BATHROOM SUITES

BACK-TO-WALL TOILET ?

Back to Wall Toilets
Back-To-Wall Toilet (BTW) describes a toilet that is fixed tightly to the surface of a supportive wall or item of furniture straight away behind it.

CORNER-FITTING ?

Corner Fittings
Corner-Fitting describes a bathroom fixture specially designed to fit a corner space.

CLOSE-COUPLED TOILET ?

Closed Coupled WC
Close-Coupled Toilet is used to describe a style of toilet wherein the cistern attaches directly to the pan.

SEMI-RECESSED BASINS ?

Semi Recessed Basin
Semi-Recessed Basins is used to describe a washbasin that hangs over the edge of the unit on which it sits.

COUNTERTOP BASINS ?

Countertop Basins
Countertop Basins is used to describe a washbasin that sits on the surface of a vanity unit.

WALL-HUNG BASINS ?

Wall Hung Basins
Wall-Hung Basins is used to describe a bathroom suite that is supported by fixture to a load bearing wall.

W.C. ?

WC Toilets
W.C. stands for ‘water closet’, but is more widely known as a toilet.

4-PIECE BATHROOM SUITE ?

4-Piece Bathroom Suite
A 4-Piece Bathroom Suite is made up of 4 individual ceramic fixtures. These are the toilet cistern, toilet pan, wash basin and a pedestal. These are also known as Cloakroom Suite.

5-PIECE BATHROOM SUITE ?

5-Piece Bathroom Suite
A 5-Piece Bathroom Suite is consists of 5 individual ceramic fixtures. These are the toilet cistern, toilet pan, wash basin, pedestal and a bidet.

FULL-PEDESTAL BASIN ?

Full Pedestal
A Full-Pedestal Basin is the name given to the stand that supports a washbasin by sitting vertically on the bathroom's floor.

SEMI-PEDESTAL BASIN ?

Semi Pedestal
A Semi-Pedestal Basin is the name given to the half-sized stand that supports a washbasin by attaching to a wall.

PUSH-BUTTON FLUSH ?

Push Button Flush
A Push-Button Flush is the pushable fitting that controls a toilets flushing mechanism.

TAPS

BATH SHOWER MIXER ?

Bath Shower Mixer
A Bath Shower Mixer works equally well as a bath mixer and a shower, with water distributed through either the tap or shower outlets.

BRIDGE ?

Bridge
A Bridge is the horizontal connection between the hot and cold water taps.

AERATOR ?

Tap Aerator
It’s that part of the faucet which makes the water flow smooth by injecting air in water.

ANTI-VANDAL ?

Anti vandal
A surface that is resistant to scratches and staining.

BASIN MIXER ?

Basin mixer
The term is usually reserved for a basin tap which mixes both hot and cold water within its domain and delivers mixed water through a single spout unlike two individual taps dedicated for hot and cold water.

BATH FILLER/SHOWER MIXER ?

Bath filler shower mixer The Bath filler-mixer is a used for bathtubs and functions on the principle of mixing hot and cold water with the help of individual controls within its domain and delivering it through a single spout. In case of a shower mixer a shower hose with a spray head is attached additionally other facets being the same as a filler-mixer.

BRASSWARE ?

Brassware
Generic term used to address bathroom fixtures such as taps and shower mixers that are usually made of brass metal

CERAMIC DISC TECHNOLOGY ?

Ceramic Disc
Involves the planting of ceramic cartridges or discs in a tap’s mechanism to eliminate dripping and have a robust flow system with better control over its functioning.

MIXER TAPS ?

Mixer taps
These taps have a single spout wherein hot and cold water are blended if it’s a single flow type or alternatively the blending happens as the water leaves the spout in case of dual flow. The controls are sometimes dual or even single lever operated but the spout remains distinctly singular.

MONOBLOC MIXER ?

Monobloc mixer
Fabricated with individual or separate controls for hot and cold water with a single point or mono bloc installation; the hot and cold water are mixed and delivered through its single spout.

DECK MOUNT ?

