Top 10 Best Toilets of 2019 (Reviews and Buying Guide)

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Best Toilets I guess it is safe to say that;

The  A toilet is like a SANCTUARY for most people and that everyone appreciates when a toilet is fresh, clean and comfortable!

Thanks to new technology, now we have amazing toilets in all shapes and sizes available on the market today.

The only CHALLENGE that comes with having a variety of great models available is that one can be overwhelmed  when it comes to choosing ‘THE PERFECT’ toilet for your home.

That is why we decided  to make this process a lot easy  for you by  creating this handy list of the top 10 best toilets on the market, a quick comparison table and a detailed guide at the very bottom to help you make a better choice.

BEST TOILET REVIEWS 2019

1.  GERM-FREE-TOTO ULTRA MAX

This by far is one of the best one-piece toilets on the market right now which was clearly built for the comfort of the consumer and centered on the hygienic and germ-free toilet.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

If you want to splurge and you want a toilet that is built to fit in a small or a big bathroom and has a powerful flush system and also saves you on water and it does not allow for the accumulation of germs and bacteria making cleaning a breeze. Then the TOTO Ultra-Max is what you have been looking for.

REVIEW

This features a sleek one-piece design that is able to fit in small and big bathroom areas. You get chrome –coated lever on the left side of the tank and a choice of 4 arrays of colours; colonial white, cotton white, bone and Sedona beige.

The toilet is sturdy and durable with no holes on the ream gives this toilet a seamless rim design.

This comes with 2 powerful nozzles that create the double cyclone flushing mechanism that creates a centrifugal force that thoroughly cleans the bowl and the rim every time you flush.

With a full glazed computer engineered trap way that prevents clogging and takes waste away.

The other good thing is that this is a water efficient toilet with a WaterSense certification since it uses 1.28 gallons of water per flush.

The best part when it comes to the Toto Ultra Max is that the seat and the bowl are coated with the SanaGloss glazing which gives the seat a mirror-like shine.

The benefit of this gloss is that it prevents the accumulation of the odour causing germs and bacteria around the toilet which makes the toilet not only hygienic but also easy to clean.

The other plus to this toilet is unlike other toilets on the market there is a seat included.

The seat and the lid also have a built-in Soft close hinge system which will lower the seat gently and quietly automatically.

FEATURES 

Style; One-piece

Shape; Elongated

Water consumption; 1.28 GMP

Dimensions; 28 x 19.5 x 28.5 inches

Pros
  • One-piece
  • Easy to clean
  • SoftClose toilet seat included and shut slowly
  • Saves on water
  • Dual nozzle for a double-cyclone flush
  • Sana glaze prevents the accumulation of germs
  • Velvety seat
Cons
  • 1. On the expensive side

FINAL VERDICT 

The TOTO Ultra Max is one of the best toilets on the market right now because this toilet not only saves on water, it gives you a double-flush system and a Sanaglazed system that prevents the accumulation of germs, bacteria and mould making easy to clean.

2. BEST FLUSH ON A BUDGET-TOTO DRAKE II

Let us now take a look at a medium priced 2-piece toilet of one of the Drake models and is popular with most households for its affordability and simplicity.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

This is the toilet is for you if you are not looking for anything fancy but a minimalistic designed toilet that can offer you comfort with a powerful effective flush system without breaking the bank.

REVIEW           

With the Drake II, you get an overall sleek design with an elongated bowl shape that offers maximum support to your hips and thighs with a chrome-plated lever to make flushing easy.

This simply designed toilet is not extravagant but excels at enhancing the quality of your experience in a toilet with the G-max flushing system.

This comes with a double-cyclone flushing system that’s relatively silent, so now you don’t need to worry about waking anyone up in the middle of the night when you go to the toilet.

While most toilets on the market have 2-inch flush valves, the Drake II has a 3-inch flush valve making it even more powerful.

The other best part about this toilet is that you get to have a Sana Gloss grazing finish which makes it a breeze to clean. (This is an ion barrier grazing that cleans your toilet every time you flush).

Due to its consumption of 1.28 gallons of water per flush, the Toto Drake II is a certified high-efficiency toilet (HET) with a flush rate power of 800 grams.

