Toilet Buying Guide

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Whether you're looking to renovate your bathroom or simply in need of a toilet upgrade, you have come to the right place. Get ready to dive into our comprehensive toilet buying guide to explore HOROW’s expansive toilet types!

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Five Steps to Choosing the Best Toilet for You

Before Buying

Toilet Measurements

Toilet Types

Toilet Shape

Toilet Design

Factors to Consider Before Buying a Toilet

Before you take the plunge into toilet shopping, let's consider a few essential factors tailored to your bathroom's unique needs:

Bathroom Space

Is your bathroom cozy or spacious? Understanding your bathroom sizes will help you make the best decision on round or elongated toilets, one-piece toilets or wall hung toilet without cramping your style.

Bathroom User

Who will be using the toilet? Consider the needs of all household members, from little ones to seniors. Does the toilet height need to be above 17 inches high, or the standard height will just do?

Bathroom Style

What vibe do you want to show with your bathroom? Whether it's modern chic or vintage charm, we've got wide toilet bowl types to complement every aesthetic.

Toilet Bowl Dimensions: How to Measure

Ensuring that the new toilet bowl dimensions match the available space in your bathroom for a seamless installation. By meticulously measuring the bathroom's dimensions, you also will know which toilet types to choose that fit perfectly and also cater to the needs of all users.

Toilet Rough-in

The toilet rough-in is the distance from the bare wall to the centre of the toilet’s floor drainpipe or toilet floor bolts if there is an existing toilet. Common rough-in distance in American households are 10, 12 and 14 inches. If your measurement is between these number, round down to the nearest number. For example, if your measurement is 11 inches, then you should choose a 10 inch model.

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Toilet Rough-in

The toilet rough-in is the distance from the bare wall to the centre of the toilet’s floor drainpipe or toilet floor bolts if there is an existing toilet. Common rough-in distance in American households are 10, 12 and 14 inches. If your measurement is between these number, round down to the nearest number. For example, if your measurement is 11 inches, then you should choose a 10 inch model.

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Toilet Height Dimensions: How to Measure

Toilet seat height affects user comfort and accessibility and tank height affect toilet compatibility with surrounding fixtures. The standard seat height is 14-1/2 to 16 inches and 27–32″ for tank height in U.S.To measure seat height, you should focus on the distance between the floor and the top rim of the seat or tank if tank height or overall height is measured.

Standard Height Toilets

14-1/2 to 16 inches high, standard toilets offer a more familiar toilet experience for average users and are better fit into small bathrooms with a traditional and low-profile styling.

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ADA-Compliant Toilets

17 to 19 inches high, ADA-compliant toilets feature taller bowl height and ensure minimal physical effort during and post use, wide accessibility for senior and people with limited mobility.

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Toilet Types

  • Automatic Toilets:Automatic toilets boast automatic lid opening and closing, hands-free operation throughout the way, reducing germ spread while enhance toilet experience.
  • Traditional Toilets:Traditional toilets allow more control over flush and provide easier operation and maintenance with fewer mechanical parts.

Toilet Flushing

  • Single Flushing Toilet:Use same water volume every time, very simple and user-friendly experience.
  • Dual Flushing Toilet:Half and full flush for effective cleaning in different situation, saves water and reduce water bills. 

Toilet Shapes: Round Or Elongated Toilet?

  • Elongated Toilet:Elongated toilet shapes offer more space for thighs, additional sitting comfort, contemporary design, more water efficient each flush.
  • Round Toilet:2 inch shorter than elongated toilet, round toilet shapes carry a classic look and serves as a space saving solution for compact bathroom.

Toilet Design

  • All-in-one Bidet Toilets:Enhance functionality, slim design, better cleanliness.
  • One-Piece Toilets:Seamless Design, easier to clean and sleek modern look.
  • Two-Piece Toilets:Independent parts, easy to install and replace, more matching options.
  • Wall-Hung Toilets:Chic look, ideal for small bathrooms, easy floor cleaning

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