Deck Mount To be mounted on a deck or a platform or a countertop, many taps are manufactured to deck mount settings.

DUAL CONTROL ?

Dual Control
Means the presence of two individual levers for controlling temperature changes and making flow adjustments.

DUAL FLOW ?

Dual flow
This is an arrangement for hot and cold water to be fed separately in to the tap and the two streams of flow remain unmixed inside the tap blending only when they are outside.

FLOW REGULATOR ?

Flow regulator
it essentially limits the flow rate in a shower apparatus or a faucet and tempers excessive fluctuations and helps reach a steady flow.

FLOW RESTRICTOR ?

Flow restrictor
Unlike the regulator the restrictor is capable of only curbing high flow rates and does not have a bearing on fluctuations caused by varying pressure

FLOW STRAIGHTENERS ?

Flow straighteners
Reduces turbulence and swirl in the water flow.

HP ?

High Pressure
High Pressure is an indication of the apparatus’ compatibility with high pressure water systems.

LEVER ?

Is a handle, used to operate a device.

PILLAR TAPS ?

Pillar Taps
A set of two taps , each dedicated for hot and cold water, the underlying pattern in its diverse manifestations represents a pillar hence its body is taller than ordinary faucets.

QUARTER TURN TAPS ?

Quarter turn taps
operating these taps is almost effortless, the tap can be turned on and off at rotating the lever at 90 degrees.

SWIVEL SPOUT/JETS ?

Swivel Spout the respective apparatus is engineered with the ability to move sideways or at certain angles which help them cover greater area than would be possible in a stationary position.

THREE-HOLE BASIN MIXER TAP ?

Three hole basin mixer tap the set consist of two individual levers for hot and cold water and a common spout thus requiring three holes for its installation.

WRAS ?

Water Regulatory Advisory Scheme
Water Regulatory Advisory Scheme is a board which declares a product’s suitability for domestic use and grants an approval on meeting standards concerning water consumption levels and the issues related to health and safety.

BS5412 ?

BS5412
It is a specification and standard for manufacturing low resistance single taps deemed suitable for low pressure water systems.

BASINS

BACKSPLASH ?

Backsplash
It’s an extension of the bathroom vanity unit generally made of stone or glass with the intention of preventing the water from the basin splashing on to the wall immediately behind the basin.

BOTTLE TRAP ?

Bottle trap
Integrated into the wash basin’s plumbing, a bottle trap prevents waste gases in the drainage from returning to our bathroom.

DROP-IN BASIN ?

Drop-in basin
These basins can be directly installed on a countertop as its rim is designed or fabricated to stay on top of the counter while the basin slips into the cavity below the counter, ideal as retrofits.

NO-HOLES ?

No holes
Ceramic-ware supplied without holes drilled into them for the sake of customization.

PEDESTAL ?

Pedestal
It supports the wash basin from the base of the floor and eliminates the needs for wall mounting the basin. Additionally, it enhances the aesthetics of the basin.

SELF RIMMING ?

Self rimming
Is a property attached to special sinks that are made to fit countertops by easily mounting over them.

SEMI-RECESSED BASIN ?

Semi recessed basin
is a basin that would partly protrude and partly fit into the vanity top of your bathroom, it can also be wall-mounted as a space saving initiative.

UNDERCOUNTER SINK ?

Undercounter sink
Is a type of sink which is mounted underneath the countertop, it offers the advantage of easy cleaning.

VITREOUS CHINA FINISH ?

Vitreous china finish
It is a compound of glass and silica based materials which is applied as coat on porcelain products such as WC pans , baths and basins to protect them from scratches and stains as an anti-vandal measure.

INSET SINK ?

Inset sink
Is designed to fit with countertops that are fabricated with an accommodating cut. The rim of this sink holds firmly onto the counter.

HEATING

AFUE ?

Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency
Stands for Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency. It’s a rating given to a product if it’s able to absorb and utilize 90 percent of the fuel and effectively convert it into heating for your homes.

BTU ?

