Toilet Seats And The Different Types You Should Know

With improvements in technology, selecting a toilet seat is much simpler and affordable then it used to be.  There are more options than ever, with options of a soft close or quick removal seat to cleansing and deodorising toilet seats. Depending on you and your family’s preference you can select from a range of unique toilet seats designed for convenience and comfort.

Whether you are renovating your toilet suite or upgrading your toilet seat, there are a number of decisions to be made, a standard toilet seat in most homes is a round shape, however, depending on the shape of your toilet bowl you may have an elongated shaped seat. The following guide will hopefully help you decide which style, shape and colour is the right option for your home.

Types Of Toilet Seats

Soft Close Seat

A slow close toilet seat is essentially a seat that closes on its own. Once you place a small amount of pressure on the seat it will automatically close. Compared to traditional toilet seats, a soft close seat creates almost no noise, making it a great option to guarantee privacy in your bathroom. The low sound of these seats is beneficial for families with small children who have particular anxiety with closing seats correctly.

Heated Toilet Seat

Heated toilet seats are becoming more popular in today’s generation. The temperature of a heated toilet seat can be adjusted for individual preferences. The heat provided by the seat can help muscular aches and pains and provide relaxation and comfort. During the cold winter months, we are all familiar with a cold toilet seat in the middle of the night or first thing in the morning. Heated toilet seats will allow you to control the temperature, so your heating temperature is set at the temperature of your liking.

Raised Toilet Seat

A raised toilet seat is a good option for people with reduced mobility or a disability. The elderly can also benefit from a raised toilet seat, they may have difficulty in lowering themselves down to the height of a regular toilet this can become a safety issue. So opting for a raised toilet seat could be a good option as they are designed to elevate the toilet seat by a few inches this can make a big difference for those who struggle with sitting down to use the toilet and the extra height may help to prevent falls.

Bidet Toilet Seat

The main function of the bidet toilet seat is personal hygiene washing. After using the toilet,  the bidet wand sprays water through nozzles to provide a personal cleaning action. Both hygienic and economical, there is no need for toilet paper or to flush paper down the toilet. The bidet seat comes with many functions so you can adjust the settings to a temperature and water spray which is comfortable to you.


Toilet Seats

Which one is suitable for you?

In addition to functionality, there are a number of decisions to take in to account when selecting a toilet seat, is the right shape and type to suit your toilet, comfort is a priority and the colour and material. If you are replacing your toilet seat, it may be a good time to upgrade your toilet to a more water efficient model. Similar seat toilets are available in many styles and colours. If it is time for a new toilet or toilet seat reach out to Just Bathroomware with our extensive bathroom range such as Duravit SensoWash, Villeroy & Boch, Parisi, Studio Bagno and TOTO Washlet shower toilets are guaranteed to impress. One of our qualified team members will be more than happy to assist you.