This is good because it saves on 20% of water and it also fits the ADA standard of 17-19”standing and sitting and can support people of all ages.

FEATURES

Style; Two-piece

Shape; Elongated

Water consumption; 1.6 GMP

Dimensions; 28.3x 16.6x 28.8 inches

Pros
  • Sleek minimalistic design
  • Great price
  • The double Cyclone flushing system
  • Quick refills
  • No clogging
  • Easy to clean
  • High water efficiency
  • Large flush valve
  • 1-year warranty
Cons
  • Seat not included

FINAL VERDICT 

Overall, the  TOTO DRAKE II is the best option if you are currently on a budget and you want a toilet that gives you comfort, a powerful flush system,save on water, easy to clean and will last you a long time.

3. BEST FOR SMALL SPACES AND CORNERS-AMERICAN STANDARD CADET 3

This is a 2 piece toilet that can fit in narrow spaces and still provide you with efficiency.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

 If you have a narrow or a small bathroom area and you are looking for a toilet that is efficient and at the same time can fit into a cornered area, then you need the American standard cadet 3 triangular toilets.

REVIEW

The bowl of this toilet is built with of vitreous china which makes this toilet quality and durable.

 On the surface,it is glazed with silver-ion additives known as that EverClean finish that prevents the deposit of germs, bacteria and mould and makes the toilet easy to clean.

The toilet features a space-saving due to its triangular shaped design and it can fit perfectly into a corner.

As the name suggests it comes with a cadet 3 high-performance pressure flushing system with 1.6 gallons per flush that greatly saves on water.

Due to a fully-glazed large trapway, it provides maximum flushing efficiency and prevents clogging and allows 1000 grams of solid waste to pass through.

This toilet also uses a  push button for flushing making it ADA compliant for use in public placesand then a syphon action jets the water in the bowl and 3 –inch flush valvewhich increases the flush power to ensure a complete flush every time.

 This has a height of 16.5 inches it provides knee support which makes it ADA compliant height this toilet is comfortable for people of all ages.

It also comes with a seat that has a slow close which prevents the realm from being damages and features a chemical resistant flap.

The installation of this particular toilet is made easy with a speed connect tank-to-bowl coupling system. The good thing is that it is a 2-piece toilet and thus easier to get the maintenance parts.

FEATURES

Style; Two-piece

Shape; Round

Water consumption; 1.6 GMP

Dimensions; 32x 19.5 x 31.5 inches

Pros
  • Simple design
  • Saves on water
  • Push button
  • Easy to install
Cons
  •  Needs to be cleaned with gentle toilet cleaner to avoid damaging the EverClean

FINAL VERDICT 

Overall the American standard cadet is a great toilet for those who have a limited space area in the bathroom to install and toilet. You get a sturdy quality toilet with a powerful flushing system and an EverClean coating that prevents germ accumulation and makes it easy to clean.

4. ECO-FRIENDLY-SANIFLO SANICOMPACT 48

 Let us now review a unique toilet that is different from the standard because it does not come with gravity -tank and is self- contained with a macerating system and a pump to remove solid waste other than flushing directly to the drainage system.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

If you limited in space area or you have a half-bathroom setup then the SANIFLO SaniCOMPACT is a toilet that you might want to consider since it does not have a tank. It is also ideal for persons with a disability since it can practically be installed anywhere.

REVIEW

This toilet comes in a pristine white finish from top to bottom and is made of vitreous china with the hinges of the seats made of chrome, along with the toilet seat and also the push button is made of chrome.

This toilet is majorly designed to be ECO-FRIENDLY since it is very efficient yet it uses 1 gallon of water to clean the toilet without clogging.

The other good part is that it was built to fit in smaller spaces, half-bathrooms and tiny houses. In short, you are free to add this toilet where you pumping allow you.

It does not require a gravity flow tank as the flushing action because it uses a macerating pump cycle that is automatic when you push the button.

The purpose of a macerating pump is that turn’s large solid waste into smaller particles so that it is easier to flush out.