British Thermal Unit
Stands for British Thermal Unit, each unit measures the amount of energy used to heat or cool one pound of water by 1 degree Fahrenheit

LOW-E ?

Low Emissive
Low Emissive possess the quality of reflecting heat that helps keeps a place cold during summers and warm during winters.

RADIATOR ?

Radiator
Does the job of radiating heat in a room which it receives from a boiler which happens to be its heating source and of the central heating system.

RADIATOR VALVE ?

Radiator valve
Is a device to regulate the flow of hot water in a central heating system which runs on hot water to areas in need of heating, this procedure is self-regulating in case of thermostatic radiator valves.

RADIATOR BLEED VALVE ?

Radiator bleed valve
Used to manually vent the excess air or air locks out of the radiators which hamper the flow of hot water.

TOWEL RAIL ?

Towel Rail
It is a metal rail attached to the wall for hanging towels the heated version called Heated Towel Rail is used often to dry towels and also preventing the bathroom from getting damp.

BS EN 442 ?

British and European specification
A British and European specification and requirement for materials used in radiator manufacturing.

HEAT RECOVERY VENTILATOR ?

Heat recovery ventilator
It retains heat in the room on the principle of heat exchange between inbound and outbound airflow.

SHOWER CUBICLES

SAFETY GLASS ?

Safety Glass
Safety Glass is manufactured to be substantially thicker than standard glass, increasing both stability and user safety.

PATTERNED GLASS ?

Patterned Glass
Patterned Glass is manufactured with a repeating shape on the interior that further increases privacy.

FRAMELESS GLASS ?

Frameless Glass
Frameless Glass describes a cubicle, door, screen or panel that utilises a minimal amount of metal or plastic to keep the glass in place.

FRAMED GLASS ?

Framed Glass
Framed Glass describes a cubicle, door, screen or panel featuring glass mounted inside a metallic or plastic outer frame.

OFFSET QUADRANT SHOWER ENCLOSURE ?

Offset Quadrant
An Offset Quadrant Shower Enclosure is predominantly rectangular in shape, but features an angled corner at one end.

INSET SHOWER TRAY ?

Inset Shower Tray
An Inset Shower Tray is a thin tray suitable for installation either inside or upon the bathroom floor.

IN-LINE SHOWER PANEL ?

In-Line Shower Panel An In-Line Shower Panel attaches to a shower door in order to increase the size of the cubicle.

END PANEL ?

End Panel
An End Panel is a supplementary glass panel that contains shower water in the absence of a side wall.

ADJUSTABLE SHOWER TRAY ?

Adjustable Shower Tray
An Adjustable Shower Tray is supplied with changeable feet, enabling the user to choose the height at which the tray stands and to allow room for plumbing.

SQUARE SHOWER CUBICLE ?

Square Shower Cubicle
A Square Shower Cubicle is an enclosure that fits a square area in the bathroom, generally comprising a door and a minimum of 1 side panel.

SLIDER DOOR ?

Slider Door
A Slider Door operates by running along a guide track in order to allow access and is generally used in rectangular cubicles.

SIDE PANEL ?

Side Panel
A Side Panel is a screen that attaches to a shower door at 90° to prevent leakage wherever a side wall isn't present.

SHOWER TRAY ?

Shower Tray
A Shower Tray is the standing area at the base of the shower cubicle, featuring a waste to release excess water.

SHOWER SCREEN ?

Shower Screen
A Shower Screen is positioned on the perimeter of a bath in order to prevent shower water escaping.

RECTANGULAR SHOWER CUBICLE ?

Rectangular Shower Cubicle
A Rectangular Shower Cubicle is an enclosure that fits a rectangular area in the bathroom, generally comprising a door and a minimum of 1 side panel.

QUADRANT SHOWER CUBICLE ?

Quadrant Shower Cubicle
A Quadrant Shower Cubicle is quarter circular in shape and designed to fit in to a corner space.

PIVOT SHOWER DOOR ?

