Toilet bidet seats are commonly used in most countries around the world such as Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Upgrading to a toilet bidet seat has some advantages including providing better personal hygiene and cleaning, being an environmentally friendly choice, and helping you to save money in the long run.
Benefits of Upgrading to a Bidet
Toilet bidet seats provide better personal hygiene and cleaning as dry toilet paper can still leave you unclean with some residue still stuck on your skin. By using a toilet bidet seat, the water helps to remove any residue and helps you feel cleaner after you are done.
Toilet bidet seats are also more environmentally friendly as it reduces the amount of trees needed to supply the toilet paper. The bleaching process used to manufacture toilet paper is also very damaging to the earth and the people therefore, when considering the additional factors such as transportation and packaging for toilet paper, the cost of using a bidet will be lower in the long run.
Did you know that a person uses an average of 81 rolls of toilet paper which is converted to spending approximately $243 a year on toilet paper. In other words, you are flushing your money down the drain! But with a TOTO Washlet (Electrical bidet seat) or TOTO Ecowasher (Manual Bidet Seat), you will save minimally $182 a year and this amount is even higher depending on the number of household members you have.
Toilet Bidet Seat Buying Guide
You should first consider how much you are willing to spend and factor in the costs and savings of using a toilet bidet seat. As mentioned earlier, using a toilet bidet seat will reduce toilet paper usage by approximately 75%, saving you money each year. You should also consider the functions you need and the features you want when looking for a toilet bidet.
- Electrical VS Non-Electrical
It is recommended to start with a non-electrical bidet seat first as it is easier to install and a more affordable option. Once you really like it, you can consider upgrading it to an electrical one that is known as an electrical shower toilet seat or washlet.
TOTO washlet offer even more features and benefits in the long run as compared to a manual ecowasher which only comes with basic features such as having a rear and feminine wash feature.
Washlet Cleansing Features
- Feminine Wash
This feature adjusts the nozzle angle from pointing towards the rear of the seat to a few inches forward. This helps women improve their feminine hygiene.
- Heated Seat
This popular feature allows you to have a warm seat when you sit down and is especially nice to have during the cooler nights.
- Heated Air Dry
After using a nozzle, a warm airflow can be turned on to dry the posterior area. This is a useful feature in drying wet areas quickly to keep the bathroom clean and tidy always.
- Adjustable Water Temperature
All electric bidet seats will offer the option to adjust the water temperature in greater detail. As you will be using it over the next several years, if you are more particular about finding the right temperature, this will be a good function to invest in.
Lastly, you should check if there is any warranty offered.
TOTO, is the founder of washlets and is one of the most renowned manufacturers of toilet accessories in the world. With its vast amount of advanced features and high quality materials, you should consider getting one for yourself! Contact us at 62950966 or 96362966 to find out more!