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Best Electric Toilet Seat

The toilet is a design that hasn’t seen a lot of new changes in the last couple of decades.  There are a couple of upgrades that you can enjoy at your home toilet, though, and with a little bit of work, you will be able to find someone who can help you to install it (or if you have the know-how, you can install it yourself).

Best Electric Toilet Seats 2018

There are many different electric toilet seats out there on the market, to say nothing of the non-electric ones out there that offer things like a bidet, and knowing which one is right for you can be very hard.  However, if you are looking to make sure that whichever toilet seat that you buy is the best one for you and for ensuring the most comfort possible, you are going to find that this guide will be a lot of help to you.  But first, let us look at a comparison chart!

So without any further ado, here are the best electric toilet seats out there in 2018!

Toilet SeatSeat HeatBidetBowl Cleaning
TOTO SW2034-01 Elongated C100YesYesYes
SmartBidet SB-2000YesYesYes
TOTO SW2044-01 C200YesYesYes

At a first glance, there’s not much difference between all of these toilet seats, which is why it is all the more important that reviews like this are written.  There are a lot of similarities between electric toilet seats, much like how there are a myriad of similarities between high-end furniture and high-end guitars and the like, and for someone who doesn’t know too much about them, figuring out which one is right for them can be a very difficult thing. So now, on to the reviews of the electric toilet seats!

1

TOTO SW2034-01 Elongated C100 Washlet Electric Toilet – The Standard

This is kind of the standard toilet seat covering by which we will be measuring the rest of the toilet seats that we review today. There are a lot of great things that this toilet seat can do for you, so let’s dive right in (get it? Because there’s a toilet involved? Trust me, it was funny, let’s move on).

To begin with, though we reviewed the elongated model, they are available in both elongated and round shapes (bet you didn’t know that there were two different toilet shapes, eh?). Both are set up to allow you to spray the seat before you use the bathroom. This may sound silly, but what it’s doing is pre-misting the toilet, ensuring that the toilet bowl will be cleaned easily when you flush after finishing your business.

The seat is heated, of course, because no one likes a cold toilet bowl. It keeps the seat at a nice warm temperature, even when you’re not sitting on it, and ensuring that you are going to be able to enjoy your time on the porcelain throne. 

And once you’re done, the most important and most notable feature comes into play. It has a gentle bidet with two oscillating nozzles, which means that it will help you to make sure that you are better cleaned, and that you are better cleaned without having to resort to just using toilet paper or something similar. 

All the controls for all these functions are positioned to the right of the toilet seat, which will allow you to use them even when you are on the toilet. The whole package is easy to install if you have a basic understanding of how your toilet works, and it will make your toilet time much better.

PROS
  • Improves the toilet experience
  • Easy to use
CONS
  • Requires installation
  • Some have difficulty reaching the controls
2

SmartBidet SB-2000 Electric Toilet Seat – The Alternative Standard

The title of this toilet is a bit more honest about what the function of it really is than the name of the TOTO model we just looked at was, that’s for sure. However, if you’re looking for a good bidet, you will find that this is a good option for anyone who doesn’t have the money to build an actual separate bidet. And if you have a separate bidet, you probably don’t need to be spending your time reading this.

As with so many of these devices, the seat is warmed. This seat heater has three levels that you can set it to in order to ensure you will be as comfortable as possible, and if you’re looking to ensure that you will be able to sit on the seat any time of day without fear of the dreaded cold seat, it is important.

Of course, as the name makes clear, the bidet is the central point of this toilet seat. This bidet has a lot of options that you can utilize. It has 5 variable water pressure levels, it has 5 adjustable nozzle positions, and it has 3 water temperatures, all designed to ensure that when you are running the bidet, you are going to be as comfortable as possible.

But once you’re done using the bidet to clean yourself, you don’t need to reach for the toilet paper! You can simply go ahead and use the heating element to dry yourself, and then you’re saving plenty of money on the toilet paper that you really no longer need. Sounds like a good deal, right?

PROS
  • Easy to use with mounted controls
  • Eliminates the need for the use of toilet paper, really
CONS
  • Controls hard to reach
3

TOTO SW2044-01 C200 Washlet Electric Seat – The Advanced Model With A Remote

It may be the most expensive of the toilet seats we reviewed, but that does not mean that it is necessarily not worth the money or anything like that. It is actually a lot easier to use and to work with when you’re using the restroom.

As with the C100, the C200 comes with a pre-mist, which means that before you use the toilet, it lays down a layer of mist to help the fluids and solids move with more ease, cutting down on how often you have to clean the toilet bowl. It also makes it less likely that you are going to have unpleasant odors that will linger there afterward.

Then, of course, there’s the fact that it has a deodorizer, which works to trap the various particles that make up the smell when one uses the bathroom and prevent them from escaping the toilet bowl.

Once you’re done using the bathroom, you’re going to be able to use the pulsing cleaner to clean off yourself, of course, and then you can use the air dryer to make sure that you don’t have to use a piece of toilet paper. 

So, what is the big difference that causes this to be about a hundred dollars more than its less advanced model? Well, it comes with a remote. That may seem like something that is very minor, but when it all comes down to it, you are going to find that electric toilet seats and the electric toilet seat with a  bidet may make the whole process of using the bathroom a bit easier and more comfortable, but they come with a minor problem. The fact that it can be hard to actually be able to reach the control, especially for the bigger people out there, is the problem I speak of. Having a remote fixes that problem quite handily, really.

This is a great electric toilet seat, especially if you find that hitting the controls was hard for you,

PROS
  • Remote for easy access
  • Makes toilet paper a thing of the past
CONS
  • A bit more expensive for that easy access

Best Electric Toilet Seat - Buyer's Guide

Now that we’ve taken a look at the best toilet seats on the market, you may have some questions. Here are a few answers that will help you make your choice.

How Much Work Is The Installation Process?

This all depends on the toilet seat. For example, there are toilet seats on this list that can do everything from acting as a bidet to warming your seat while you’re sitting, and there are toilet seats that did not make this list that simply add heat. If you have heat and a mister or electric pump for a bidet, you need an electric outlet to be able to run that. If you have a bidet nozzle, a mister, really any water running through that, then your toilet seat must tap into the water line or the toilet water reservoir (not the toilet bowl, but the place the toilet bowl fills from) somehow. Actually, attaching the toilet seat to the toilet is the easiest part; getting all those things to run is the harder part.

Do I Really Need A Remote?

Sit down in a chair and, without moving your hips, try and see the extreme right side of the chair. If you can’t, or you can’t reach that area, then you need a remote. The truth is that most people probably don’t need a remote, but for some people it can make the whole process of using their electric toilet seat and bidet easier. If you have back issues, or if you just like convenience, consider getting the remote is the point.

Conclusion


So, we looked at three great toilet seats for making sure that you can use the bathroom in comfort, but a winner must be crowned. There can, after all, only be one electric bidet seat that will win the title ‘best electric toilet seat’. 

The winner here is the SmartBidet SB-2000. Yes, the offerings from TOTO electric toilet seats were good ones, and well worth a look, but the SmartBidet SB-2000 has so much to offer that it really cannot be said that anything else is comparable. If you are looking for the best toilet seat, then here it is.

So, if you’re looking for the best toilet seat out there, make sure that you consider what you need, and you consider what you want, as well as how much you’re willing to spend. If you do this, you can’t go wrong, whatever electric toilet seat or electric bidet you pick.