Pivot Shower Door
A Pivot Shower Door revolves on pins that are positioned at the top and bottom of the frame, providing a wider entrance.

PENTAGON SHOWER CUBICLE ?

A Pentagon Shower Cubicle is triangular in shape with 5 individual glass surfaces and designed specifically to fit inside a corner area.

NEO-ANGLE SHOWER CUBICLE ?

Neo-Angle Shower Cubicle
A Neo-Angle Shower Cubicle is constructed from a central door with adjoining panels fitted at angles on both sides.

HINGED SHOWER DOOR ?

Hinged Shower Door A Hinged Shower Door swings open by utilising metallic side hinges.

FLOOR-STANDING SHOWER TRAY ?

Floor-Standing Shower Tray
A Floor-Standing Shower Tray sits directly on the bathroom floor, but needs space below for plumbing and drainage.

CORNER-ENTRY SHOWER CUBICLE ?

Corner-Entry Shower Cubicle
A Corner-Entry Shower Cubicle features 2 sliding doors that open from a corner point.

BI-FOLD SHOWER DOOR ?

Bi-Fold Shower Door
A Bi-Fold Shower Door operates by bending in the centre. Whilst one end remains in a fixed position, the other runs along a track allowing access.

REVERSIBLE ?

Reversible Reversible describes a shower door or panel that is suitable for use when rotated or turned upside down.

ADJUSTMENT MEAN ?

Adjustment mean
Adjustment describes the capability of a shower cubicle to fractionally increase or decrease in size to fit a given space.

SHOWER

ANTI-VANDAL ?

Anti-vandal
A surface that is resistant to scratches and staining.

BAR ?

Bar Shower
a measuring unit used to check water pressure whereby 1 Bar equals the pressure of a 10 meter high column of water.

DIGITAL SHOWER ?

Digital Shower
is an electronically controlled unit that offers thermostatic control over water temperature which includes mixing and programming pre-sets for safety.

MANUAL SHOWER MIXER ?

Manual Shower Mixer
the control is in the hands of the user to mix hot water and cold water according to their preference.

DIVERTER ?

Diverter
device within a shower system that helps channelised or direct the flow to desired outlets.

CHECK VALVE ?

Check Valve
a valve that restricts the flow of water in the reverse unwanted direction.

CROSS FLOW ?

Cross flow
is a scenario where water starts to flow from one side of the mixing valve to another that could lead to water contamination.

DAMPER ?

Damper
a valve used to facilitate the opening and shutting of an air flow

DIVERTER VALVE ?

Diverter Valve
lets you divert the water flow to different outlets and allows you to control those one at a time.

ESCUTCHEON ?

Escutcheon
A metal covering commonly seen around key holes, light switches is also used in bathrooms for shower valves , faucets and showerheads.

ECO-FRIENDLY ?

Eco-friendly
same an environment friendly which means having a low level impact on the use of natural resources.

FLOW RATE ?

Flow rate
amount of water delivered by an in unit measurement (usually in liters) per minute

FLOAT OPERATED VALVE ?

Float operated valve
an integral part of the shower valve used in asserting control over the water flow into a cistern/tank

HANDSET ?

Handset Shower
allows us the freedom to hold the showerhead in our hand which is connected to a hose for flexibility of movement.

KW ?

Kilo Watt
stands for Kilo Watt which equals one thousand watts.

NON-RETURN VALVE ?

Non return valve
this device arrests the possibility of back flow which leads to water contamination.

PHASED SHUT DOWN ?

Phased Shut down
unlike instant shut down the phased type waits for the hot water to be completely removed from the shower system and continues to run cold water for a few moments even after you have switched the electric shower off, to ensure non-accumulation of lime-scale deposits.

POWER SHOWER ?

Power Shower
A Power Shower is fitted with a built-in water pump which increases the pressure of the water flowing into shower, beneficial for gravity fed water systems that are unable to generate enough pressure.

RISER RAIL ?

Riser Rail
This rail supports the showerhead and shower hoses and is fitted with a slider that is instrumental in bringing flexibility for height adjustments.

