Hot water to toilet
Hi, I had this idea that I could purposely run the hot water to the toilets in the home to help heat the small bathrooms which by design have no supplemental heat source except a ceiling heat lamp on a timer. The homes are 900 sq.ft single heat source via direct vent gas wall heater (Rinai). My question is why not use a bit of hot water to heat up the toilet and create some extra heat for the bathroom and make a nice warm seat. I know thattypically after flushing the toilet is kwhen the person leaves the room vs before they use it so that in itself may be a reason this is a stupid idea but just thought id throw it out there for comments. Look forward to responses ? Murray
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If you've ever had to use a toilet filled with hot steamy water, you might not think this is such a good idea. It is uncomfortable, and tends to volatilize anything stinky. It's awful.
This is an inefficient way to deliver space heat. There is no easy way to regulate the heat (which, many days of the year, is undesirable). I think this is a bad idea.
Yes, its is a bad idea I agree especially on the non-regulated issue. just thought id throw it out there. Thanks for the feedback. Ill stick with the heat lamps and lkeave the toilet be. M