A quick look at how it actually works;

  • When you press the button, it activates a timer and a solenoid valve in order to fill and wash the sides of the bowl.
  • The motor then stars and the solid wastes are sucked inside when it is macerated and pumped away.
  • Then the Motor stops after approximately 10-15 seconds and the timer programs the refill of the bowl with fresh water.

The other great thing about this toilet it can handle waste from the toilet and the connected sink and does not need to be vented or connected to a vent.

This toilet is effective in cleaning and if you live in areas with hard water it is advisable to use a decalcifier once a year.

The installation process is simple and there are various tutorials that show you how to install. which majorly involves connecting the water supply small diameter macerating pump to the small diameter discharge pipe.

Beware that you will require an electrical outlet nearby to provide power to the pump and macerator.

FEATURES

Style; One-piece

Shape; Elongated

Water consumption; 1.6 GMP

Dimensions; 18.2 x 14.5 x 15.8 inches

Pros
  • It is compact in size
  • Saves greatly on water
  • Can be used where the standard toilet is not practical
  • Does not require venting
Cons
  • Complex process to install

FINAL VERDICT 

The  SANIFLO SaniCOMPACT is a toilet that is practical where most standard toilets are not formed saving on space and water and are also convenient for people who live a distance from the main waste pipeline.

5. Good Flushing Toilet on a Budget-KOHLER MEMOIRS 

This is a compact traditional style toilet from the Kohler Company that is well known for its quality faucets and bathroom products.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

This is a great toilet to consider if you a currently on a budget and you are looking for a good flushing toilet with a traditional look and comes in various colours and other great features.

REVIEW

This is a two-piece toilet with an elongated bowl made of vitreous enamel material with an insulated edge of the cistern and a cornice round edge and a chrome trip lever.

 This toilet comes with a round bowl which makes it ideal for small bathrooms with limited spacing and with a range of colours to choose from it will fit perfectly in any bathroom.

The Kohler memoir features an elongated bowl and 18 inches height which makes for a comfortable experience for most adults and it is ADA compliant.

This toilet is EPA WaterSense certified because it uses 1.28 gallons per flush and if you compare that with older versions of toilets which use about 3.5 gallons of water. The Memoirs saves close to 8000 gallons of water annually that is 20%.

The secret to this traditional style toilet is the AQUAPISTON flushing technology with a large 3.25-inch canister flush that gives more water to the bowl ensures a powerful flush every time.

It comes with an incorporated CLASS FIVE technology meaning it has a less chance of plugging up or springing leak.

The installation process is straightforward if you follow all the installation instruction carefully.

There are 3 pre-installed tank bolts and if it seems complicated you can ask the assistance of your local plumber.

FEATURES  

 Style; two-piece

Shape; Elongated

Water consumption; 1.28 GMP

Dimensions; 30.4 x 18.9 x 31.1 inches

Pros
  • Low water usage
  • ADA compliant
  • Insulated with cistern
  • Class five flushing system
  • Elongated bowl
Cons
  • The height of this toilet might not suit everyone
  • No seat included

FINAL VERDICT 

All in all, with the Kohler K-3817 Memoirs you get a toilet with an efficient Aqua Piston flushing system with a traditional look at an affordable price.

6.  Compact Choice-KOHLER SANTA ROSA

The Kohler is a Company is that peoples trust when it comes to providing quality products let us review one its toilet products.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

The Kohler Santa Rosa is the toilet for you if you are looking for a compact one-piece toilet with an elongated bowl that is easy to clean and comes at an affordable price.

REVIEW

This is a toilet with a sleek white finish and an elongated bowl with a tank blended together.

You get a toilet that is compact with a sleek elegant design and trip lever on the side which is chrome coated.

We can comfortably say that this toilet is eco-friendly due to the fact that it has a powerful flush system and yet manages to use only 1.28 gallons of water.

This makes it EFA WaterSense compliant since it is standard to use 1.6 gallons of water per flush and thus saving you on water annually.

With this toilet, you get a fully glazed trapway that ensures that the solid waste does not stick and drains out in one single flush.

With an integrated class five flushing system that is powerful enough to ensure that all the solid waste is drained off and there is no clogging.