SEQUENTIAL CONTROL ?

Sequential control
is a control knob that has the rise in temperature triggers arranged in a progressive sequence where as you turn the knob higher the water temperature gets hotter.

SHOWER HEAD ?

Shower head
spray patterns of water and their mechanism are embedded in the shower head.

SHOWER PANEL TOWERS ?

Shower Panel Towers
A wall-mounted shower unit embedded with multiple or few jets and are also available with thermostat controls.

SLIDE RAIL ?

Slide Rail
is another term for riser rail.

STOP COCK ?

Stop Cock>
it is a valve used to regulate the flow of fluids and gases being carried in pipes.

TELESCOPIC SHOWER RODS ?

Telescopic shower rods
these are extendable in length. The unique screw action at the end of the buffer creates fixes the rod by suction mechanism into the wall which results in a simple and a hassle free installation.

THERMOSTATIC MIXER SHOWERS ?

Thermostatic Mixer Showers
these showers mix hot and cold water and the temperature is monitored and maintained by thermostat settings ensuring safety against scalding.

TMV ?

Thermostatic Mixing Valves
stands for Thermostatic Mixing Valves, these apart from blending hot and cold water shut the appliance at 43 degree Celsius as a preventive measure against scalding. A certification known as TMV2—for domestic environments.

TMV3 ?

TMV3
for high risk areas such as hospitals is awarded by Buildcert to those brands who manufacture their valves to safety standards recommended by Buildcert.

VALVE ?

Valve
is an internal component of any tap that controls its flow mechanism.

ISOLATING VALVE ?

Isolating valve
is a device that stops the water flow toward an outlet or in a particular room while keeping other water outlets in use.

BOILER

COMBINATION BOILER ?

Combination Boiler plays a pivotal role in central heating and providing hot water for domestic use eliminating the need for a water cistern to store hot as well a separate feed tank for cold water by providing instant heating.

BOILER ?

Boiler
heats water for the central heating system as well as domestic use in the kitchen and bathroom.

FLUE ?

Flue
is a pipe or a duct that facilitates the gases from a fire place and furnaces to travel outwards through its exhaust system.

BATH

ACRYLIC BATH ?

Acrylic Bath
A bathtub made from acrylic sheet which is subsequently insulated with Glass Reinforced Polyester for added toughness.

BATH FEET ?

Bath feet
these offer support to standalone bathtubs made of acrylic and cast iron; the feet are also made from either brass or cast iron in most cases.

ADJUSTABLE FEET ?

Adjustable feet
Used for leveling, especially in case of bathtubs and when they are installed this accessory is imperative.

ANTI-MICROBIAL FINISH ?

Anti-microbial finish
A layer of material applied to the surface of a ceramic-ware or glass panels to restrict or prevent the growth and breeding of germs, bacteria and other microorganisms.

CORNER BATH ?

Corner Bath

A Corner Bath is Specially designed bath that fit in a corner that features a bowed front and two identical sides.

CAST IRON BATH ?

Cast Iron bath
the structure is essentially made of iron and covered with porcelain.

OFFSET CORNER BATH ?

Offset corner bath
This design is intended for corner installation with one side longer than the other, this unevenness gives it the offset character.

CAST ACRYLIC ?

Cast Acrylic
often used in making baths and shower bases/trays is preferred for its durability and light weight.

BASEBOARD ?

Baseboard
a wooden plank affixed to the bottom-surface of an acrylic bath in order to bolster it with this reinforcement.

ENAMEL ?

Enamel
a coat of glass-like material applied to steel and cast iron baths to protect from staining and scratches and add durability.

END PANELS ?

End Panels
used to cover the sides of a bath tub and in kitchen furniture cases to complete a cabinet.

GRP ?

Glass Reinforced Polyester
Glass Reinforced Polyester are sheets made of fiber glass affixed underneath acrylic baths to add additional endurance capacity and sturdiness.

GLAZE ?

Glaze
a thin glass-like water-resistant coating made of an amalgam containing vitreous substance to protect ceramic ware from scratches and staining.

