Buying a new toilet can be very exciting but also stressful. There is a lot of planning that goes into the decision to install a new toilet, and it is best to do this well in advance to ensure you get it right. A lot of time should be spent thinking about the size and shape of the toilet, the most suitable type of materials for it, and what will work best for your bathroom’s layout.
It is always important to consider the room available for the toilet, as well as the space you have available for installing it. This may seem obvious, but it is something that most people forget. Take your time when buying a toilet. Don’t rush into anything and take your time to assess whether the choice on offer is the right one.
Do not be afraid to ask for a few opinions, whether from friends or family, as the more opinions you have the better chance there is of making an informed decision. You can then put together your thoughts and talk with the salesperson to decide which is the best product. When you decide on a toilet, it is highly recommended that you get a Splash Guard as well for maximum comfort and sanitation.
It is also very important to consider how much space you have available for installing the toilet. This should not be rushed into, and you should give yourself plenty of time to make the right decisions. It is not possible to install the toilet over carpet/carpet flooring, so you need to decide if you are going to go for an en-suite or a regular bathroom.
If you are going for an en-suite, you can expect to get quite a large one, although some people do choose this route. They enjoy the privacy and freedom of having the toilet within their own space and don’t like the idea of sharing with anyone else. Another thing to consider is cost.
Many people believe that they can get a great deal from a retailer. Unfortunately, many stores don’t offer competitive prices and you can end up paying a lot more than you would for a good quality toilet. The internet provides you with the opportunity to do price comparisons and take yourself closer to home.
As mentioned before, there are various different types of toilets. This may seem a bit confusing at first but if you look carefully at the choices available to you and then make a decision, you should be in a position to make the correct choice.
Take the time to compare the various models you come across. You could even consider buying two or three toilets for different rooms, one for each family member. Before buying, it’s a good idea to do some research into the various types of toilets available.
Do some research online as well – you can find lots of useful information on the internet about the subject. It is important that you have the correct measurements in place when choosing a toilet. Measure down both inside and outside the stall and make sure that the measurements are correct.
If you have young children, take time to choose a toilet that can be used by all the members of the household. Some parents have difficulty in fitting an older child, or older siblings, in a shared bathroom and so this might be an option to consider if you have more than one bathroom.
If you are buying a toilet online, you should think about buying a range of fixtures rather than one brand and stick with these, so that it is easier to find something that you like at the end of the day. Consider a range of different finishes.
There is often a choice between chrome and brass and these are great if you want something that is classy and modern. It might even be worth considering a metal tank rather than a wooden one. Finishes can vary from glossy and Matt to hand-rubbed and we recommend you take the time to find something that suits your personal taste.
Once you have made the right decisions regarding the size and type of finish you would like, you are ready to go shopping. Online shopping is so much easier than going into a bricks-and-mortar store and although you will be more expensive initially, you will save time and money by avoiding the hassle of queuing for a long time.
Just remember to measure out how much space you have in the area you are planning to fit the toilet and then go shopping for it online. If you take your time, there is no reason why you won’t get a great-looking toilet for a great price.