One-Piece Upright. Beleaguered users of the raised-seat toilet, rejoice! The Champion's sloping, seamless deck provides positive drainage and eliminates the uncleanable crevice between tank and bowl. Thanks to a 3.5-inch-diameter valve and a "flapperless" Flush Tower mechanism, the contents of the 1.6-gallon tank surge through the trap in less than one second. Water enters the bowl cyclonically through rim jets, enhancing cleansing. The toilet costs $495 in white, $569 in bone and linen. American Standard, 732/980-3000, www.americanstandard.com

Dual Water Saver. At first flush, it's hard to believe that a mere dollop of water could be so effective. Nonetheless, the Rockton delivers the goods with a two-way selectable flush button. Liquid waste is escorted out with a light .8-gallon flush, while solid waste is vanquished with a 1.6-gallon slug of water. The toilet's features — a narrow...

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