HYDROTHERAPY ?

Hydrotherapy
the practice of treating body ailments by water

LEG SET ?

Leg set
the frame of an acrylic bath is laid to rest on these which are made from steel with adjustable feet.

PANEL ?

Panel
flat surfaced fixture used both for aesthetic and functional reasons as front end panels with baths and other units of a bathroom suite.

ROLL TOP ?

Roll Top
a roll top bath is the traditional bathtub design of a freestanding cast iron bath.

SHOWER BATH ?

Shower bath
A Shower Bath is designed to provide extra space when one chooses to have a shower inside it. It is also accompanied by a Bath Screen.

TAP HOLES ?

Tap holes
these are holes drilled to fit taps , the number of holes depend on the set configuration which may call from a single hole to even three tap-hole requirements.

VARIABLE DIRECTIONAL EYEBALL ?

Variable directional eyeball
Found in whirlpool baths, these fittings are used to direct the flow of water and consist of spherical exteriors so they can be turned to different angles within a spherical seat in which they are held by a retainer ring.

WHIRLPOOL BATH ?

Whirlpool bath
is a bathtub with jets sprays planted at its base and sides to swirl the water and simulate a massaging effect with swift changes in water pressure all of which can be programmed and controlled by the user.

EN 198:2008 ?

European Standard
European Standard for using cross-linked cast acrylic sheet appropriate for domestic use, the standard further checks for surface defects such a cracks or colour inconsistency and waste outlet hole provision apart from the material requirement.

FURNITURE

FASCIA PANEL ?

Fascia Panel
a flat panel used to make bathroom cabinets or WC furniture.

FREESTANDING ?

Freestanding
a freestanding unit can be placed anywhere in the bathroom as it need not be wall or deck mounted.

KNOB ?

Knob
a gripping device attached to doors and many bathroom appliances used to access control.

KNOTTING GLUE ?

Knotting glue
a varnish made from shellac applied on wood to impart luster and a protective layer.

LAMINATE WORKTOP ?

Laminate worktop
a work top for the kitchen made from an amalgam of wooden layers bound by plastic and other material.

LIPPING ?

Lipping
a strip of wooden frame applied to the sides and edges of a wooden board.

MEDICINE CABINET ?

Medicine Cabinet
is a storage cabinet for toiletries

MODULAR BATHROOM FURNITURE. ?

Modular Bathroom Furniture
an entire suite is designed with a modular approach whereby the units are individual components suited for easy arrangement with the added flexibility to interchange their positions to serve functional goals.

OVERLAY ?

Overlay
a panel fairly ornate is affixed on the cabinets.

OPEN SHELF UNIT ?

Open Shelf Unit
these units are meant for storage purposes made without doors.

PRE-CUT ?

Pre-cut
means a vanity countertop pre-fabricated to contain a drop-in-sink.

RIGID FURNITURE ?

Rigid furniture
is pre-fabricated , no need for assembling, ready to install.

TALL BOY ?

Tall boy
the term is intended for taps and furniture alike that has a tall body or structure.

VANITY TOP ?

Vanity top
is a unit that combines a wash basin with a work top, either a built-in storage cabinet or a pedestal is usually forming the base of the unit.

VANITY CONSOLE ?

Vanity console
is a cabinet that forms the base of the vanity unit which offers storage area.

VENEER ?

Veneer
is a thin wooden sheet that is applied to furniture items as a protective layer and embellishment.

JOIST ?

Joist
a beam made of wood or metal instrumental in providing structural support.

PLUMBING

AIRLOCK ?

Airlock
an air bubble trapped inside a pipe leading to blockage generally attributed to bad plumbing or a layout which causes air trapping.

COPPER TAIL PIPES ?

Copper tail pipes
these pipes help stabilize the water flow.

GRAVITY FED ?

Gravity fed
refers to water systems that do not have high pressure connections and usually have water stored in a tank which is stored at a height and works on the gravity pull principle.

BACK-SIPHONAGE ?

