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Replacing lever operated WC syphon with push-button

Postby nickclooney » Tue Dec 30, 2008 3:53 pm


I was thinking of trying to replace a lever operated syphon with a push button syphon. Aged user is finding the lever difficult to operate.

Is it possible to do this using the hole for the lever to fit the button? I don't know if the holes would be the same size - are they standard sizes?
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Postby Steve the gas » Wed Dec 31, 2008 8:52 am

Hi Nick,

Not that I know of!

You need to replace at least the cistern with one with a single hole on top of the lid.

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Postby nitro23456 » Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:35 am

Its also worth noting that the push buttons arent always easier to use for some people. For example my four year old struggles with a push button but can operate a lever style unit fine.
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Postby stoneyboy » Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:55 am

Here is the product you are looking for if you Google and search their site for multiflush.
I've fitted these and they work well, dual flush, plunger operation, fit in existing lever hole.
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Postby nickclooney » Sat Jan 03, 2009 12:46 pm

Thanks all

I had been looking at the multikwik syphon - I'll give it a go.

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