddit user Martinjbell posted the snap from inside the gents' toilet at his workplace, showing a single roll of toilet paper hanging from the wall next to the urinal, writing: 'Female co-worker can't understand why we're laughing at how she cleaned the men's bathroom.'
The image quickly went viral with almost 1,400 comments in less than 24 hours - with men clearly amused that she thought they would need toilet paper rather than performing a simple 'shake'.

This snap, taken inside the gents' toilet at one man's workplace, has divided Reddit. It shows a single roll of toilet paper hanging from the wall next to the urinal
This snap, taken inside the gents' toilet at one man's workplace, has divided Reddit. It shows a single roll of toilet paper hanging from the wall next to the urinal

The original poster, who did not reveal where he is from, added: 'The best part is that she put a roll next to EVERY urinal.'
Some were endeared by the woman's attempt at a clean-up, with one person writing: 'Aww gotta give her an A+ for effort. She meant so well!'
One man quipped that while it was a 'considerate' thing for the employee to do, it was also 'completely, novelly wrong'.
Dividing opinion: One man quipped that while it was a 'considerate' thing for the employee to do, it was also 'completely, novelly wrong' - while women have been left baffled by the furore
Dividing opinion: One man quipped that while it was a 'considerate' thing for the employee to do, it was also 'completely, novelly wrong' - while women have been left baffled by the furore
Another recalled a female colleague reacting with 'complete shock and disgust' after discovering her male co-workers 'shake it' rather than wiping.
Others debated the pros and cons of using toilet tissue, with one penning: 'When I pee at home I always dry it with toilet paper. 
'It's a shame that urinals aren't designed to flush down toilet paper. This should become a thing.'
 While one baffled office worker wrote: 'I have to be honest, as a woman, I didn't see anything wrong here until I read the comments.'

source: 
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5400981/Employees-baffled-female-workers-toilet-cleaning.html
by Unity Blott for Mailonline

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Replacement Toilet Lids and Seats - Smart toilet cancels embarrassing noises - This Old Toilet 800-658-4521







Smart toilet

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Japan is known as the most polite nation on Earth, and that extreme politeness extends to all aspects of life, including bathroom etiquette.
Many public toilets feature a wall-mounted device that, when pressed, creates a sound that masks that of urination. However, Japanese homeware brand Lixil has partnered with instrument maker Roland to address the sensitive issue of bathroom noises.
They’ve created a new device called the “Sound Decorator”, which, unlike current solutions that only try to mask noises by emitting another sound, generates a pattern that makes the original sound less audible altogether.
There is no word yet on whether the technology will expand to include the infinitely more embarrassing noises produced by gas and defecation.
source: https://www.independent.co.ug/smart-toilet-cancels-embarrassing-noises/
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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Replacement Toilet Lids and Seats - Plane carrying dozens of plumbers aborts flight because of toilet problems - This Old Toilet 800-658-4521





How many plumbers does it take to fix a faulty toilet on an airplane? 
None. They were all drained.
A Norwegian Air shuttle flight from Oslo to Munich was forced to turn around Saturday morning because of toilet problems, The Washington Post reported. On board were more than 80 plumbing industry workers traveling to a trade event.
The ironic circumstances led to howls of laughter among the passengers.
“Seldom has there been more laughter in an airplane ... when the reason given is ‘toilet problems,’” Frank Olsen, chief executive of the Rorkjop plumbing company told The Washington Post on Wednesday.
According to the flight data website Flightradar24, the southbound flight was heading toward Germany across the Skagerrak Strait. But 15 minutes after takeoff, the plane banked east and returned to Oslo.
The dozens of plumbers on board were unable to help out, Olsen said.
“We’d have gladly fixed the toilets, but it must unfortunately be done from the outside, and we didn’t want to take a chance on sending out a plumber at 10,000 meters altitude,” Olsen told Dagbladet, a Norwegian tabloid.
Olsen said his workers could resist toilet humor, even after their flight was rescheduled later in the day, the Post reported.
“Even the flight attendant came and told me that she have never done a U-turn with that many passengers smiling on board,” he told the Post. “We are still smiling.”
 source: http://www.kiro7.com/news/trending-now/plane-carrying-dozens-of-plumbers-aborts-flight-because-of-toilet-problems-1/693887373
by Bob D'Angelo
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Replacement Toilet Lids and Seats - Why you'll never have to clean another toilet - This Old Toilet 800-658-4521

Robots may make cleaning toilets a thing of the past.



Toilets are weird. They exist to get rid of waste, but then you have to clean them, which itself is pretty gross.
Maybe you are the sort of person who simply accepts this. You grab your toilet brush without hesitation, knowing that not everything in life is going to be pleasant.
Well, then this new product is not for you. This product is for people who avoid discomfort at any cost. Two entrepreneurs from the Israeli city of Haifa, Daniel Tokarev and David Alush, invented an automatic toilet cleaner. “Toibot” is a Roomba for toilets, basically. You put it in the toilet, click a button and it cleans the bowl.
“The vision was to produce convenience and change the unpleasant experience of cleaning a toilet; to make it a more efficient, time-saving and hygienic process that is hassle-free and bacteria-free,” explained Tokarev.