Back-siphonage
it’s a case of water backflow as a result of siphonage from an apparatus into the pipe that feeds it.

DOUBLE CHECK VALVE ?

Double check valve
two valves are consecutively placed to arrest or stop reverse siphonage.

KNURLED ?

Knurled
grooves found on nuts that are attached to shower hoses and knobs which help with gripping.

MEMBRANE ?

Membrane
is used as one of the components in waterproofing a wet area; it is an integral unit of a tanking kit.

OVERFLOW DRAIN/WASTE ?

Overflow Waste
Pre-drilled hole in a basin to hasten the draining process especially when the basin in heavily filled and an overflow needs to be avoided.

PLINTH ?

Plinth
it can be made to appear as a column which functions like a pedestal, it can also take the form of a base block that is able to conceal plumbing work.

POP-UP WASTE ?

Pop-up waste
is a drain-plug which is highly effective in preventing drain clogging.

PTFE ?

Poly Tetra Fluoro Ethylene
a tape used to secure threaded plumbing (Poly Tetra Fluoro Ethylene)

REDUCER ?

Reducer
a useful accessory used in joining pipes of different sizes.

P-TRAP ?

P-trap
is that section of the draining pipe where the sewer gases are trapped and not allowed to return to surface.

TOILET / BIDET

DUAL FLUSH ?

Dual Flush
seen as a key feature in eco-friendly toilets , dual flush has two settings whereby a person can conserve water by choosing the option which uses lesser amounts of water to flush.

ONE PIECE TOILET/WC ?

One piece toilet
The entire structure is built from a uniform material such as porcelain hence the name one piece.

BIDET ?

Bidet
A Bidet is meant for cleansing the perennial and genital areas.

CLOSE-COUPLED ?

Close Coupled
With Close Coupled Toilet a cistern or a tank is attached to the WC pan and they both are treated as one unit, the tank comes with a cover.

CISTERN ?

Cistern
a water tank connected to and used for the purpose of flushing the toilet. There are larger cisterns which are used for other domestic purposes.

CONCEALED TRAP-WAY ?

Concealed trap way
the channel used for flushing purposes in toilets and in urinals, modern designs incorporate the use of concealed arrangements which are efficient and have better aesthetic appeal.

FRONT ACCESS CISTERN ?

Front access cistern
these are toilet cisterns which can be opened from the front in order to check their mechanism.

FLUSHING DEVICE ?

Flushing device
helps the flushing mechanism to execute its function integral to a WC cistern tank.

GPF ?

Gallons Per Flush
Gallons Per Flush is indicative of the amount of water consumed in a single flush as a measure to check efficiency on water consumption.

HORIZONTAL OUTLET ?

Horizontal Outlet
is a WC outlet with a straight horizontal design.

OVERFLOW TUBE ?

Overflow tube
it saves the water cistern attached to the WC from overflowing in the event of a malfunction.

PUSH BUTTON FLUSH VALVE ?

Push Button Flush Valve
water from the cistern tank is flushed into the WC pan at the mere push of a button.

RIM ?

Rim
used to describe the flow arrangement devised to flush the WC pans—where either the water is guided through or under the rim depending on the type of rim used.

RIMLESS ?

Rimless
this is a type of WC pan in which the water does not travel the rim but is sprayed with jets created within the WC pan.

ROUND FRONT BOWL ?

Round Front Bowl
is a toilet bowl which is shorter in length than the elongated bowl considered better for smaller bathrooms, with prescribed dimensions of 14 inches in width and 16 and a half inches in length.

SYPHON ?

Syphon
is a mechanism which helps water from a higher altitude to be brought down to a lower one. This principle is applied in cistern tanks to flush WC pans and even gravity fed water systems.

WALL HUNG WC ?

Wall Hung WC
With Wall Hung WC, the cistern is not visible as it is concealed, and the pan is wall mounted.

WATER CLOSET ?

Water Closet
is a term which comprehensively covers a toilet bowl and a water tank attached to it encompassing even the area associated with it.