The Kohler Santa Rosa one piece has smooth curves which give this toilet an advantage because it makes it easy to clean since it eliminates the crevices where dirt would normally accumulate.

This gives you a piece of mind because you know that your toilet will always be looking fresh and clean even to your guests.

The other good fact is an elongated bowl is more comfortable to use for both women and men because it is not easy to make a mess and it also comes with a Brevia toilet seat.

You also get a comfortable height in a toilet which is relaxing to the knees and good for persons with disabilities.

The installation process can be a DIY because this is a one piece and you need to follow all the instructions provided to the tea.

The thing to note here is that you will require a standard 12-inch rough-in, a new wax seal, bolts and nuts.

The other thing is to ensure that the tank is able to fill properly to ensure that powerful gravity flush system. This means the floor underneath needs to be levelled.

FEATURES

Style; One-piece

Shape; Elongated

Water consumption; 1.28 GMP

Dimensions; 31 x 20.8 x 29 inches

Pros
  • This is a single piece
  • EPA WaterSense certified
  • ADA compliant
  • AquaPiston flush system
  • Fully glazed trapway
  • 1-year warranty
Cons
  • It is noisy
  • Does not come with a waxing seal

FINAL VERDICT 

Overall the Kohler Santa Rosa is a durable toilet that is built with quality in a compact one-piece sleek design that can fit any small bathroom, easy to install and clean. Plus it comes with a powerful flush system at an affordable price point.

7. A Toilet that Handles Large Amounts of Solid Waste-AMERICAN STANDARD CHAMPION 4

This is a great product from the American standard company with an elongated bowl design.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

If you are someone who your main focus is the hygiene of your toilet and you are on the hunt for one that is easy to clean, quiet and has a powerful flushing system that is able to handle a large amount of solid waste while at the same time eliminate the accumulation of bacteria and mould over time. Then the American standard champion 4 is the toilet for you.

REVIEW

The American standard champion is a one-piece toilet made of vitreous china and with a glossy finish which comes in an array of 3 colours, white, golden and bone.

These features add to its durability and ensure that it can fit into any bathroom design perfectly depending on your personal taste.

This toilet comes with an EverClean surface which is an added feature that makes the toilet easy to clean and ensure that there is no accumulation of the odour-causing germs, bacteria mould ensuring the toilet is hygienic.

The fact that it is also a one-piece it eliminates the crevices that tend to accumulate dirt over time and so you can now be sure of your toilet is clean.

The design of an elongated bowl allows for a comfortable experience with support to the knees and thighs and is good for use with both women and men without making a mess.

With a height that is ADA compliant and offers comfort to people of all ages even the elderly.

This toilet comes with a powerful flushing system which is efficient because of the 4-inch piston accelerator combined with a wide open 2 3/8 inch fully glazed trapway.

The pressure of this flushing system is able to drain a large amount of waste without clogging.

It uses 1.6 gallons of water per flush and thus saves on water compared to older toilets that use close to 3.5 gallons of water per flush, this clearly saves you water annually.

The other best part is that this is also quite flushing so you don’t have to worry about waking people at night when you wake up to go to the toilet.

Since it is a one-piece toilet it is a bit on the heavy side you if you are planning for DIY you may need the assistance of someone or your local plumber.

The installation plus is very easy.

FEATURES

 Style; One-piece

Shape; Elongated

Water consumption; 1.6 GMP

Dimensions; 29.8 x 17.8 x 29.5 inches

Pros
  • Elongated bowl
  • Everclean surface
  • A perfect height
  • Quite flushing
  • Easy to clean
  • Easy to install
  • ADA compliant
  • 10-year warranty
Cons
  • One piece makes it Heavy and bit expensive
  • No seat included
  • It is not WaterSense certified

FINAL VERDICT 

Overall the American standard champion is a highly efficient toilet that offers you and your family comfort because you get an elongated bowl, good height, quite flushing, easy to clean the toilet with a powerful flush system and a large enough trap way to handle large amounts of waste without clogging.

8. Dual Flush and Budget Friendly-WOOD-BRIDGE T-0001

This particular toilet is from a company that was founded in 2005 and has since been producing quality and durable products in the kitchen and bathroom area.