The two came up with the idea after watching a show about innovation in 2013. Alush took a bathroom break and was overwhelmed with the absurdity of it all – we live in a world of innovation, and yet, we still clean toilets the way we have been for decades.
Well, almost. Apparently people used to chop off animal tails and use them to clean their toilets. But that’s a thought for another day.
“Now we use plastic materials but we still use the same unhealthy and unhygienic way of doing things,” Tokarev explained.
I don’t know, guys. How far should we really go to avoid dealing with anything unpleasant? And are we out of actual innovations? Electric lights were cool. The railways were totally worth it. This? I don't know anymore. So much human effort is going into things like new dating apps and automatic toilet cleaners. And I’m WRITING about automatic toilet cleaners, which is probably worse.
But it’s OK. I’ll probably complain about Toibots until I get one. I’m no exception.

source: https://www.fromthegrapevine.com/innovation/why-youll-never-have-clean-another-toilet
by Iilana Strauss
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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Replacement Toilet Lids and Seats - MobiLoo - the toilet designed by and for disabled people - This Old Toilet 800-658-4521







A new mobile toilet facility designed for those living with a disability is set to be launched in Northern Ireland next month.
The "MobiLoo" is designed by the Centre for Independent Living NI, an organisation run by and for disabled people.
Operated by the charity Disability Pride, the MobiLoo has all of the equipment you would find in a disable toilet; a height adjustable adult sized changing bench, an electronic hoist, as well as a toilet with grab rails either side and a sink.
The toilet is built in a van and is designed to be used at outdoor events to provide a dignified and clean space for those with additional needs to use a toilet.
On the February 7, three MobiLoo units will be launched at Windsor Park in Belfast.
Speaking to Belfast Live, Michael Holden MBE, chairman of the Centre for Independent Living NI, said the MobiLoo would be ideal for Northern Ireland's outdoor events, such as the North West 200 or St Patrick's Day festivities.
He said: "Understanding the need for accessible toilets for disabled people cannot be underestimated.
"So many outdoor activities are restricted to me as a person and my family as we depend on access to toilets, just like everyone else.
source: https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/belfast-news/mobiloo-toilet-designed-disabled-people
by Andrew Madden
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Replacement Toilet Lids and Seats - This smart toilet is the best reason to stay in the bathroom - This Old Toilet 800-658-4521


This smart toilet is the best reason to stay in the bathroomThis smart toilet is the best reason to stay in the bathroom


Tech is invading the bathroom.
Answering the call of Mother Nature is getting an upgrade, according to a high-tech toilet unveiled here at CES 2018, but it’s going to cost you plenty.
JapanThis smart toilet is the best reason to stay in the bathroom-based Toto debuted its Neorest NX2, an $11,000 tech marvel that will open automatically as ­you approach, has an instantly heated seat and boasts an aerated water cleanse to rinse yourself off when you have finished.
It also features a warm- air dryer.
And don’t even think about having to clean it. The NX2 has a built-in ultraviolet light that breaks down any substances that may have stuck to the bowl and also has a deodorizer built in.
It will be available in the third quarter of 2018, the company said.

source: https://nypost.com/2018/01/11/this-smart-toilet-is-the-best-reason-to-stay-in-the-bathroom/
by Nicolas Vega
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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Replacement Toilet Lids and Seats - 'Flush!' Kohler's next-generation bathroom features voice-activated toilet - This Old Toilet 800-658-4521




With Kohler Konnect, Kohler Co.'s new smart bathroom system, you won't have to press the lever to flush the toilet anymore.

Instead, the new Numi toilet, Kohler's most advanced model, will be voice- or motion-activated to sense when you're done with your business and will flush it away.

Meanwhile, you'll be surrounded in preset ambient lighting and Bluetooth-synced music while you are pampered with a heated seat and a foot warmer.

“Voice services and connected devices have become integrated into every facet of the home — with the notable exception of the bathroom, until now,” David Kohler, president and CEO of Kohler Co., said in a statement. “We provide thoughtful design and technologies that offer convenience and functionality to enrich your personalized experiences, making them easier, more comfortable, and more enjoyable. Whether you’re getting ready for work, helping your children through their evening bedtime routine or simply in need of some personal relaxation, Kohler Konnect is the next evolution of our leading-edge kitchen and bathroom innovations that help make these everyday moments better.”

Consumers can interact with Kohler Konnect by using voice commands, hands-free motion control and personalized presets managed through a new application for iPhones and Android devices
Consumers can operate the kitchen faucet, control features of an intelligent toilet, adjust the lighting embedded in a bathroom mirror, run a shower and fill a bath to a desired depth and temperature all by using voice commands.



The Kohler Konnect Verdera Voice Lighted Mirror is part of the Kohler Konnect system, a new platform that allows consumers to personalize their experience with Kohler products through app presets and automate everyday tasks in the kitchen and bath through voice control. (Photo: Business Wire)

Powered by the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, Kohler Konnect enables consumers to set up preferences, automate everyday tasks and monitor water usage of paired products.

The Kohler Konnect system will be compatible with Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant and Apple HomeKit.

The itemized Kohler Konnect system will be available for purchase in March with the following price points: $999 to $1,299 for the Verdera voice-lighted mirror, $3,300 for the DTV+ shower system, $160 for the PureWarmth toilet seat and $5,625 to $7,825 for the Numi intelligent toilet.

source: https://www.jsonline.com/story/money/business/2018/01/05/flush-kohlers-next-generation-bathroom-features-voice-activated-toilet/1006939001/
by Steve Jagler

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