By now, you must have heard a lot about the benefits of Toto washlets. Apart from helping you avoid toilet paper, a Washlet provides you with thorough cleaning and better comfort.
On the downside, buying a high end Washlet can burn a hole in your pocket, especially if you’re a first time buyer. To save money and to make a better decision, it’s important to know which Toto toilet is suitable for your needs and budget. In addition, you should have some basic knowledge of how a Washlet and its various features work.
Toto Washlets: A Brief Overview of Features
There are a few essential features that are present in almost all the Washlet models, even the basic ones. Let take a look at these.
- Ability to adjustable water pressure, volume and temperature.
- Dual action spray with pulsating and oscillating functionality.
- Heated seat with the ability to control temperature.
- A fully functional control panel.
- Docking station for ease of installation and cleaning.
If you’re looking for more advanced features, you can choose from the following list:
- Automatic Open and Close Lid
- Dual Action Spray with Oscillating and Pulsating Functionality
- Water Heating System
- Self-Cleaning Wands
- Ergonomic Seat Design
- Air dryer with Temperature control
- Multiple User Settings
- Remote Control
- Water Premist
- Washlet+ (Connect+)
- Night Light
How to Choose the Right Toto Washlet for You?
Above features can overwhelm even the most experienced buyer. But, don’t worry. All you have to do is choose a Washlet that can fulfill all your basic needs. The good news is that basic features are present in almost all the washlets. In addition to these, you might want to focus on some additional features such as remote control, air-dryer and air deodorizer that suit your lifestyle and health conditions.
Last but not the least – you need to make sure that your toilet is compatible with your chosen Toto Washlet before making the purchase. Ideally the difference the two bolts holes should be around 5 ½ “(+/- 0.25). And the centre of the tank should be at a distance of least 1.75” from the bolt hole. Most buyers easily neglect this important step and end up buying a wrong Washlet that doesn’t fit their toilet. Ideally, the difference the two bolt holes should be around 5 ½ “(+/- 0.25). And the centre of the tank should be at a distance of at least 1.75” from the bolt hole.