This is a modern looking toilet and will definitely stand out in your kitchen.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

The wood-bridge T-0001 is the toilet for you if you have been eyeing the dual flush toilet and you want one that has a modern look to it and is also budget friendly.

REVIEW

This comes in a modern design with a soft bright white finish, a chrome push buttons at the top and the seats have stainless steel hinges.

The toilet has a skirted design to it with slender dimensions and this makes it ideal to fit in small spaces.

The skirted trapway has its benefits because it makes the toilet easier to clean due to the elimination of crevices and groves.

This is an ecologically friendly toilet because of the dual flush systems where you get to choose the amount of water to flush down the particular kind of a waste.

Unlike the standard toilets that use 1.28 gallons per flush, here you get the option of choosing between 1.6 gallons and 1.0 gallons per flush. This accumulates on overall and you get to save up to 16,500 gallons of water a year.

With the wood-bridge T-0001, you get a SOFTCLOSE toilet seat and the main purpose is to prevent the toilet form slamming down against the rim and this prevents damages in the long run.

You get a fully glazed trapway which creates a smooth surface and so the solid waste will not stick and move directly to the drain with a syphon waterway to avoid any leaks or clogs.

Thou the dual flushing system is powerful it is also quiet and so you don’t have to worry about waking anyone up when you go to the toilet at night.

The installation process is simple and does not require any specialized tools. It comes with the seats, bolts and the mounting hardware and the installation instruction manual.

FEATURES

Style; One-piece

Shape; Elongated

Water consumption; 1.6 GMP

Dimensions; 28.9 x 14.5 x 27.5 inches

Pros
  • Modern design
  • Skirted trapway that is easy to clean
  • Dual flush system
  • Soft close seat and lid
  • Elongated height
  • Durable
  • 5-year warranty.
Cons
  • The water may not be enough  to clean the waste away
  • You need to push and hold the buttons.

FINAL VERDICT 

Overall with the wood-bridge T-0001 you get a quiet dual flush system that saves you on water overtime and a modern toilet that is easy to clean which is also reasonably priced.

9. Ultimate Water Saver-NIAGARA 77001WHC01 STEALTH 0.8 GPF

Now let us look at clearly the lowest water consumption toilet on the market right now.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

The Niagara stealth 0.8 is the toilet for you if you are someone who is passionate about protecting the environment or you are just someone who wants to save on the water bills and yet you want a  toilet the is efficient at the same time.

REVIEW

This is just any other one-piece toilet which is made with vitreous china with an elongated bowl design and hardware parts made of chrome.

You get a toilet with a push button on the top and with the other great feature make it ADA compliant and it can be installed in public places.

The beauty of this particular toilet is that it a powerful flushing system that ensures that all the solid waste is drained while using 0.8 gallons of water per flush.

 This flushing efficiency is achieved through the ingenious way of adding air channels between the waste pipes and cistern.

The air pressure differential is created when you push the button to flush the toilet the waste pipe acts as a syphon that helps the waste go down.

The other good thing is that this powerful enough to flush out 600 grams of solid waste in just one flush.

With a proper height and an elongated bowl design, it is able to provide you comfort supporting your thighs and knees giving room for no messes and is ADA compliant.

With a large trapway, you will be sure that it can handle large amounts of waste.

So you will not only be celebrating when you have installed this toilet because of your lowered water bills, but you will also get a quite toilet and so don’t worry about making noise when you flush the toilet.

The installation process of this toilet is the same as other toilets as it also utilizes a 12 inch rough in. note that you will need to buy a new wax seal and bolts if you planning to go the DIY way because it does not come with them.

FEATURES

Style; two-piece

Shape; Elongated

Water consumption; 0.8 GMP

Dimensions; 28.9 x 18.8 x 31 inches

Pros
  • Ultra-high efficient toilet
  • Powerful flushing system
  • Quite flush
  • EPA WaterSense certified
  • Quickly refills
  • Push button mechanism
  • 10-year warranty
Cons
  • Does not come with bolts

FINAL VERDICT 

All in all, the Niagara stealth 0.8 GPF you get a toilet that is highly efficient and will save you greatly on water bills over time plus the fact that you get a quite push button toilet that is able to handle large amounts of solid waste with only one flush.

