I know it goes without saying that whenever anyone enters your house they get an idea of what taste you have when it comes to home décor. The same however cannot be said of other parts of your neatly embellished home. Like your bathroom or toilet for instance, most if not all of us have always chosen to neglect that part of our home. However, today I’m going to make you think differently about decorating your toilet. Think about it for a second, what is the most standout item in your commode? Is it the bathroom faucets, shower head, towel rail or the toilet seat? I will jump the gun and say, you would rather go for the best toilet seats.
So, why do I need a new toilet seat?
Having recently moved into a new home and decided to change the entire décor to fit your preferences, why not have your toilet decor match that of your entire home. Maybe you have been staying in your current home for quite some time and are tired of looking at your somewhat lopsided, faded and stained toilet seats. The most informed thing to do would be to change your toilets seats to achieve the beauty in your bathroom. Obviously having an entire bathroom remodeling will only incur heavy costs (which is unnecessary really). I have been online to search for toilet seat reviews but all I could find is “how to repair toilet seats articles.” I therefore had to use the available information to create an article that is going to help you choose the best toilet seats.
I was looking online for some data and one thing came to my mind. How long does a toilet seat last? I saw varying information. However, I kept bumping on to 6-10 years which seemed to be everyone’s estimation (I will live that one to you). I however prefer if a toilet or the seat could last for at least 51/2 years.
Toilet seats tend to get ruined through cleaning routines that may leave them stained or broken. For the record, most toilet cleaning methods are meant to keep them glowing and rejuvenated. It however beats logic why they would be the main cause for damage and ugliness. Nonetheless, I decided to look for types of toilet seats. And, there are basically two common types; round and elongated toilet seats. This factor also determined what size they were. An elongated toilet seat is the bigger version, while the round toilet seat is the smaller of the two.
A round toilet seat measures about 16.5 inches, while its counterpart measures approximately 18.5 inches. It should be noted, however, that these metrics are determined carefully by measuring from the front of the bowl to the middle of the hinges at the back of the bowl/lid area. When it comes to picking the best toilet seat, it should not be a question of round vs. elongated toilet. This is because toilet seats are made to fit on any of the two sizes. Elongated toilet seats could only vary slightly from their counterpart if they were slightly wider to accommodate portly individuals.
Wooden vs. Plastic toilet seats
Most of our toilets are equipped with wooden toilet seats. This could be for any reason apart from what the builder recommended. However, it is not a shame to have plastic toilet seats in your home. Wooden toilet seats are generally comfortable and warmer. They are also sturdier and will last longer than plastic seats. Plastic seats on the other hand are generally cheaper and may be improvised to accommodate special modifications like an automatic slow closing lid.
Therefore, when it comes to choosing the best toilet seat, you should go for either wood or plastic seat. A wood toilet seat will offer you versatility, functionality, and durability. Plastic seats are more likely to crack forcing you to spend more on replacements. Wood toilet seats may be expensive but they guarantee comfort and steadiness to your back-side.
How to choose the best toilet seat?
There is no special way to choose what toilet seat will do the trick for you, other than choosing between wood or plastic seats. Other factors will depend with how you choose to purchase them. For instance, not all manufacturers will have the same warranty advantage. You can also choose read online reviews and sample out products that have received a lot of backing up by many customers. A good toilet seat review will have both pros and cons of a particular product. This therefore calls for caution while shopping.
To give you an idea of what products to check out and make things easy for you, I picked 5 products and reviewed them here. [Read more…] about Best Toilet Seats 2018 – Ultimate Guide and Review