Aside from other important bathroom maintenance tasks, like sink and bathtub refinishing, one of the most imperative aspects of keeping a happy home is a comfortable toilet – according to a recent survey conducted by Delta Faucet. The survey’s results revealed that almost half of the participants do a great deal of multi-tasking with smartphones and devices while sitting atop the throne. Could this mean an evolution of the bathroom is soon to come? If the transformation of the powder room from a utilitarian space into a high-tech hub for multi-tasking millennials is on the rise, what could this mean for your own Nashville bathroom? Let us know what you think. From a Delta Faucet Press Release on 9/30/13: ”INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Americans are spending more time checking emails, posting updates or surfing the Web – all while on their home toilet – according to a recent survey commissioned by Delta Faucet1. With nearly half of respondents admitting to dedicating at least five minutes at a time to their bathroom business and ninety percent to multitasking while they ‘go’, it’s fortunate that today’s newer toilets are designed to offer a more comfortable experience for bottoms and a homeowner’s bottom line. According to expert craftsman Chip Wade, host of HGTV’s hit show ‘Elbow Room,’ installing a new toilet is one of the simplest updates a homeowner can do on their own to ensure the bathroom is a comfort-driven retreat. ‘In most homes, the bathroom serves as one of the most frequently visited rooms, so functionality is just as important as design when considering new fixtures like a toilet,’ said Wade. ‘Delta® toilets are offered in both round and elongated shapes and come in chair height dimensions for a comfortable fit. In addition, they are WaterSense® labeled, meaning they meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s water conserving standards, while still delivering maximum flush performance.’ According to the survey, other reasons to consider installing a more comfort-friendly toilet include:Master Multi-taskers. Nearly half of respondents admitted to setting aside five minutes or more to catch up on reading, answering emails or playing their favorite video game while sitting on their toilets.Posting on the Go. Furthermore, nearly one third of Americans say they update or check their social status while using the pot.Sticking to Stereotypes. Men admit to spending more time on the toilet; of survey respondents who reported they spent – on average – more than 10 minutes “going” while at home, 75 percent were male.Age Matters. People ages 25-34 are nearly twice as likely to spend upwards of 10 minutes on the throne compared to respondents 45 and older.” Click Here to view full release.