10. Automatic Functions-TOTO NEOREST DUAL 700H

Now let us look at one of the top models from the TOTO Company which is clearly a sophisticated toilet with great features that are automated.

Who Is This Product Designed For?

The Toto Neorest 700H is the toilet for you if you are looking for a beautiful contemporary toilet that comes with automatic features or you have someone with disabilities and requires assistance and a stress-free toilet that literally cleans itself.

REVIEW

This toilet comes in a compact design and is made of ceramic with a non-porous SanaGloss finish. This is a one-piece toilet that is designed to eliminate crevices where dirt tends to accumulate.

It comes with an automatic flush system which flushes automatically when you finish your business and step away.

This is clearly and hands-free toilet so you will say goodbye to all the germs on the old lever system and improve the health of your family and guest.

The other great feature that you to look forward with the TOTO nearest 700H is that comes with a heated seat.

You get to enjoy the seat of your toilet no matter the cold weather outside with the temperature control your hands you will be set.

This toilet comes also with features such as the oscillating and pulsating which ensure that the toilet bowl is always clean.

This saves greatly in having to scrub the toilet with all kinds of detergents to get to those hard to reach places.

It does not end there, you also get the ion-barrier surface that eliminates the accumulation of odour-causing germs and bacteria, now the toilet is always fresh and easy to maintain.

All I can say is that this toilet literally clean itself!

This toilet is also WaterSense approved due to the utilization of a low amount of water for flushing.

With a dual flushing system, you get to choose 1.0 gallons of water per flush or 0.8 gallons per flush which save greatly on water.

Note that when you plan to clean this toilet manually ensure that you turn off the electrical supply.

Due to the electrical connection during installation, this might not be a simple toilet to install on your own unless you are a professional plumber. We advise you ask for professional assistance for safety reasons.

FEATURES

Style; One-piece

Shape; Elongated

Water consumption; 1 GMP

Dimensions; 32 x 29.6 x 20.9 inches

Pros
  • This is a beautiful contemporary toilet
  • Automatic flushing
  • Remote control
  • SanaGloss surface
  • Heated seat
  • Softclose
  • Siphon jet flushing
  • 3-year warranty
Cons
  • It is on the expensive side
  • Take time to learn to use it.

FINAL VERDICT 

Overall, the TOTO NEOREST 700H is a compact toilet that comes infused with electrical technology to give you efficiency and flexibility plus at the same time saving on water. With a SanaGloss surface that eliminates germs and features that help in ensuring the toilet is hygienic and easy to maintain.

COMPARISON TABLE FOR BEST TOILETS

NAMESHAPESTYLEWATER CONSUMPTIONDIMENSIONS 
Toto Ultra Max II
  BEST OVERALL! 
Elongated One -Piece1.28 GPM28 x 19.5 x 28.5 Inches
Toto Drake IIElongatedTwo-Piece1.6 GPM28.3 x 16.6 x 28.8
Inches
American Standard Cadet 3RoundTwo-Piece1.6 GPM32 x 19.2 x 31.5
Inches
Saniflo SaniCompactElongatedOne-Piece1.6 GPM18.2 x 14.5 x 15.8
Inches
Kohler MemoirsElongatedTwo-Piece1.28 GPM30.4 x 18.9 x 31.5
Kohler Santa RosaElongatedOne-Piece1.28 GPM31 x 20.8 x 29
Inches
American Standard Champion 4ElongatedOne-Piece1.6 GPM29.8 x 17.8 x 29.5
Inches
WOOD-BRIDGE T-0001ElongatedOne-piece1.6 GPM28.5 x 14.5 x 27.5
Niagra Stealth ElongatedTwo-Piece0.8 GPM28.9 x 18.8 x 31
Inches
Toto Neorest Dual 700HOvalOne-Piece 1 GPM32.5 x 15.5 x 21.5

BUYING GUIDE FOR BEST TOILETS

best toiletsThese are the list of things that you need to consider when you want to buy;

1.COMFORT

A toilet is generally an investment that is going to be used in the household for very many years and considering the fact that we visit it every day.

