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I am looking for feedback about the Fluidmaster 400LS, we would like to use in multifamily housing.... jm

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You will be fine to use the fluidmaster. 400ls. all toilets should use them. hope this helps. duane.

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It is a good cheap replacement for standard toilets.
You can expect 3 to 6 years life from them depending on how dirty the water is. Many have been known to go longer than that.

It is ideal for rental units because of it's ease of operation, replacement and low cost.

If you are paying the water bill, or are concerned about saving water, it is a good idea to install the "leak sentry" device, as it will prevent the tank from repeatedly refilling if the flapper starts to leak.

Sure, you can spend $30 on an all brass fill valve system and expect 10 to 15 years out of it. But if the tenants abuse it, you still have lost a $30 valve.

If they abuse a fluidmaster, big deal, spend another 6 to 8 bucks and 15 minutes of time and it is back up and running again.

The one item you do not want to buy cheap is the flapper. Cheap flappers are known to leak right out of the package, they break easily, and are problem prone. Go ahead and buy the best flapper available for the toilet. Even then, you are looking at only 5 or 6 bucks.

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