When we talk about comfort it will mean different things to different people, to some it is the height of the toilet, other it is the shape and even the toilet staying warm during those winter months.

All in all, comfort will make you very happy with your final purchase.

2. ROUGH-IN MEASUREMENTS

This refers to the measurements that you take before you install a new toilet. This due to the fact that bathrooms differ in sizes and it is best to get the right fit for the toilet location.

In short the “rough-in” is the distance between the wall behind the toilet and the centre of the drainage pipe or where the bolts are mounted on the floor.

Another measurement to consider is the vent, this will ensure that the toxic gases from the sewage do not flow back, the thing to do here is to make the vent goes outside and is well-protected for the weather.

3.TOILET SEAT

Most toilets tend not to come with a seat include, this because seems to have variations and many options to choose from, like the colour, the shape, the materials.

There are seats that come with a Soft-close feature that allows them to close slowly and quietly. This is good because it avoids damage to the rim of the toilet in the long run.

There are some seats that come with a heater, air dryer, deodorizer and these tend to be the more premium ones.

The point is to choose a toilet seat the offers you the most comfort and goes with your bathroom design and your personal tastes.

 4.HEIGHT

There are generally 2 types of heights for the normal folks of the height(standard) of those who are taller than normal(universal height). The standard height of toilet ranges from 14 inches to 15 inches and the universal height ranges from 15 inches to 17 inches.

Taller toilet tends to be more comfortable for tall people so consider the height of your average person in the house and see which one will be more comfortable.

5.CLEANING

This is one of the most important things to have in mind when you want to purchase a toilet.

Depending on the type you choose there are toilets that have the glossy finish that eliminates the accumulation of odour-causing germs, mould and bacteria ensuring that your toilet stays clean and fresh.

The type of a toilet also makes a difference in ensuring that it is easy to clean, an example is the fact the One-piece toilet is easy to clean because it has no crevices.

6.TYPE OF FLUSHING SYSTEMS

You will agree with me that there is no ECO-FRIENDLY toilet without putting the flushing system in consideration.

 That is why it is important to look at the flushing mechanisms of the toilet you purchase because it can be a save you some bills. This also affects the noise of the toilet.

There are different types of flushing systems;

The most common ones are the Pressure assisted and the gravity flush systems.

Pressure-assisted; this utilizes pressured air which pushes water into the bowl when you flush.

The main advantage of this type of flushing is that it uses a small amount of water per flush and reduces clogging but is also more expensive.

Gravity systems; the water creates flushing pressure from the tank through gravity and into the bowl, utilizing the S-shaped trapway to prevent clogging.

Note; a glazed trapway also assist in ensuring that the solid waste sticks and flushed down

Dual Flush; here you are given a choice via a push button to use more water for flushing or less.

Touchless; after you finish your business and step away the toilet flushes itself

There is also Aqua-piston, flush systems.

7.PRICE RANGE

Depending on the budget you have allocated for your new toilet, the price of a premium may range from 2000 dollars down to other which are much less.

This depends on the design of the toilet, the flushing mechanism, materials, technology additions and the brand on the toilet.

8.ROUND Vs ELONGATED TOILET

Elongated bowl toilets are toilets with an oval shape which range from 31 inches, reasons you will consider an elongated toilet is;

  • They are more comfortable  and they reduce the messes and so are better when used by both men and  women
  • They are ADA compliant
  • They offer support to the thighs
  • They are more expensive

Round bowl toilets tend to be a lot smaller around 28 inches and reasons you might consider a round bowl toilet is;

  • They take less space and so can be installed in smaller bathrooms
  • They are cheaper

9.ONE-PIECE OR TWO-PIECE TOILET

There are generally two types of toilets; One-piece-this has a tank infused with the bowl and the pedestal. Two-piece– that has a separated bowl and pedestal.

 A one-piece type of toilet is:

  • Easier to clean because they eliminate crevices
  • Easy to install
  • They are most costly than the two-piece because of manufacturing.

A Two-piece toilet:

  • Less expensive
  • Harder to install

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